contamination

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contamination

A condition of impurity resulting from mixture with a foreign substance.

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A: To prevent cross contamination in stainless steel processing equipment, bioprocess engineers must develop and validate clean-in-place (CIP) procedures that remove all residual proteins between processes.
A: Microbial contamination is one of the greatest threats to bioprocesses.
Therefore, it's in our best interests to know the condition of our ranges and to respond when contamination threatens to spread.
Industrial radioactive material applications, however, actually carry the greatest hazard potential for causing broader contamination within a foundry and pose the risk for both internal and external human exposure.