Europe vs. the World – Medical Air Production and Purity

We will discuss and explore the ways medical air is being handled by standards, regulatory agencies, and hospitals around the world with a particular emphasis on ISO 7396-1, HTM 02-01 and the European Pharmacopeia.
Specific points to be discussed include:
The First Rule of Medical Gas and how this is observed in different standards.
Air quality and the pharmacopeia.
The compressor’s role – oil less and oil lubricated compressors
Purification, gains and losses
GMP in the basement : The Columbian experiment