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Veltek Associates, Inc. - WipeDown® 1-2-3

Company Background 

Veltek Associates, Inc. (VAI) is the leader in contamination control for pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and USP <797> industries worldwide. VAI designs innovative solutions to address the control of particulate and microbial contamination while striving to develop meaningful technical relationships with our clients. VAI has been an industry leader since 1981 and owns numerous USA and foreign patents. VAI’s comprehensive USP <797> contamination control program provides a guide to assuring patient protection in compounding sterile preparations. Our full circle approach addresses the practices and conditions required by USP to maintain safe and compliant aseptic compounding. For each condition and practice required, VAI has a solution. VAI is committed to continual innovation and improvement of our products to satisfy current and future regulatory requirements. Our industry experience and corporate capabilities provide the framework for continuing our leadership in contamination control. VAI’s product lines include: environmental monitoring equipment, laboratory services including antimicrobial testing, saturated wipers, dry wipers, a USP <800> compliance wipe kit, sterile disinfectants, sterile sporicides, cleaning agents, cleaning application equipment, personnel gowning, and consulting and training services. 

Product Overview 

VAI’s WipeDown® 1-2-3 has been specifically designed to address the risk of occupational exposure to most hazardous drugs during compounding sterile preparations, and administering, as outlined in USP <800>. WipeDown 1-2-3 is a sterile three-step application wipe kit, that when used in sequence, provides deactivation, decontamination, and disinfection/cleaning of sterile compounding surfaces from most hazardous drugs. WipeDown 1-2-3 satisfies both USP <797> compounding sterile preparations and USP <800> hazardous drugs – handling in healthcare settings. 

Each Sterile WipeDown 1-2-3 Kit Includes:

 Packet #1: HYPO-CHLOR®, 5.25% Sodium Hypochlorite for Deactivation

Packet #2: THIO-WIPE®, 2% USP Sodium Thiosulfate for Decontamination 

Packet #3: ALCOH-WIPE®, 70% USP Isopropyl Alcohol for Disinfecting/Cleaning 

All three packets consist of premium wiper material that is, non-woven, non-shedding, and 12" x 12" (#1) or 9" x 12" size (#2 and #3) for optimal use and saturation. Each chemical component is formulated with water for injection and filtered at 0.2 microns with sterility assurance via aseptic fill into gamma irradiated sterile components or through gamma irradiation. Individual kits, containing all three packets, are individually bagged and packaged into a liner bag for easy transport into sterile areas. Each kit is individually labeled with lot number and expiration and each shipment of WipeDown 1-2-3 is supported by lot specific documentation. 

Product Specifications

- Quality and Manufacturing 

- Lot sterility tested according to current USP compendium. 

- Formulated with water for injection. 

- Filtered at 0.2 microns. 

- Completely lot traceable. 

- Double bagged sterile. 

- All three chemicals are assayed according to current USP compendium. 

- Gamma irradiated or aseptically filled into sterile components. 

- Delivered with lot specific documentation. 

Features and Benefits 

- Packaged neatly folded for easy removal. 

- Easy tear perforations on each wiper packet for easy open. 

- Designed to comply with USP <797> Sterile Kit. 

- Ready-to-use. 

- 12" x 12" (#1) or 9" x 12" size (#2 and #3). 

- Wiper material is low in particulate shedding and soluble extracts. 

- Deactivates most hazardous drugs present on compounding surfaces. 

Trade Shows/Meetings Attended 

VAI will be attending ASHP’s Midyear 2018 Meeting in Anaheim, CA from December 2nd-6th. We will be displaying our WipeDown 1-2-3 and other USP <797> compliance products. Please come visit us at booth #755. 

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