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Decontamination for Laboratory Biosafety

If your biopharmaceutical laboratory is in need of decontamination or decontamination testing, GL Technologies has helped organizations to test and certify their laboratories to maintain worker safety and industry compliance. If there is an accumultation of microbial contaminatin in your lab, this potentially can lead to the transmission of disease. GL Technologies will start with the removal of any potential hazards and implement sterilization protocols to clean the equipment surfaces to eliminate any contaminants that could cause issues to the environment of the facility. With a team of experts, we have over 4 decades experience in helping these laboratory facilities not only to decontaminate their facilities but implement safety procedures and equipment calibration.

To speak with the experts about your decontamination needs, please fill out our online form or give us a call!


The Significance of Decontamination

Decontamination is the process of eliminating or reducing the presence of harmful biological agents, chemicals, or other hazardous materials from laboratory equipment, surfaces, and waste. It plays an important role in maintaining a safe and clean laboratory environment, preventing cross-contamination, and complying with regulatory standards.

Full Analysis Prior to Decontamination

With a qualified team that specializes in laboratory services, testing, and certification, we will evaluate any contamination issues your lab may be experienced and create a customized plan to clean up the facility not only for the current moment, but for future years. Biopharmaceutical organizations have different needs, no matter if its surface, fog, or gas decontamination, GL-Tec will provide implementations and recommendations for future occurences: GL Technologies will come to your facility and evaluate what issues you have and work towards a goal that will keep the facility compliant and employees safe.

Key Reasons for Decontamination


To start, lab decontamination makes sure that the protection of personnel working within the lab environment are safe. Hazardous chemicals, biological agents, and radioactive materials are often handled in laboratories, posing potential health risks. Decontamination procedures such as thorough cleaning and sterilization minimize these risks by reducing the presence of harmful substances and preventing accidental exposure. It also safeguards the integrity of experiments and research outcomes. Contamination can lead to skewed results, rendering experiments unreliable or invalid. By maintaining a clean and uncontaminated environment, scientists can trust the accuracy of their data.


Laboratory decontamination provides protection for laboratory personnel, preventing their exposure to hazardous chemicals, pathogens, or radiation, thereby protecting their health and well-being. Compliance with decontamination protocols is important to maintain the integrity of experimental results and to minimize cross-contamination, maintaining accuracy and reliability of data. It upholds environmental responsibility by preventing the release of harmful substances into the ecosystem and supports adherence to ethical research practices. Lab decontamination serves as a cornerstone of regulatory compliance, promoting a culture of safety and environmental awareness.

Research Integrity

Laboratory decontamination makes sure that experimental results are accurate and reliable, as contamination can introduce variables that skew data and compromise the validity of scientific results. It also upholds the safety of researchers and the environment by eliminating hazardous materials and preventing accidental exposure to harmful substances. Decontamination preservers the integrity of the scientific community by meeting ethical standards, as it prevents cross-contamination between experiments and protects against the unintentional spread of contaminants that could affect other researchers’ work.

We Provide a Variety of Chemical Treatments

Sodium Hypochlorite (pH neutralized or basic)
Peracetic Acid with Hydrogen Peroxide
Chlorine Dioxide (aqueous)
Detergents and alcohols

Key Benefits of Proper Decontamination

Safety Assurance

Laboratory decontamination maintains the safety of laboratory personnel, researchers, and the surrounding environment. By effectively removing or neutralizing contaminants such as chemical residues, biological agents, or radioactive materials, it minimizes the risk of accidental exposure and contamination-related accidents. This not only protects the health and well-being of individuals working in the lab but also prevents the release of hazardous substances into the broader community.

Preservation of Research Integrity

Maintaining a clean and uncontaminated laboratory environment is essential for preserving the integrity of scientific experiments and research outcomes. Contaminants can introduce variables that interfere with experimental results, leading to inaccurate data and compromised research findings. Proper decontamination protocols help researchers maintain the consistency and reliability of their experiments, ensuring that their research outcomes are valid and trustworthy. This benefit is particularly crucial in fields such as microbiology, chemistry, and environmental science, where even trace levels of contamination can skew results.

About GL Technologies

GL Technologies
(formally Calibration Consultants) is a full service calibration provider specializing in the Biopharmaceutical and Medical Device industries. Our management has worked in, managed, and developed FDA cGMP fully compliant programs. Our services include roving crews for the Biopharmaceuticals for regular scheduled calibrations or shutdown and new system situations.

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