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How can I measure air contamination ?

This is sometimes called aerocontamination. Air contamination is defined by the amount of particles in the air, whether inert (dust) or viable (alive = micro-organisms).

In the food industry, it is of utmost importance to monitor the amount of micro-organisms (viable particle rate) to prevent aerial contamination of products. Open Petri dishes are used for this monitoring: this sedimentation method is used to view the viable particles that land on a surface.

LCB food safety offers an air sampling device (AIR TEST®) enabling you to :
- perform a quantitative and qualitative analysis of your production environment,
- monitor your environment for the data obtained (setting thresholds),
- use Aerial Surface Disinfection solutions to obtain a microbiological balance enabling you to ensure the sanitary quality of your products.

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