Setting up an ASHRAE 110 Fume Hood Performance Test Laboratory in Malaysia

What’s a Ducted Fume Hood ?  Many laboratories have ducted fume hoods installed. A chemical ducted fume hood is a significant safety device that is critical to maintaining acceptable laboratory air quality and preventing user exposure to potentially harmful chemicals. Yet, the fume hood is the most misunderstood and misused safety device in the laboratory.  […]

TMS is appointed Sole Agent for Neogen Culture Media

Neogen Culture Media Neogen’s culture media products are used by leading scientists and researchers around the world in a variety of applications, including food safety and the production of vaccines. The global harmonization of the products under the Neogen Culture Media brand means that our customers will receive the exact same formulation for the same […]

Water Activity 101 – Definition

WATER ACTIVITY (aw) is derived from fundamental principles of thermodynamics and physical chemistry. As a thermodynamic principle there are requirements in defining water activity that must be met. These requirements are: pure water (aw = 1.0) is the standard state, the system is in equilibrium, and the temperature is defined. In the equilibrium state μ = […]

Complete Calibration and Preventive Maintenance Service For Aqualab Water Activity Meter

Complete Calibration and Preventive Maintenance Service for  MeterFood’s Aqualab Water Activity Meter  Model includes : Pawkit, Aqualab 3, Aqualab Pre, Aqualab Series 4/TE/TEV, AQ3 and VSA Team Medical & Scientific Sdn. Bhd. (TMS) is the sole agent and licensed calibration service provider for MeterFood’s Aqualab Water Activtiy Meter. TMS Water Activity Meter Calibration and Preventive […]

How does germicidal UV light improve the indoor air quality ?

A brief history of germicidal UV light :  2014 outbreak of the Ebola virus and the recent spread of the novel coronavirus disease 2020 (COVID-19) have generated renew interest in germicidal ultraviolet (UV) lamps for disinfection. UV radiant energy was first used for disinfecting surfaces in 1877, then in water since 1910 and in air […]

Can HEPA Air Purifier Capture the Covid 19 Coronavirus ?

High-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filter is widely use in medical and industrial clean rooms to filter air particulate and capture air-borne pathogens.  In regarding to question, whether Air Purifier with HEPA filter is efficiently capture the virus that caused the COVID-19 virus, the answer is obviously – Yes. Evidences have showed that Covid 19 is […]

Regulatory Related to Ductless Fume Hood in Malaysia

Ductless Fume Hood is a viable alternative for Ducted Fume Hood.  Ductless Fume Hood consist of 3 main component;  the hood, filters (combination of Carbon filter and Hepa filter) and fan.  It is different from ducted fume hood, Ductless Fume Hood does not connect to the mechanical ventilation system of a building.  It does not […]

Regulatory Consideration for Ducted Fume Hood in Malaysia Context

Ducted Fume Hood is also called Local Exhaust Ventilation (LEV) in technical term. Ducted Fume Hood is not an ordinary laboratory furniture, it need to be properly tested and  has legal implications. Many think that Ducted Fume Hood is a standalone device and if there is a Ducted Fume Hood in your laboratory and you […]