Project gemini new QC laboratory facility - grade D

Cleanroom case study: Colgate-Palmolive (Poland)

This new laboratory building, constructed within a 600m2 footprint on the First Floor of the New ColPal Production Facility, comprises of the following areas; Solvent Store, Lab Storage, Consumable Storage, Consumables Airlock, Media Preparation, Waste Disposal, Air Lock, Culture Handling and Identification, Plating and Celsis, Samples Air Lock, Personnel Air Lock, Analytical Lab, Sample Reception and Mini Lab.

The requirements within the facility were somewhat involved and included the following services:

  • Complete fit out of area, including benching etc
  • All mechanical services, namely HVAC, fume extraction, CHW, LPHW services
  • Specialist utilities, namely purified water, RO water, laboratory gases, compressed air, vacuum, electrical services, lighting, mains distribution, small power, plant power and controls, data, fire detection
  • All required testing, commissioning and validation to satisfy ColPal requirements

" The project was carried out within a very tight timescale within a major construction project, so coordination and strict quality control was essential. The project was completed on time and to the quality expected by ColPal. "

Pierre Denis
CP Europe Oral Care CMS Technical