This presentation will focus on the current regulations, guidelines, method and standards available for disinfectant efficacy studies, the common challenges faced, and how to overcome these challenges.

  • Current global regulatory guidance on disinfectant efficacy studies
  • Current industry methods for conducting coupon studies
  • Points to consider for disinfectant efficacy studies
  • Overcoming common challenges

At the end of the presentation, the participants will have a better understanding on the current regulations and guidelines related to disinfectant efficacy studies, the method of performing coupon studies, and also learn about the common challenges faced, and how to overcome these challenges.

Led By:

Richard Chai,
Technical Service Manager
Life Sciences, Formulated Chemistries
STERIS Corporation

As a Technical Service Manager with STERIS Corporation based in Singapore, Richard has been providing technical support and training to customers related to contamination control for cleanrooms, including disinfectant validation, as well as cleaning and cleaning validation for product contact surfaces. He is also a frequent industry speaker at industry events such as ISPE and PDA, and has written articles and book chapter. Prior to joining STERIS, he has 16 years of manufacturing, validation and consultancy experience working in various biotech and medical device companies.


8 Sep 2020 | 5 – 6.30pm | Online