This Recommended Practice (RP) provides criteria for the control of non-classified environments in industries such as pharmaceuticals, biologics, medical devices, nutraceuticals, healthcare, research and development, laboratories, component manufacturing, and emerging industries. The criteria are intended to assist manufacturers in implementing production methods and process controls, including facility environmental controls.

First printing: September 2017

Document prepared by Working Group 049 of the IEST Contamination Control Division (WG-CC049).