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Cleanroom Apparel Guidelines

What Should I Wear In My Clean Room? How Do I Gown Up?

non sterile surgical mask for cleanroom useChoosing the right cleanroom clothing and then figuring out how to put it on and take it off can be confusing.

The main focus of a clean room is to eliminate any outside particles and contamination. One of the main ways this is done is by wearing non-shedding, clean, disposable apparel over your street clothes. Depending on the cleanliness level of your clean room, you may have to wear a full bunny suit coverall with attached hood and shoe covers or as little as a lab coat, bouffant cap and some shoe covers.

Below are the industry standard minimum gowning recommendations for working in each cleanroom class level. Every facility is different, and different applications and industries like compounding will have different requirements than electronics manufacturing in the same ISO class level clean room.

 

Feel free to download our gowning procedure poster and recommended apparel guidelines below.

 

Class 100,000  –  ISO8   ( Least Strict / Clean )

 

Bouffant Cap

Frock or Lab Coat

Shoe Cover

Face Mask

Gloves ( Optional )

 

Recommended Frequency Of Change : Twice A Week

 

Class 10,000  –  ISO7

 

Bouffant Cap

Frock or Lab Coat

Shoe Cover

Face Mask

Gloves ( Optional )

 

Recommended Frequency Of Change : Twice A Week

 

Class 1000  –  ISO6

 

Bouffant Cap

Coverall or Lab Coat

Boot or Shoe Covers

Face Mask

Gloves

 

Recommended Frequency Of Change : Three Times A Week

 

Class 100  –  ISO5

 

Hood

Bouffant Cap

Coverall

Boot Covers

Face Mask

Goggles

Gloves

 

Recommended Frequency Of Change : Daily

 

Additional Note : Make Sure All Products Are Labeled Class 100 Compatible

 

Class 10  –  ISO4

 

Hood

Bouffant Cap

Coverall

Intersuit Under Coverall

Boot Covers

Face Mask

Goggles

Gloves

 

Recommended Frequency Of Change : Each Entry

 

Additional Note : Make Sure All Products Are Labeled Class 10 Compatible

 

Class 1  –  ISO3   ( Most Strict / Cleanest )

 

Hood

Bouffant Cap

Coverall

Intersuit Under Coverall

Boot Covers

Goggles

Face Mask

Gloves

 

Recommended Frequency Of Change : Each Entry

 

Additional Note : Make Sure All Products Are Labeled Class 1-10 Compatible