Introducing the first-to-market, third party certified cleanroom compatible CO2 incubator. Suitable for ISO Class 5 and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) grade A/B environments, the Thermo Scientific Heracell Vios CR CO2 Incubator and the Thermo Scientific Forma Steri-Cycle CR CO2 Incubator come complete with a particle control system and demonstrated compatibility with commonly used cleanroom cleaning methods, making it the perfect fit for your cleanroom suite or GMP production environment.

Cleanroom compatible CO2 incubators

Cleanroom certified

Through rigorous testing, the Heracell Vios CR / Forma Steri-Cycle CR incubator has successfully achieved ISO class 5 compatibility for the considered particle sizes in both standard operating and sterilization modes. This cleanroom-compatible design has been fully and independently evaluated according to DIN EN ISO 14644-14.

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Robust and easy to clean

In cleanroom environments, CO2 incubators need to be robust enough to withstand the thorough cleaning procedures required. The Heracell Vios CR / Forma Steri-Cycle CR incubator exterior is easier to clean and maintain than ever, even with some of the most intensive cleaning procedures typical of cleanroom and GMP settings. It continues to operate with precision to keep valued contents healthy and protected.

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GMP documentation package

The industrial design has been tested and independently validated to ensure it meets the needs of evolving cleanroom and GMP production environments. A complete factory documentation package is included, containing certificates and reports necessary to support qualification and maintenance in these controlled settings.

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Choose the CO2 incubator for your cleanroom

 Heracell Vios 160i CRHeracell Vios 250i CR
 
Vios 250i CR
DescriptionAdvanced incubator design for high value cells Advanced large capacity for high value cells and high throughput labs
Capacity165L (5.8 cu. ft.)255L (9.0 cu. ft.)
Chamber typeDirect heatDirect heat
Door swingRight hingedRight hinged
Exterior materialBrushed 304L stainless steelBrushed 304L stainless steel
Choose interior304 Stainless steel ›
100% copper ›
Cell Locker System (configurable system) ›
304 Stainless steel ›
100% copper ›
 
SterilizationSteri-Run (180°)Steri-Run (180°)
IP Rating IP54 ratedIP54 rated
In-chamber HEPA filtration ISO Class 5 interior conditionsISO Class 5 interior  conditions
Active particle control systemISO Class 5 GMP grade A/B external conditionsISO Class 5 GMP grade A/B external conditions
Airlfow technologyTHRIVE:  THRIVE:  
CO2 sensorsIR180SiIR180Si
O2 controlOptional 1-21% or 5-90%Optional 1-21% or 5-90%
HumidityCovered integrated reservoir with easy drainingCovered integrated reservoir with easy draining
User interfaceiCAN touch screeniCAN touch screen
Documentation PackageIncludedIncluded
 Forma Steri-Cycle 160i CRForma Steri-Cycle 250i CR
 Forma 160i CRForma 250i CR
DescriptionAdvanced incubator design for high value cells Advanced large capacity for high value cells and high throughput labs
Capacity165L (5.8 cu. ft.)255L (9.0 cu. ft.)
Chamber typeDirect heatDirect heat
Door swingRight hingedRight hinged
Exterior materialBrushed 304L stainless steelBrushed 304L stainless steel
Choose interior304 Stainless steel ›
100% copper ›
Cell Locker System (configurable system) ›
304 Stainless steel ›
100% copper ›
 
SterilizationSteri-Run (180°)Steri-Run (180°)
IP Rating IP54 ratedIP54 rated
In-chamber HEPA filtration ISO Class 5 interior conditionsISO Class 5 interior conditions
Active particle control systemISO Class 5 GMP grade A/B external conditionsISO Class 5 GMP grade A/B external conditions
Airlfow technologyTHRIVETHRIVE 
CO2 sensorsIR180SiIR180Si
O2 controlOptional 1-21% or 5-90%Optional 1-21% or 5-90%
HumidityCovered integrated reservoir with easy drainingCovered integrated reservoir with easy draining
User interfaceiCAN touch screeniCAN touch screen
Documentation PackageIncludedIncluded
 Heracell Vios 160i CRHeracell Vios 250i CR
 
Vios 250i CR
DescriptionAdvanced incubator design for high value cells Advanced large capacity for high value cells and high throughput labs
Capacity165L (5.8 cu. ft.)255L (9.0 cu. ft.)
Chamber typeDirect heatDirect heat
Door swingRight hingedRight hinged
Exterior materialBrushed 304L stainless steelBrushed 304L stainless steel
Choose interior304 Stainless steel ›
100% copper ›
Cell Locker System (configurable system) ›
304 Stainless steel ›
100% copper ›
 
SterilizationSteri-Run (180°)Steri-Run (180°)
IP Rating IP54 ratedIP54 rated
In-chamber HEPA filtration ISO Class 5 interior conditionsISO Class 5 interior  conditions
Active particle control systemISO Class 5 GMP grade A/B external conditionsISO Class 5 GMP grade A/B external conditions
Airlfow technologyTHRIVE:  THRIVE:  
CO2 sensorsIR180SiIR180Si
O2 controlOptional 1-21% or 5-90%Optional 1-21% or 5-90%
HumidityCovered integrated reservoir with easy drainingCovered integrated reservoir with easy draining
User interfaceiCAN touch screeniCAN touch screen
Documentation PackageIncludedIncluded
 Forma Steri-Cycle 160i CRForma Steri-Cycle 250i CR
 Forma 160i CRForma 250i CR
DescriptionAdvanced incubator design for high value cells Advanced large capacity for high value cells and high throughput labs
Capacity165L (5.8 cu. ft.)255L (9.0 cu. ft.)
Chamber typeDirect heatDirect heat
Door swingRight hingedRight hinged
Exterior materialBrushed 304L stainless steelBrushed 304L stainless steel
Choose interior304 Stainless steel ›
100% copper ›
Cell Locker System (configurable system) ›
304 Stainless steel ›
100% copper ›
 
SterilizationSteri-Run (180°)Steri-Run (180°)
IP Rating IP54 ratedIP54 rated
In-chamber HEPA filtration ISO Class 5 interior conditionsISO Class 5 interior conditions
Active particle control systemISO Class 5 GMP grade A/B external conditionsISO Class 5 GMP grade A/B external conditions
Airlfow technologyTHRIVETHRIVE 
CO2 sensorsIR180SiIR180Si
O2 controlOptional 1-21% or 5-90%Optional 1-21% or 5-90%
HumidityCovered integrated reservoir with easy drainingCovered integrated reservoir with easy draining
User interfaceiCAN touch screeniCAN touch screen
Documentation PackageIncludedIncluded

Thermo Scientific CO2 incubators offer reliability, advanced technologies for contamination prevention, and optimal growing conditions. 

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Key Features

Cleanroom-ISO-GMP-stamp

Cleanroom certified

Responding to the rising demand for proven cleanroom compatibility, we have met the need with the first particle control system designed for a CO2 incubator. This innovative technology controls and captures particulates released from all sides of the incubator into the cleanroom environment. Air throughout the casing is directed through a HEPA filter in the rear to assure no disruption to the environment. Third party validated and Certified for ISO Class 5 and GMP Grade A/B environments.

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Robust and easy to clean

  • Brushed 304 stainless steel exterior is compatible with both dry non-condensing VHP and 3% manual wipe hydrogen peroxide cleaning methods typically used in cleanroom environments.
  • PLUS Sealed exterior casing includes silicone sealed electronics and welded door to contain any particulate risk.
  • PLUS IP54 rated componentry protects electronics from dust and is resistant to water spray from any direction.
Cleanroom-documentation

Documentation package including:

  • Regulatory certificates
  • Declaration of Conformity (CE) with EU law, CSA and QMS Certificates
  • Recommended protocols
  • User-replaceable parts and consumables lists
  • Suggested customer maintenance schedule
  • Recommended cleaning solutions and procedures
  • Product-specific factory documentation and specification
  • Certificates of conformance, calibration, and technical specifications
  • 3rd party certificate of compatibility with ISO Class 5 and GMP Grade A/B cleanroom environments

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