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January 23, 2014

January 23, 2014 – Edwardsville, IL –, a world leader in professional data recovery services, met and exceeded the requirements for cleanroom certification on Class 5 status per ISO 14644-1 and Class 100 status per US FED STD 209E in recent tests carried out at the company’s laboratory in St. Louis.

Cleanrooms are a critically important tool in the data recovery process. When engineers need to repair damaged hard drive components, they need to work in a special environment that does not contain harmful airborne pollutants. Otherwise, microscopic particles could ruin sensitive hard drive components, causing permanent data loss.

According to recent tests performed by St. Louis based Ace Lab Systems, exceeds the specifications for US FED STD 209E’s Class 100 status, widely accepted as the standard for data recovery cleanrooms. Furthermore, DataRecovery’s tests showed a maximum of 30.6 particles sized 0.3 micrometers or greater per cubic foot of space, narrowly missing the requirements for Class 10 certification (30.0 particles per cubic foot).

“We follow strict standards at each of our laboratories,” said Ben Carmitchel, President of “Cleanroom certification is important in our industry, and these tests show that we run a tight ship.” posts its last three years of cleanroom testing results online. The company also offers free media evaluations and 24/7 emergency services through laboratory locations throughout the United States.

While cleanroom certification is extremely important, Carmitchel says that consumers should consider several other factors when choosing a data recovery provider.

“Data recovery can be challenging, but we have the experience and technology to treat any type of device,” said Carmitchel. “We’re proud of our excellent cleanroom tests, and we’ll continue to do everything we can to provide our clients with safe, effective services.” is a world leader in data recovery and computer forensics. With four locations in California, Illinois, Arizona, and Toronto, the company provides a variety of services to thousands of clients each year. Visit for more information.

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