Sterilization
Dec 22, 2010
An ethylene oxide (EtO) sterilized medical device must be sealed in a carefully designed gas-permeable package that enables the EtO gas to enter. This package...
Mar 04, 2010
There is a misconception that U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) requires the end-users of biological indicators (BIs), except under specific conditions, to perform a D-...
Mar 01, 2010
BeamOne provides sterilization services to the global medical device market. Pictured is the company’s process conveyor system at a facility in...
Mar 01, 2006
Table I. (Click to See Full Table) A sampling of time-temperature relationships for steam sterilization. The use of steam for sterilization is...
Mar 01, 2006
Table III. Materials that can be sterilized using dry heat. Material Maximum Temperature Acetal (polyoxymethylene) Up to 121°C Aluminum Up to...
Mar 01, 2006
Table II. A sampling of time-temperature relationships for steam sterilization. Sterilizing Plastic Steam Sterilizing Response Radiation Sterilizing...
Feb 01, 2006
NewsTrends Pamela Furman thinks the bill is industry's way of trying to get rid of economic competition. A bill in Massachusetts could make...
Feb 01, 2006
Debate over Reprocessed SUDs Continues Conflicts over reprocessing single-use devices (SUDs) have persisted for many years, and 2005 was no different. From a...
Nov 01, 2005
Originally Published MDDI November 2005 Industry News Maria Fontanazza Hospitals reprocess surgical instruments to save money. The merger could...
Oct 01, 2005
Medical Device & Diagnostic Industry Magazine MDDI Article Index Originally Published MDDI October 2005 Sterilization With the possibility of...