Sterilization Equipment
Oct 19, 2016
As the focus on hospital-acquired infections intensifies, some medical device manufacturers are considering deep UV light emitting diodes for smaller, portable...
Mar 29, 2016
With fewer safety risks and a faster turnaround time, VPA sterilization can allow medical device OEMs to sterilize product in house.  Vicki Lanka  (...
Jan 21, 2016
Marie Thibault More than seven years after publishing draft guidance on the topic, FDA is back with final guidance on "Submission and Review of Sterility...
Apr 23, 2015
Evan Goulet, PhD Driven by the need to improve patient safety, reduce production costs, and optimize efficiency, new drugs, technologies, materials, and...
Oct 14, 2013
Ionization systems, installed in medical device manufacturing facilities’ gown-up rooms and product transfer areas have proven to be critical components...
Mar 25, 2013
Healthcare facilities, providers, and OEMs currently use several different processes to sterilize thermoplastic materials in medical devices, surgical...
Jul 26, 2012
Today’s demand for more complex devices has led to the introduction of devices that are difficult to reprocess. These design advances are challenging the...
Apr 26, 2011
Non-compliant medical device packaging is a hot topic these days. One way to thwart a medical device product recall is regular pouch testing. To that end, Van...
Feb 01, 2009
  R&D DIGEST   Researchers at the University of Florida (UFL; Gainesville) have developed a technology that not only keeps a device sterile, but...
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...