Sterile Processing

Steam Sterilization

Steam Sterilization for Medical Equipment

Benefits of Steam Sterilization

Steam sterilization has many benefits as a sterilization method in healthcare facilities including low cost, safety, and efficacy. When processing heat and moisture stable materials... Read More


Hydrogen Peroxide Sterilization

Hydrogen Peroxide Sterilization

What is Hydrogen Peroxide Sterilization?

Hydrogen peroxide sterilization is a low temperature sterilization process commonly used in the application of sterilizing medical devices, often used to sterilize heat-sensitive devices. A hydrogen peroxide sterilization cycle typically requires less time than alternative forms of sterilization, such as steam sterilization. A hydrogen peroxide sterilization process involves.... Read More


Biological Indicators

Biological Indicators

What are Biological Indicators?

Biological indicators (BIs), as defined by ANSI/AAMI and ISO, are test systems containing viable microorganisms providing a defined resistance to a specific sterilization process. A biological indicator provides information on whether necessary conditions were met to kill... Read More


Autoclave

Everything About Autoclaves

What is an autoclave?

An autoclave is a machine that uses steam to kill harmful bacteria and spores on items that are placed inside a pressure vessel. Autoclaves are also known as steam sterilizers. An autoclave can be used for healthcare or industrial applications. Three factors are critical in ensuring successful steam sterilization. They are time, temperature and moisture. The items are heated by the steam to an appropriate sterilization temperature for a given amount of time. The moisture in the steam efficiently transfers heat... Read More


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