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STERIS Decontamination Solutions for compatible N95 or N95-equivalent Respirators

The SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus pandemic has created unprecedented challenges for patient care and staff safety. To provide an immediate, short term solution to the shortage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), STERIS is pleased to announce the following:

The FDA has granted STERIS an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA). This allows STERIS to temporarily provide a distinct option to effectively decontaminate compatible N95 or N95-equivalent Respirators up to 10-times using the Non-Lumen Cycle of the V-PRO® Low Temperature Sterilization System (Models: 1 Plus, maX and maX 2).

Use the resources below to help navigate through the Emergency Use Authorization.


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Healthcare Facility Resources


STERIS V-PRO Decontamination Systems EUA

Instructions for Healthcare Facilities

Instructions for Healthcare Personnel

Compatible N95 and N95-Equivalent

V-PRO Decontamination Fact Sheet

Customer Letter

Q & A

V-PRO Decontamination Protocol

Q & A

STERIS Infection Prevention Solutions

Operations Update

Media Fact Sheet

Intent to Use – United States

Customers are required to notify STERIS if their healthcare facility intends to use the V-PRO Low Temperature Sterilization System for the emergency use.


Contact STERIS - United States

If you have specific questions, please contact your STERIS Account Manager, Clinical Specialist and/or submit your questions using the Contact Us link below:

If you have a question regarding the appropriate use of a STERIS reprocessing product, please contact STERIS.

Find the Sterile Processing Equipment or Reprocessing Consumables STERIS Representative in your area.