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Liquid Chemical Sterilization

When compared to high level disinfection (HLD), liquid chemical sterilization (LCS) provides a higher level of reprocessing assurance for heat-sensitive critical and semi-critical medical devices.

The SYSTEM 1E® Liquid Chemical Sterilant Processing System provides safe and effective reprocessing of heat-sensitive, critical and semi-critical devices, and is the only practical solution for low temperature sterilization of heat-sensitive, complex endoscopes, including flexible multi-channel devices such as duodenoscopes used in endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) procedures.

Liquid chemical sterilization Categories

Liquid Chemical Sterilization

SYSTEM 1E Liquid Chemical Sterilant Processing System

SYSTEM 1E® Liquid Chemical Sterilant Processing System

  • For reprocessing of cleaned, reusable heat-sensitive critical and semi-critical devices
  • Kills all spores during exposure in the standard cycle
  • The only practical low temperature sterilization solution for heat-sensitive complex flexible endoscopes, such as duodenoscopes
  • Rapid 23 minute cycle time
SYSTEM 1E Liquid Chemical Sterilant Processing System

"Effectiveness of the SYSTEM 1E Liquid Chemical Sterilant Processing System for reprocessing duodenoscopes"*

*American Journal of Infection Control (2016).

Sterilant, Accessories and Record Keeping

S40 Sterilant

S40™ Sterilant Concentrate

  • Designed for use in the SYSTEM 1E Processor
  • Single-use peracetic acid chemistry
  • Eliminates all microbial life, including bacterial endospores
  • Non-fixative oxidative chemistry
VERIFY Spore Test Srip for S40 Sterilant

VERIFY™ Spore Test Strip for S40 Sterilant

  • Designed for use with S40 Sterilant
  • Tests sporicidal activity of the S40 Sterilant
  • Fast, 24 hour incubation time
VERIFY Chemical Indicator for SYSTEM 1E

VERIFY™ Chemical Indicator

  • Designed for use with the SYSTEM 1E Processor
  • Verifies the minimum recommended concentration of S40 Sterilant use dilution is met to achieve liquid chemical sterilization
SYSTEM 1E Record Keeping

SYSTEM 1E® Record Keeping

  • Cycle log forms and envelopes
  • Assists with compliance to ANSI/AAMI ST58:2005/(R) documentation requirements

Device Compatibility

SYSTEM 1E Device Matrix

SYSTEM 1E® Device Matrix

  • Confirm that your medical devices and accessories are compatible for processing with SYSTEM 1E



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