Reference Load Selection for Ethylene Oxide Validation
This TechTip reviews the variables that should be considered to assure the EO sterilization process is effective each and every time.
Reprocessing: The Top 7 Considerations in Reusable Device Design
This article will review the top seven items to consider from a reprocessing point of view in the design and commercialization of reusable instrumentation.
Selection of an EO Sterilization Facility
Learn about the factors to take into consideration when choosing an ethylene oxide contract sterilization facility.
Selection of Appropriate Internal Process Challenge Devices (PCDs)
This TechTip provides a summary of minimizing over-processing by understanding how to establish an appropriate internal process challenge device. Let our team review your process and identify other ways to help reduce EO sterilant used through our Sustainable EO® sterilization services
This TechTip focuses on why some starches require irradiation, effects of radiation on starches, and suggestions for evaluating minimum and maximum doses
Sterility Assurance Levels (SALs): Irradiation
This TechTip provides information on the selection of an appropriate Sterility Assurance Level (SAL) for medical devices
Storage, Use and Shipping of Surface Contact (RODAC) Testing Plates
Proper storage, method of application and shipping of environmental monitoring (RODAC) plates for surface testing can help ensure the accuracy and precision of microbiological results. This TechTip describes the best practices for the handling of RODAC plates
Study on the Impact of EO Concentration on Product Residuals
A study was carried out to compare the impact, if any, of EO concentration on product EO residual levels determined in accordance with ISO10993-7.
Sustainable EO® Frequently Asked Questions
As part of our commitment to providing innovative and sustainable solutions, STERIS AST has developed the Sustainable EO® sterilization services program.