Ethylene oxide gas sterilization, in particular, is one of the most efficient and effective ways of deactivating bacteria and other potentially dangerous living microbes from medical devices; however, manufacturers must take care to control and minimize ethylene oxide residuals remaining in devices after sterilization has taken place. Ethylene oxide gas remains a popular choice for terminal sterilization because of its effectiveness and its suitability for use with plastic and other heat-sensitive device materials. Download this whitepaper to learn more.
Regulatory Landscape for EO Residue Levels in Medical Devices
December 18, 2017 | By: Thor Rollins, Gregory Grams, Mike Padilla and Peter Strain
BS, RM (NRCM)
Toxicology and E&L Expert
Thor Rollins is a certified microbiologist and specializes in the selection and conduct of in vitro and in vivo biocompatibility tests. He actively speaks on biocompatibility related topics through Nelson Labs’ external seminars, webinars, and tradeshows. He presented on biocompatibility at the American College of Toxicology annual meeting in 2013 and has published many articles...