Biological sterilization indicator

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Ethylene oxide sterilization is widely used for its microbiological effectiveness, both for medical devices and pharmaceutical products.

Ethylene oxide is a CMR substance (carcinogenic, mutagenic and reprotoxic) and it is essential to analyse the EO residues to ensure this compound elimination and its potential cleaning-up residues metabolites.

The requirements relating to the residues of oxide-sterilized medical devices are subject to the NF EN ISO 10993-7 standard.

The allowable limits for each device are expressed in average daily dose to the patient (mg/day)/.


CARSO Pharmaceutical analyses the sterilization residues

  • Ethylene oxide
  • Ethylene hydrochloride
  • Ethylene glycol…


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