cold sterilization


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cold sterilization

Immersion of heat-sensitive instruments into microbicidal fluids (such as glutaraldehyde, orthophthalaldehyde, or concentrated hydrogen peroxide) to rid them of bacteria, fungi, mycobacteria, or viruses.
See also: sterilization
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Japan, for example, requires on-site inspection and verification of cold sterilization by inspectors from the Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, prior to shipment.
The beverage industry can reliably assume that food safety is maintained in the supply chain when the cold sterilization agent Velcorin is used: the LANXESS Material Protection Products (MPP) business unit's production facility in Krefeld-Uerdingen, Germany, has been audited to FSSC 22000 and EN ISO 22000 by the certifier Deutsche Gesellschaft zur Zertifizierung von Managementsystemen GmbH (DQS) based in Frankfurt.
We used a lot of disposable items to help maintain the universal infection control standards and used cold sterilization for our instruments.