Additionally, the STERIZONE VP4 Sterilizer
is the only cleared low temperature steriliser that can process a mixed load consisting of general instruments, single channel flexible endoscopes and single or double channel rigid endoscopes in the same cycle with load weights of up to 75 lb.
Within 4 days of being shut down, the sterilizer
was back in operation.
According to the company, the STERIZONE VP4 Sterilizer
is a low-temperature sterilisation system that utilises the dual-sterilants of vaporised hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) and ozone (O3) to achieve terminal sterilisation of heat and moisture sensitive medical devices.
The Sterizone VP4 Sterilizer
is the only terminal sterilization method that is FDA cleared to sterilize multi-channeled flexible endoscopes (with a maximum of four channels) of up to 3.5 meters in length, such as video colonoscopes and gastroscopes - an industry first for any medical device sterilization process.
As one might expect, more life scientists use sterilizers
and combinations of sterilizers
and washers and dryers, while more physical scientists use just the washer and dryer equipment Life scientists also use their equipment about twice as often as do their physical science counterparts.
Spore strips in a glassine envelope are processed in a sterilizer
in the same manner as the self-contained vials and then incubated in separate media.
Initial studies conducted in France indicate that the Sterizone VP4 Sterilizer
is effective under in vitro conditions.
During operation the OR Sterilizer
remains cool to the touch and is highly insulated to keep heat inside the sterilizer
Belimed Infection Control is a manufacturer of steam sterilizers
and washers for the pharmaceutical, biotech and life sciences markets.
M2 PHARMA-July 13, 2016-US FDA Clears Getinge's Sterizone VP4 Sterilizer
for Expanded Uses
As steam sterilization is so prevalent, there is no shortage of sterilizer
manufacturers and marketers to provide for the healthcare industry's needs.
The Sauter AG facility manufactures a versatile line of laboratory and pharmaceutical grade sterilizers
. Along with the industry standard High Vacuum Steam Sterilizer
, a line of Steam/Air Mixture Sterilizers
and Water Shower Process Sterilizers
are also available for terminal sterilization.