The main reason of this FAQ is to provide the general information specific to ETO Sterilization. Further the users are encouraged to refer to the CDC Guideline for Disinfection and Sterilization in Healthcare facilities.
What is meant by ethylene oxide sterilization?
The cleaning of the medical devices, healthcare products, such as single-use medical devices at low-temperature process typically between 37 °C and 63°C by using Ethylene Oxide gas to decrease the level of infectious agents. Ethylene Oxide is used in gas forma and mainly mixed with other substance such Co2 or steam and this process is known as Ethylene Oxide Sterilization.
Why is ethylene oxide used for sterilization?
As ethylene oxide is a common gas used for low temperature sterilization and it is a colorless, poisonous gas that attacks the cellular proteins and nucleic acids of microbiological life, so we are using the ethylene oxide for sterilization.
What is ETO Sterilization Process?
The ETO Sterilization Process takes place as hazards while handling Ethylene Oxide, the ETO Sterilization process requires Intrinsic Safe Material Zoning (ATEX). Krishna Engineering offers a complete compliant and safe solution for this application due to certified firm. We are engaged in manufacturing high-accuracy relative humidity, pressure and temperature sensors, which are specially designed to withstand the hazardous environment associated with used of ethylene oxide.
What is ETO used for?
Ethylene Oxide is generally used to sterilize clinical and pharmaceutical items that can't bolster traditional high temperature steam sanitization for those gadgets which consolidate electronic segments, plastic packaging or plastic compartments.
Is ETO Sterilization Banned?
No, Ethylene Sterilization is not banned. In 2005, the U.S. Environment Protection Agency considered for banning ethylene oxide in new sterilizing facilities due to the cancer risk it posed to residents who live around the plants. Ultimately, under pressure from industry, and with the EPA’s acceptance of companies’ claims it is not banned.
How long does ETO Sterilization last?
Approximately the ETO Sterilization lasts for 21/2 hrs excluding aeration time.
How do you sterilize medical devices?
Medical devices are sterilized in a different ways using moist heat (steam), dry heat, radiation, ethylene oxide gas, vaporized hydrogen peroxide, and other sterilization methods (for example, chlorine dioxide gas, vaporized peracetic acid, and nitrogen dioxide).
Does sterilization kill viruses?
Yes, Sterilization refers to any process that removes, kills, or deactivated all forms microorganisms such as fungi, bacteria, viruses, spores, unicellular eukaryotic organisms such as Plasmodium etc.
What are the 3 types of sterilization?
The 3 types of Sterilization takes place as per high temperature, pressure and chemical processes such as Plasma Gas Sterilizers, Autoclaves, and Vaporized Hydrogen Peroxide Sterilizers.
Why our ETO Sterilizer?
Owing to the expertise of our professionals, we have been able to offer our clients extremely effective and consistent products. We are counted as the eminent Manufacturer, Supplier and Exporter of quality standard ETO Sterilizer for Industrial Use that is used in sterilizer is used in many industries to control temperature, moisture, gas injection, gas exposure and all critical time and pressure based parameters.
What is the price of ETO Sterilizer?
Being esteem customers you can avail the best price for ETO Sterilizer manufactured by us. Compared to the competitors in the industrial market we are offering you affordable range of price for ETO Sterilizer.