Liquid Sterilization

Moist Heat Sterilization

USP <1229.2> is titled Moist Heat Sterilization of Aqueous Liquids.  This chapter discusses the sterilization of items such as in-process aqueous liquids, suspensions, laboratory media, and biological waste materials.  As described by USP, “sterilization of liquids in containers is accomplished by application of heat to the container, heating of the container wall, and ultimately heating of the internal…