EtO Sterilization

EtO Sterilization

Most sterilization in the medical device industry is accomplished by way of heat, usually in the form of steam. A significant alternative to heat-only processing methods is ethylene oxide (EtO) sterilization. As alluded to, this process is usually performed on heat- or moisture-sensitive items. EtO sterilization uses both temperature (30°-70°C) and the presence of the…