Sterilization of Medical Devices

Anne Booth

November 30, 1998 by CRC Press
Reference - 424 Pages
ISBN 9781574910872 - CAT# PH0876


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  • Includes an invaluable chart listing all published and in-process ISO and CEN documents with interpretive guidance
  • Discusses the validation of various processes, including radiation, moist heat, ETO, and parametric release
  • Addresses plasma, UV, E-beam, Pure Pulse, and other technologies
  • Explores packaging considerations
  • Summary

    This book presents vital information on international sterilization standards and guidance on practical application of these standards in the manufacturing process. It covers validation, industrial sterilization methods, emerging sterilization techniques, laboratory testing, manufacturing of sterile devices, and device reuse. Excerpted from The Validator, edited by Anne F. Booth, more than fifty experts share their knowledge of current technologies in easy-to-understand articles that establish methods to ensure compliance. Contents include reviews of ISO sterilization standards, industrial sterilization methods and technologies, and support testing methodologies.