ethylene oxide

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Ethylene oxide is commonly used to sterilise medical devices. However, recently the levels of ethylene oxide, which is classed as a carcinogen, have been found to be too high at some sterilisation facilities, resulting in closure of the plants. Read more

North America

Cleaning up: NovaSterilis has been granted US patent 8658091 for the removal of toxic ethylene oxide (EO) residuals. Read more