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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

ULMA Packaging UK, a packaging systems and machines specialist, has announced the launch of its new, easy-to-open flow pack packaging. Read more

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Our editor Laura Hughes highlights her five must-read articles for this week. Read more

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Muamer Mujkic, project manager - marketing, from manufacturing company Artimelt, explains why it’s important to think about adhesives during the sterilisation process. Read more

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There are fears the closure of two medtech sterilisation plants could result in years of nationwide shortages for a number of surgical kits and implantable medical devices. Read more

North America

Polymer solutions provider Porex and Guangdong Xianfeng Medical Technology have teamed up to develop a sterile container aimed to improve the autoclave sterilisation process for surgical instruments and reduce the risk of infection. Read more

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Vapourised Hydrogen Peroxide (VHP) sterilisation challenge testing for COP (cyclo olefin polymer) container material, by Juha Mattila, Steris Finn-Aqua. Read more

Opinion

Sterilisation provider Sterigenics is hosting a three-day seminar in September on topics critical to achieving sterility assurance for the healthcare industry. Read more

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Sterilisation services provider Sterigenics is building a new facility in the UK, the company has announced. Read more

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Cardiff Metropolitan University has secured funding to support an interdisciplinary collaboration arising from the Welsh Crucible programme that looks at the design and development of an innovative sterilising device for venous access ports (VAPs). Read more

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Juha Mattila, Steris Finn-Aqua, discusses VHP low temperature sterilisation in both material transfer and terminal sterilisation, to cover both GMP sterilisation applications Read more

Opinion

Juha Mattila, Steris Finn-Aqua, takes a look at safe material transfer of device components, and terminal sterilisation of packaged products by using vapourised hydrogen peroxide. Read more

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Emily Mitzel and Paul Littley, Nelson Labs, look at the justifications and validations for third-party reprocessing of single-use medical devices. Read more

Opinion

According to EnXray its sterilisation product for the medical sector will improve efficiency as well as cutting costs allowing manufacturers to sterilise devices at the point of production. Read more

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British astronaut Tim Peake has made his way back to Earth, after an inspirational six months on the international space station. And space travel has also proven a source of inspiration for the medtech sector recently Read more

Devices

Start-up, EnXray’s medical equipment sterilisation technology is being commercialised with the support of collaborative manufacturing company, Tharsus Read more

Technology

Sterilisation specialist, Synergy Health, now part of Steris, will be hosting a conference focusing on key issues relating to terminal sterilisation and aseptic processing on 1 March 2016 in Venlo, The Netherlands Read more

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Futurenova has developed FlipPad, a medical grade, sterile iPad case for use in hospitals Read more

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Styrolution discusses the combination of sterilisation and aesthetics with styrenics Read more

Opinion