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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

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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

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Jack Chan, global marketing director - medical, Porex, highlights the potential sterilization challenges medical device manufacturers may face as a result of the rapidly increasing demand for clean and safe devices. Read more

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Morgane Lagneaux, Velox, outlines the sterilization considerations to bear in mind when choosing a particular medical plastic Read more

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Understanding the importance of TIR17 for medical device manufacturers: TIR17 has evolved over the years to be a necessary resource for device manufacturers, says Wendy Wangsgard, Nelson Labs. Read more

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