The gamma sterilization process uses Cobalt 60 radiation to kill microorganisms on a variety of different products. Processing with gamma yields quick turnaround time, easily penetrating packaging and product, and is ideal for many types of materials.
Ethylene oxide (also known as EO or EtO) is a simple chemical compound that is commonly used for gaseous sterilization of disposable healthcare products. A wide variety of materials and components commonly used in the manufacture of these products may undergo ethylene oxide sterilization in their final breathable packaging configuration.
Biotest Laboratories, a subsidiary of STERIS, makes life-saving products possible through laboratory testing, validation planning, manufacturing, steam sterilization and reusable device qualifications for the medical device industry.