Ethylene Oxide (EtO) Sterilization is used for gas compatible devices of all types and configurations for both terminal sterilization as well as sterilization of reusable devices. Life Science Outsourcing provides contract EtO sterilization services for both purposes, as well as EtO validation services.
Life Science Outsourcing is uniquely positioned to support R&D, custom product, and lean manufacturing EtO cycles in our two in-house, 3M Steri-Vac™ sterilizers ~8 cubic feet, validated chambers. We also provide in-house BI testing.
Chamber Volume: ~8ft³
Chamber Size: 18″ H x 20″ W x 38″ D
Standards Performed: ISO 11135 – 2007
Cycle Types and Temps: 37°C – 55°C (Typical 55°C)
Exposure Time: 1 – 8 hours (Standard is 4 hours)
Applications: Medical devices and hospital reusable instruments
Life Science Outsourcing also provides large scale EtO Sterilization processing in association with our partners, utilizing a broad inventory of chamber sizes.
All processing is performed in accordance with ISO 11135.