Specifies requirements for the use of moist heat in sterilization process development, validation of the sterilization process and control of routine sterilization. Covers all moist heat processes, including saturated steam and air-steam mixtures, and applies to all industrial manufacturers and all others who perform contract moist heat sterilization. Although moist heat sterilization in non-industrial health care facilities is not specifically covered, the principles outlined may be useful to the user of moist heat sterilization in these facilities.
Status : WithdrawnPublication date : 1994-01
Edition : 1
Technical Committee:Sterilization of health care products