ISO 15882:2003 provides guidance for the selection, use and interpretation of results of chemical indicators used in process definition, validation, and routine monitoring and control of sterilization processes. ISO 15882:2003 is applicable to chemical indicators for which International Standards exist (see ISO 11140 series).

ISO 15882:2003 is not applicable to those processes that rely on physical removal of microorganisms, e.g. filtration.

ISO 15882:2003 is not intended to apply to combination processes, for example, washer-disinfectors or flushing and steaming of pipelines.

General information

  • Status :  Withdrawn
    Publication date : 2003-03
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages : 17
  • :
    ISO/TC 198
    Sterilization of health care products
  • 11.080.01
    Sterilization and disinfection in general

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