ISO 11138-4:2006

Sterilization of health care products -- Biological indicators -- Part 4: Biological indicators for dry heat sterilization processes

ISO 11138-4:2006 provides specific requirements for test organisms, suspensions, inoculated carriers, biological indicators, and test methods intended for use in assessing the performance of sterilization processes employing dry heat as the sterilizing agent at sterilizing temperatures within the range of 120 °C to 180 °C.


General information

  • Status :  Withdrawn
    Publication date : 2006-07
    Corrected version (fr) : 2006-11
  • Edition : 1
  • :
    ISO/TC 198
    Sterilization of health care products
  • 11.080.01
    Sterilization and disinfection in general

Life cycle

A standard is reviewed every 5 years



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