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ISO 11138-2:2017 specifies requirements for test organisms, suspensions, inoculated carriers, biological indicators and test methods intended for use in assessing the performance of sterilizers and sterilization processes employing ethylene oxide gas as the sterilizing agent, either as pure ethylene oxide gas or mixtures of this gas with diluent gases, at sterilizing temperatures within the range of 29 °C to 65 °C.

NOTE 1 Requirements for validation and control of ethylene oxide sterilization processes are provided by ISO 11135 and ISO 14937.

NOTE 2 National or regional regulations can provide requirements for work place safety.


General information

  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 2017-03
  • Edition : 3
    Number of pages : 6
  • :
    ISO/TC 198
    Sterilization of health care products
  • 11.080.01
    Sterilization and disinfection in general

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