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Comprehensive guide to steam sterilization and sterility assurance in health care facilities

Reorganized and Easier to Use

ST79 is THE go-to reference for steam sterilization and sterility assurance in all healthcare facilities, regardless of sterilizer or facility size. Developed by industry experts, regulators, and sterilization professionals, ST79:2017 will guide you through every step of the steam sterilization process. The updated standard includes the following:
  • A reorganization of the content to make it easier to use
  • New guidance on setting temperature and humidity parameters
  • New text on following manufacturers' instructions
  • Additional material in the annex about the types of cleaning equipment that may be used in a sterile processing department (SPD)
  • Guidance on the use of ultrasonic cleaners

Use ST79:2017, the best available guidance for steam sterilization and sterility assurance, to help you stay in compliance with accrediting bodies.

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November 01, 2017
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