Ethylene Oxide

Ethylene Oxide: Risk vs. Reward

By Seth Hendee, CSPDT, CFER, CRCST, CIS, CHL, CER I may be dating myself here, but I remember when ethylene oxide (EO) sterilization was a daily occurrence in my sterile processing department (SPD). Why did that change? In short, EO is seen as a risk with little reward. However, EO sterilization has continued to advance since the ’60s and ’70s, ...

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Knowledge is Safety

3 free continuing education credits from ChemDAQ Are you or someone in your department looking for continuing education credits? ChemDAQ just launched a brand new continuing education program: ‘Knowledge is Safety’, this program is worth 3 CE credits for both IAHCSMM and CBSPD! During this CE program, we will talk about Peracetic Acid, Hydrogen Peroxide and Ethylene Oxide risks, myths, ...

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