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Is Ethylene Oxide the Cheapest Medical Device Sterilization Method?

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A false emerging narrative suggests ethylene oxide (EtO) sterilization is cheaper, easier, and faster than alternatives and thus preferred. Modern Healthcare called it a “relatively cheap process” that easily penetrates products,” making it an attractive choice for device makers.” In fact, EtO sterilization is often the most expensive, time-consuming, and inefficient method. Learn more from this fact sheet.