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Ethylene Oxide / Government & Legislative Affairs / Regulatory Affairs

Fact Sheet: EtO Sterilization Prevents Infection

Each year in the U.S., ethylene oxide sterilizes 20 billion medical devices, which are critical to preventing serious, even life-threatening, infections.

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Ethylene Oxide / Government & Legislative Affairs

Medical Device Sterilization and Public Health

A lack of public information persists about sterilizing medical devices with ethylene oxide gas. That’s why Scott Whitaker talked with Dr. Lucy Fraiser, a board-certified toxicologist, about the facts.

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Ethylene Oxide

Ethylene Oxide & Sterilization

Ethylene Oxide (EtO) gas is one of the most common ways to sterilize medical devices, a safe, tightly controlled, highly regulated process which is critical for preventing infections and ensuring…