4 Jul 2019

Head-to-Head comparison of Hydrogen Peroxide and Steam sterilization

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The pharmaceutical industry is increasingly using different sterilization technologies rather thansteam sterilization. This increase is driven by the need for sterilizing thermo-labile products orareas that cannot be dimensioned as a pressure vessel (barrier systems such as Closed RestrictedAccess Areas or Isolators), under “softer” conditions. However, the reliability and repeatabilityof this process are compromised by the complexity of using a vapor phase compound thatrequires homogeneity (material, temperature, pressure, moisture), in order to ensure sterility.

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