Radiation sterilization of medical devices
γ radiation sterilization has replaced the traditional sterilization methods such as steaming, sterilization under high temperature and pressure, and ETO, widely been applied to the medical devices for the following advantages;
First, the effect of radiation sterilization is complete, without contamination or residue;
Second, as a " cold process ", radiation sterilization needs no heating.
Third, simple and quick operation, continuous operation;
Four, disinfected products can be preserved for a long time.
The medical products that can be sterilized with irradiation are mainly disposable medical products and medical package materials, for instance, surgery blades, surgery pens, surgery gloves, surgery clothes , PE glove, surgery film, surgery brush, blood catheter, drainage apparatus, surgery sew machine, injector, aspirator, apparatus transfusion , nozzles, and bottle covers etc.