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Sterilization and Process Monitoring Expertise

Safeguarding your device

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Sterilization and Process Monitoring

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    Today more than ever, succeeding in a highly competitive global marketplace depends on speed, accuracy and productivity. That’s why professionals in the medical device and pharmaceutical industries worldwide have come to trust 3M sterilization products for effective and efficient monitoring of their sterilization processes.

    At 3M, we understand the challenges you face in today’s environment: you need credibility and efficiency in all phases of the sterilization process. Our sterilization products, experience, services and educational tools can help.

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Sterilize your device in-house and on demand - no waiting for sterilization slots

3M Steri-Vac Ethylene Oxide Sterilization Systems allow easy, economical and efficient access to in-house sterilization to optimise your supply chain. Our expert technical and sales specialists will help you learn how to improve inventory release turn time to help optimise operations and reduce sterilization process associated costs.

  • In-House Sterilization

    In-House Sterilization

    3M has offered safe, effective, self-contained EO sterilization technology for over 50 years providing an economical solution for in-house sterilization. The 3M™ Steri-Vac™ Sterilizer GSX Series is a continuation of 3M innovation and provides a compact sterilizer designed to sterilize items with 100% ethylene oxide. With state-of-the-art design, you get flexibility at a significantly lower cost compared to contract sterilization.

    Steri-Vac Sterilizer GSX Series models comply with requirements defined in EN 1422 and are RoHS compliant, allowing the user to design and validate cycles meeting requirements of ANSI/AAMI/ISO 11135. Available in two chamber sizes with both single or double door configurations, the Steri-Vac Sterilizer GSX Series can be installed in enclosed wall or free-standing configurations to provide adaptability for desired work flow and space optimisation needs.

    • Advanced customised cycle programming capability allows cycles to be defined and locked into system (available with 3M™ Cycle Programmer)
    • Two pre-programmed cycles operating at 38˚C and 55˚C (100.4°F and 131°F)
    • A fully automatic control system ensures the selected sterilization conditions are met
    • Physical parameter output via ethernet to tracking software
    • Utilizes single dose 100% EO cartridge that will only release gas in a locked, negative pressure chamber when proper conditions are achieved
    • Large, colour, touch control, easy-to-read user interface
    • All-in-one system allows sterilization and aeration in a single chamber
    • Proprietary relative humidity monitoring and control system

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  • Process Monitoring for the Go to Sterilization processes.

    Process Monitoring for the 'Go-to' Sterilization processes - Ethylene Oxide, Steam and VH202

    3M is one of the world leaders in sterilization monitoring solutions. Our complete portfolio of differentiated, clinically preferred products can help you streamline your operations and standardise your protocols. Products like 3M™ Attest™ Super Rapid Readout Biological Indicators can significantly reduce the time required to see critical information about the sterilization process.

    With the 3M™ Attest™ system for steam, vapourised hydrogen peroxide, and ethylene oxide, you get the technology you need to make monitoring every load a possible reality, ensuring patient safety at an even higher level.

    Download 3M Life Sciences Sterilization Product Catalogue (PDF 5.87 MB)

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  • Biologial Indicator results in 24 minutes.

    Biological indicator results in 24 minutes

    3M's sterilization systems for Steam and Vapourised Hydrogen Peroxide (VH202) can provide biological indicator results in just 24 minutes.

    A faster readout time helps improve patient safety while increasing workflow for sterilization professionals.

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    Furthermore, the 3M Attest 490 Auto-reader allows us to offer a simple and standardised approach to biological indicator processing for steam and VH202 results.

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