3M Steri-Vac GSX machine

EO sterilization

Helping to improve throughput, increase control, and reduce cost


Medical device sterilization

3M is the name you can trust in sterilization assurance and monitoring. From EO sterilizers with customisable cycle parameters to biological indicators with super-fast release times, our MedTech sterilization portfolio is designed to give you more control over your sterilization processes.

3M Steri-Vac Sterilizer/Aerator GSX Series Sterilization System for 100 % ethylene oxide

3M Steri-Vac GSX series sterilizer/aerators offer a state-of-the-art, fully compliant EO sterilization system with advanced features.

  • 3M Steri-Vac Sterilizer System

    The unique design and capability of the GSX series sterilizers allow MedTech manufacturers and suppliers the ability to improve throughput and efficiency. 3M™ Cycle Programmer allows fast and easy custom design of cycles specific to the device to be sterilized – especially important for complex or combination drug/device type products.

    The GSX series sterilizers can help companies decrease cycle development and validation time, increase throughput time, simplify final lot release, and adapt to varying demands on production. Decreased production cycle time can provide a measurable, sustainable economic benefit and a solid return on investment.

    The GSX series sterilizer/aerator and related accessories provide an ‘order, install, qualify and run’ system – reducing design, start-up and maintenance costs compared to custom-built systems. 3M also offers full service and consumable product support for EO sterilization.

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EO sterilization process monitoring

3M sets today's standard for sterilization process monitoring with a comprehensive portfolio for the life science industry, including a range of biological indicators, chemical indicators, autoclave tape and physical monitoring tools.

  • Biological Indicators

    Biological indicators

    3M sterilization monitoring products provide reliable, compliant solutions to meet manufacturing and validation requirements for EO sterilization processes. 3M developed the first self-contained biological indicator and the 3M™ Attest™ Rapid Readout Biological Indicator for ethylene oxide, providing the shortest incubation time for a biological indicator available with release time in 4 hours when used with 3M™ Attest™ Auto-reader 390G.

    Faster biological indicator final readout can allow for quicker release of production lots and can shorten validation timelines. 3M also offers 3M™ Comply™ Indicator Tape for ethylene oxide that can assist with material control.

  • Auto-readers system

    Auto-readers for EO sterilization

    Featuring advanced electronics and internet connectivity, 3M Attest Auto-reader 390G offers simplicity in use, remote interrogation of results via smartphone/tablet and easy integration into electronic quality management systems (LIMs).

    3M Attest Auto-reader 390G is designed to incubate and automatically read the fluorescence of 3M™ Attest™ 1294-S Rapid Readout Biological Indicator in 4 hours.

    Attest incubators provide optimal conditions for accurate readout of Attest 1264-S biological indicators.


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