Join STERIS Isomedix Services for a TechTeam seminar on topics critical to success in medical device sterilization. The event, being held September 11-12 in Mahwah, New Jersey, will provide attendees the opportunity to gain an in-depth understanding of the relationship between sterilization and medical device design, validation, manufacturing and packaging.
In addition to the TechTeam experts from STERIS Isomedix Services, the seminar will feature thought leaders from around the industry. Seminar topics include:
Fundamentals of Radiation Processing
Overview of radiation and how gamma radiation is used, comparison of technologies, product validation and materials selection, dosimetry, and process validation
Ethylene Oxide (EO) Sterilization Overview
Introduction to ethylene oxide sterilization, standards and guidelines, process challenge devices, parametric release, and process validation
Materials Compatibility and Selection
Materials selection criteria, effects of radiation, the chemistry of plastics, materials issues, and qualification testing / shelf life testing
Laboratory Services and Techniques
Testing techniques, laboratory procedures, and laboratory services
Packaging for Sterilization
Effects of irradiation and EO sterilization processes on packaging materials and packages
Cleaning Programs for Medical Device Cleanrooms
Types of bacteria found in cleanrooms, differences in cleaning chemistries and their appropriate application
Polymer Design and Testing
Design considerations, plastics classifications and polymer testing
This two-day seminar includes an optional tour of the STERIS Isomedix gamma irradiation facility in Chester, New York. Participants can visit the facility to learn what happens when their product is received at a gamma processing facility.
Visit the STERIS Isomedix Services website to learn more about the Medical Device Sterilization Seminar and register today!
About STERIS Isomedix Services
STERIS Isomedix Services is a provider of contract sterilization services with 18 facilities located throughout the U.S.A., Canada and Puerto Rico. Utilizing gamma and ethylene oxide (EO) sterilization technologies, Isomedix Services has been meeting the sterilization needs of the medical device, pharmaceutical and biotechnology community for over 35 years. For more information about STERIS Isomedix Services please call (877) 783-7479 or visit the STERIS Isomedix Services website.
Isomedix Services is a division of STERIS Corporation, a worldwide leader in infection prevention, decontamination and health science technologies, products and services. STERIS is traded on the NYSE under the STE symbol.