Germicides, Gas, Ethylene Oxide

Definition : Gas germicides, whose main component is ethylene oxide, intended for killing and/or total inactivation (i.e., sterilization) of microorganisms (i.e., viruses, bacteria, fungi, and their spores). These gas germicides typically consist of a mixture of ethylene oxide with other inactive components, such as carbon dioxide, nitrogen, or dichlorodifluoromethane.; tThey are used in sterilizing units that include a closed chamber in which the time, temperature, and/or concentration of the germicidal during the sterilization process are controlled. The germicide is toxic and must be eliminated after the sterilization cycle is complete. Ethylene oxide germicides are mainly used to sterilize surgical instruments, reusable supplies, and pharmaceutical products that cannot support conventional high temperature sterilization (e.g., devices that contain plastic or rubber components).

Entry Terms : "Sterilants, Ethylene Oxide" , "Ethylene Oxide Sterilants"

UMDC code : 18088

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Honeywell International Inc

Company Type: Parent

Honeywell is a Fortune 100 company that invents and manufactures technologies to address tough challenges linked to global macrotrends such as safety, security, and energy.

Praxair Inc

Company Type: Parent

Praxair is a global Fortune 300 company that supplies atmospheric, process and specialty gases, high-performance coatings, and related services and technologies. Among the gases we supply are oxygen, nitrogen, argon, carbon dioxide, helium, and hydrogen.The company's world-class engineering organization designs, engineers and constructs cryogenic and non-cryogenic supply systems around the world.

STERIS Corp

Company Type: Parent

STERIS is a global leader in infection prevention, contamination control, surgical and critical care technologies, and more.STERIS is the world's pre-eminent infection prevention, decontamination, and surgical and critical care company, with a long list of first-to-market products and industry-leading service innovations and thousands of customers in more than 60 countries. While the corporation was founded as Innovative Medical Technologies in 1985 and renamed STERIS in 1987, our history dates back to 1894 with the founding of American Sterilizer Company, a long-time, global leading innovator of sterilization products.

Sterling Diagnostics Inc

Company Type: Parent

Sterling Diagnostics develops and manufactures clinical diagnostic reagents and supplies. We offer a full line of laboratory equipment and supplies to support you.

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