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Sudemed Tıbbi Urunler | Advantages and Disadvantages of Sterilization Methods

Advantages and Disadvantages of Sterilization Methods

STERILIZATION METHOD ADVANTAGES
DISADVANTAGES
 
Steam Harmless to employees, patients and the environment. Easy to control and monitor Fast microbicidal effect Short cycle time Penetrating medical packages and lumen devices
Not suitable for heat sensitive materials

Hydrogen peroxide Gas sterilization
Harmless to healthcare workers and the environment It does not leave toxic residual Short cycle time Suitable for temperature and steam sensitive materials Easy to use Compatible with many medical materials Not suitable for cellulose, cotton and liquids 40 cm length and 3 mm lumen diameter limitation Polypropylene packaging requirement and specific container requirement
EO Good penetration into packed and luminous instruments Single dose cartridge Minimal gas leakage in negative pressure medium Easy to use Compatible with many medical supplies Ventilation requirement for removal of EtO Toxic, Carcinogenic, Flammable, Explosive Ventilation time is long
Steam Formaldehyde at Low Temperature Good penetration into packed and lumen instruments Easy to use Compatible with many medical supplies Toxic, Carcinogen
Ozone Provides sterilization No ventilation time Suitable for temperature and moisture sensitive materials No environmental damage Lumen penetration good Liquids cannot be sterilized. Special packaging material is required. Not compatible with cellulose, latex, rubber, textile.

Kaynakça: Sterilizasyon Dezenfeksiyon Rehberi Temmuz, 2015
http://www.das.org.tr/dosya/DASRehber2015.pdf