Sterilization rolls / pouches should be closed with heat in packaging machines that have a safe closing feature.
Bag closing temperature should be adjusted according to the recommendation of the company that produces the packaging material.
It is ideal for operation of the packaging machines to write information such as packaging date, expiration date etc. on the package. Control of packaging machine and sterilization rolls and pouches The institution decides the tests and frequency. It must be documented that the packaging machine has reached the desired temperature. It is also recommended to use the following tests.
• Control of the source made with the closing device by liquid (ink) test
• Visual inspection
• Aseptic opening test (peeling) Annual calibration of packaging machines should be done, preventive maintenance should be planned at reasonable intervals recommended by the manufacturer and documented when done.