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Sterilizing Units, Ionizing Radiation

Definition : Sterilizing units designed for total inactivation of microorganisms that are or may be present on medical devices using ionizing radiation (typically gamma, but x-ray and electron beams are also used) sources. These units usually include a treatment chamber with shelves on which packed devices to be sterilized are placed; a source of ionizing radiation (e.g., gamma radiation, typically obtained from a cobalt 60 source); and controls to regulate the time of the procedure. Ionizing radiation sterilizing units are available in a variety of shapes and sizes; these units are frequently supplied as complete installations and their use requires special safety protection for the operators. Radiation sterilizing units are mainly used by manufacturers to irradiate single-use medical devices (e.g., syringes, needles) and supplies, even after the devices are packed and ready to deliver; they may be used also in large healthcare facilities that sterilize a great volume of devices.

Entry Terms : "Gamma Radiation Sterilizers" , "Ionizing Radiation Sterilizers"

UMDC code : 13745

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Denville Scientific Inc

Company Type: Parent

Hanovia Specialty Lighting LLC

Company Type: Parent

Hanovia, the pioneer manufacturer of UV curing products, has been producing UV Lamps, irradiators, UV sterilization and photochemical equipment and power supplies since 1905.

Sterigenics International LLC

Company Type: Parent

Together with a host of industry experts, Sterigenics offers a consultative approach far beyond that of any other resource. From concept to market, clients can choose from a comprehensive selection of solution-driven services – in design, testing, product and supply chain management – to ensure a product's velocity to market.

Terra Universal Inc

Company Type: Parent

Terra creates solutions for application-specific manufacturing challenges, quickly and economically. Terra's manufacturing complex in Fullerton, California includes latest-technology CNC sheet metal and plastic equipment along with complete welding, electronics, and metal finishing shops.

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