Standard Swedish standard · SS-EN ISO 11138-2:2017

Sterilization of health care products - Biological indicators - Part 2: Biological indicators for ethylene oxide sterilization processes (ISO 11138-2:2017)

Status: Valid

Scope
ISO 11138-2:2017 specifies requirements for test organisms, suspensions, inoculated carriers, biological indicators and test methods intended for use in assessing the performance of sterilizers and sterilization processes employing ethylene oxide gas as the sterilizing agent, either as pure ethylene oxide gas or mixtures of this gas with diluent gases, at sterilizing temperatures within the range of 29 °C to 65 °C. NOTE 1 Requirements for validation and control of ethylene oxide sterilization processes are provided by ISO 11135 and ISO 14937. NOTE 2 National or regional regulations can provide requirements for work place safety.

Subjects

Disinfectants and antiseptics (11.080.20)


Product information

Language: English

Written by: SIS - Hälso- och sjukvård

International title: Sterilization of health care products - Biological indicators - Part 2: Biological indicators for ethylene oxide sterilization processes (ISO 11138-2:2017)

Article no: STD-8025810

Edition: 3

Approved: 4/5/2017

No of pages: 24

Replaces: SS-EN ISO 11138-2:2009