Q : What are the limited items to be sterilized using plasma sterilizer and, currently what type of biological indicator is used?
A: 1. The limited items are fluids, powders and any materials that can absorb the sterilizing agent, H2O2. For more information, please see the Technical Info in Technical Center.
- Instruments with lumens made from synthetic materials such as Telfon (longer than
10 m in length and smaller than 1 mm in diameter) are limited.
- Instruments with stainless steel lumens (longer than 50 cm in length and smaller than
1 mm in diameter) are limited.
2. For biological indicator, we are using self contained bio-indicator with Geobacillus Stearothermophilus.