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Andersen Partners with North Carolina Biotechnology Center to Advance Life Sciences Industry

Andersen recently welcomed leadership from North Carolina Biotechnology Center (NCBiotech) to tour its manufacturing campus in Haw River, NC, and industrial sterilization sister company, Andersen Scientific in Morrisville, NC. Andersen works with NCBiotech to provide critical sterilization resources for start-ups, R&D departments and companies developing strategies to bring devices to market in North Carolina. MORE…

Beyond Clean Podcast EOGas 4 510(k) Clearance

Beyond Clean Podcast: FDAโ€™s First 510(k) Clearance for Terminal Sterilization of Duodenoscopes

Andersenโ€™s EOGas 4 is ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ณ๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐˜, ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—น๐˜†, ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—น๐—ถ๐˜‡๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐˜€๐˜†๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ๐—บ ๐—™๐——๐—” ๐Ÿฑ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿฌ(๐—ธ) ๐—ฐ๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—บ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—น ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—น๐—ถ๐˜‡๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—ฑ๐˜‚๐—ผ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ผ๐˜€๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—น๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ผ๐˜€๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐˜€. A true game changer for healthcare facilities that sterilize these critical instruments. On a recent ๐—•๐—ฒ๐˜†๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—–๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ป podcast, Ted May, Andersen President and CEO, and Dr. Larry Muscarella of LFM Healthcare Solutions LLC, take you ๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐˜€๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ฒ behind this one-of-a-kind sterilization technology ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐˜๐—ผ ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—น๐—ถ๐˜‡๐—ฒ the toughest endoscopes on the market. MORE…

A Deep Dive on Ethylene Oxide

A Deep Dive on Ethylene Oxide: Andersen & Beyond Clean Team Up for a Live Q & A

Directly following the premiere of Andersenโ€™s “Beyond the Tour” episode, our sterilization experts & the Beyond Clean team participated in a live Q&A session with viewers.

Some of the questions addressed were:
-Isnโ€™t EO more dangerous than other sterilization systems?
-I thought ethylene oxide was going to be banned.
-Are you suggesting ethylene oxide will replace hydrogen peroxide?

Read the highlights of the Q & A or watch the entire conversation. MORE…

Sterigenics Protests GA

GAโ€™s first air test shows toxic gas above acceptable level

Atlanta Journal-Constitution โ€” The stateโ€™s first air test for a carcinogenic gas used by several industrial facilities across Georgia showed it at a level well above what is deemed acceptable by federal regulators.

The federal Environmental Protection Agency, which analyzed the sample, said in a statement that the test result is a preliminary estimate. The agency said, โ€œThe sample collected at the South DeKalb monitoring site provides a measurable level of ethylene oxide that cannot clearly be linked to a particular source.โ€ MORE…

IL ambient air monitoring

Health departmentโ€™s air testing for ethylene oxide in Waukegan, Gurnee shows highest results in residential area near Medline

Chicago Tribune โ€” The final results are in from ambient air monitoring conducted earlier this summer around two Lake County facilities that use ethylene oxide. Conclusions canโ€™t be drawn from any one day of air sampling, Lake County Health Department spokeswoman Hannah Goering said, adding that a full analysis will take into consideration wind speed and direction as well as other variables. MORE…

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Sterigenics ethylene oxide plant to reopen

Medical Design and Outsourcing โ€” Sterigenics and the state of Illinois Environmental Protection Agency have reached a consent agreement to reopen the companyโ€™s Willowbrook medical device sterilization plant. The state EPA ordered the plant closed in February 2019, citing excessive emissions of the sterilant EO. MORE…

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