We recently visited with BluePearl of Richmond VA. The large veterinary emergency surgical practice upgraded to an EOGas 4 sterilizer. We asked them about the upgrade and the biggest benefits to their practice. One of them was drastically reduced repair and maintenance on drills and other surgical equipment – saving both money and time. MORE…
Directly following the premiere of Andersen’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:
-Isn’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…
Despite its somewhat sensational title, this opinion piece contains solid information on the recent history of EO and why the medical community should take another look at the science backing this incredibly effective sterilant. -Andersen
Issues & Insights — Medical devices can do more harm than good unless properly sterilized and disinfected by applying agents such as Ethylene Oxide (EtO) gas. And, because of deeply flawed federal studies and subsequent state and local actions based on this shoddy science, production of sterilizing agents such as EtO has been put on the backburner. Policymakers must examine all the evidence at hand and keep patients safe from COVID-19 contamination. MORE…