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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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