Do You Know About These New Packaging Sterilization Methods?

The Food and Drug Administration has selected five best options for replacing ethylene oxide (EO) as the go-to sterilization process for medical devices.

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While medical device manufacturers and sterilization service companies work on reducing or eliminating emissions from ethylene oxide (EO) sterilization operations, some involved parties are diligently developing promising alternatives.


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Kate Bertrand Connolly

Freelance Writer

Kate Bertrand Connolly has been covering innovations, trends, and technologies in packaging, branding, and business since 1981.

Lisa McTigue Pierce

Executive Editor, Packaging Digest

Lisa McTigue Pierce is Executive Editor of Packaging Digest. She’s been a packaging media journalist since 1982 and tracks emerging trends, new technologies, and best practices across a spectrum of markets for the publication’s global community. Reach her at [email protected] or 630-272-1774.

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