Control Technology for Ethylene Oxide Sterilization in Hospitals
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 89-120
This report examines control methods and systems for EtO sterilization in hospitals. Nine sterilizer control systems were evaluated in eight hospitals during week-long, in-depth surveys. Three emission sources typically account for most of the EtO routinely released into the work environment.
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