Guideline for Disinfection and Sterilization in Healthcare Facilities (2008)

When properly used, disinfection and sterilization can ensure the safe use of invasive and non-invasive medical devices. However, current disinfection and sterilization guidelines must be strictly followed.

Web-Based Disinfection and Sterilization Resources

Additional information about disinfection and sterilization is available at the following dedicated websites:

Food and Drug Administration, Rockville, Maryland
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Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C.
Selected EPA-registered DisinfectantsExternal

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
Healthcare-associated Infections (HAI)

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Disinfection and SterilizationExternal