MENTOR, Ohio, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Join STERIS Isomedix Services for a one day seminar offering industry expertise on topics critical to success in medical device sterilization ( http://www.isomedix.com/Markets/Medical/ ). The event, being held in San Jose, California on March 11, 2009, will provide attendees the opportunity to learn about sterilization technologies, process validation, materials selection, and much more.
In addition to the TechTeam experts from STERIS Isomedix Services, the seminar will feature thought leaders from around the industry. Seminar topics include:
Fundamentals of Radiation Processing
Overview of radiation and how gamma and E-beam irradiation ( http://www.isomedix.com/Gamma )are used for sterilization, comparison of technologies, product validation and materials selection, dosimetry, and process validation
Ethylene Oxide (EO) Sterilization Overview
Introduction to ethylene oxide sterilization (http://www.isomedix.com/EthyleneOxide/ ), standards and guidelines, process challenge devices, parametric release, and process validation
Materials Compatibility and Selection
Materials selection criteria, effects of radiation, the chemistry of plastics, materials issues, and qualification testing / shelf life testing
Laboratory Services and Techniques Testing techniques, laboratory procedures, and laboratory services
Packaging for Sterilization
Effects of irradiation and ethylene oxide (EO) sterilization processes on packaging materials and packages
Standards Status and Review Current AAMI and ISO standards and g
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