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A look at gas sterilization


This HND piece uses the COVID-19 crisis as a springboard to focus on gas sterilization—a method of low-temperature sterilization for those medical devices that can't take the heat of steam. Along the way, we get into some cool scientific principles such as the definition of a plasma, and the difference between a vapor and a gas.

Then we spotlight the sterilization method of vaporized hydrogen peroxide, which is now being used to process respirators for re-use.

Read the complete article.


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