non-heat sterilization - suggestions?

bthomas bthomas at gmm.gen.emory.edu
Fri Oct 13 16:26:16 EST 1995


>Hello. We use big plastic trays....

You might put them in a UV cross-linker (e.g. Stratalinker) and blast 
them with UV for an 1/2 hour or so.  Field surgery units have 
sterilizers that use ethylene oxide gas rather than heat.  It is a 
CANCER SUPECT AGENT available from Aldrich Chemical (among others).  






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