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11.16.16

Q: What is the impact of maximum density variation when a mixed load is validated for ethylene oxide sterilization?

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Residual Ethylene Oxide

11.12.14

Is gas concentration or exposure time the greater contributor to EO residuals in medical devices?

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Water Jackets or Air Ducts?

11.05.14

The vast majority of sterilizers built in the sterilization industry over the last 50 years are equipped with water jackets for heating. Recently there have been conversation about using air instead of water. So which is better and why?

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Sterilization - Ethylene Oxide vs. Steam

10.06.14

The choice between ethylene oxide sterilization and steam sterilization is always cut and dry. Steam is extremely effective and inexpensive. However, ethylene oxide is used by industry to sterilize more than 50% of all medical devices. This blog post by Clark Houghtling, VP of Technical Sales and Marketing, responds to a recent online conversation.

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Tree Nut Risk Assessment

8.14.13

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced that it will be conducting a Risk Assessment for tree nuts. As part of the effort the FDA requested information regarding the effectiveness of pasteurization technologies.

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Cosmed Group Excited to Launch a New Website and Blog

3.08.12

At Cosmed Group, Inc., we are excited about the launch of our updated website and this blog. What a great way to keep in touch with our customers and the world of food safety. For more than 30 years we’ve been thinking about and talking about food safety – finally we have this opportunity to include you in the conversation.

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