Items suitable for sterilisation with EtO

 

EtO is a very versatile sterilising agent which can be used to sterilise almost anything, with the exception of drugs, food, liquids, oils and powders. You may be surprised to hear that you could actually sterilise items such as your laptop or your smartphone with EtO! Here is a non-exhaustive list of items that are suitable for sterilisation with EtO.

Items that can be sterilised without further aeration

Electrical devices

Flash Light

Drills

Clippers

Cameras

Laptops

Mobile Phones

Dremel Drills

Surgical devices

Scalpels and sharps

Scissors

Clamps and crimpers

Dental tools

Saws

Rulers

Forceps

Biopsy punches

Dremel punches

Dilators

Skin staples

Speculi

Needles

Neuter clips

IV sets

Marking pens

Endoscopes

Flexible endoscopes

Fiber-optic scopes

Stethoscopes

Telescope

General items

Theater shoes

Gloves

Keyboards

Items that can be sterilised but that require additional aeration

Cloth Items

Gauze

Gowns

Bandages

Cotton Wool

Masks

Drape materials

Tubes

Suction tubes

Liposuction tubes

Catheters

Endotracheal tubes

Feeding tubes

Nasal tubes

Implants

Pacemakers

Nylon implants

Implants

Other items

Toothbrushes

Rubber bands

Rubber tourniquets

Sponges

Dog leads

Trainers