Pharmaceutical and biotechnology manufacturing, laboratory and research facilities are required to decontaminate biological waste prior to disposal. In most cases, autoclaves are utilized to accomplish this task. This article is meant to provide guidance and recommendations to ensure optimal and reliable performance of the decontamination process using autoclave steam sterilizers. STERIS Life Sciences technical service specialist, Aaron J Mertens, and Director of Marketing, Marcel Dion, wrote a detailed article that explores why this process is recommended.
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