Learn more about VPA (Vaporized Peracetic Acid) from MD&DI

  • Posted on: 5 April 2016
  • By: REVOX Steriliza...


Like all manufacturers, medical device companies are constantly looking for ways to optimize their production efficiency. Because patient safety and FDA compliance are top priorities, effective and dependable sterilization is a crucial part of the manufacturing process. However, many medical device manufacturers currently rely on off-site contract sterilization services that introduce inefficiencies, added costs, and risks into the production cycle.

Vaporized peracetic acid (VPA) sterilization, in which room-temperature VPA is injected into a pressurized chamber to eliminate surface contaminants, is changing that. Because this method allows for quick turnaround time and can be performed on an OEM’s production floor, it offers device manufacturers an alternative to ethylene oxide (EtO) sterilization in some cases.

Click here to read the entire article from MD&DI: Vaporized Peracetic Acid Sterilization Offers Alternative to EtO