low temperature sterilization

Q&A with Mason Schwartz: Technical Learnings about Vaporized Peracetic Acid (VPA)

  • Posted on: 31 July 2017
  • By: REVOX Steriliza...


Inventor of VPA technology and current Director of Research & Development and Operations with REVOX Sterilization Solutions, Mason Schwartz, discusses the science behind VPA.
 

1. The VPA sterilization process has a distinct advantage over many other sterilization solutions because it is executed at room temperature. From a chemistry standpoint, why is this important?

How the REVOX Peracetic Acid Solution Offers Medical Manufacturers an Alternative to Hydrogen Peroxide

  • Posted on: 15 September 2015
  • By: REVOX Steriliza...

Hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) is a powerful chemical sterilizing agent, and for more than twenty years hospitals, laboratories, and manufacturing processes have been using it in vaporized form (VHP) for decontamination. It’s a potent oxidant, which means it’s effective in killing a wide range of pathogens, spore-forming bacteria, and other microbes.