How to choose the best reusable sterilization containers

Investigating sterilization container carePurchasing new sterilization containers can be a daunting task. Moving from blue wrap or transitioning to a new sealed container system can deliver many benefits, including cost savings, waste reduction, and improved protection for high-value instruments and equipment. However, getting the real scoop on the differences between sterilization container systems can be a challenge.

Top quality, made in the USA

At Case Medical, we are proud to design and manufacture the SteriTite® Universal Sealed Container System, a state-of-the-art container system with 510k clearance for all current Clean Instrument Setsterilization modalities—steam (both terminal and IUSS), low temperature sterilization (STERRAD, V-PRO, STERIZONE), and ethylene oxide. Broadly compatible with all instrument types, including, flexible endoscopes, the SteriTite system combines the highest level of quality with efficiency and flexibility to meet your needs.

MediTray® Inserts and Accessories allow for modular customization of any instrument set, including multi-level trays designed for endoscopy procedure sets. Whatever your most in-demand specialty sets, you can be sure that Case Medical has configured trays for similar sets for other customers, so there's no need to start from scratch.

A side-by side comparison

We’ve laid out some key features of rigid sterilization containers in the table below. Consider your needs and compare how various containers stack up (including options for internal stacking!). And let us know how we can help you with your next container conversion project!

See all the benefits of choosing SteriTite rigid reusable containers:

  USACase Medical
SteriTite®

Aesculap
SterilContainer™

BD
Genesis®

Compatibility      
Universally compatible with all sterilization modalities and instrument types, including flexible endoscopes
Ideal for loaner drop-ins with compatible DIN-sized system
Sterility Maintenance      
Prevent strikethrough with unique, offset vent pattern on filter retention plates
Secure, durable filter retention system locks with audible click, ensures plates stay in place when container is opened in the OR
Rivet-free case construction for durability, eliminating potential ingress points for microorganisms
One-year, event-related shelf life for sterile storage integrity
Flexible & Efficient      
Rapid dry time of 5- to 8-mins for terminal steam cycles with paper filters (FDA 510k cleared)
Highest degree of customization with modular components
Low profile with maximum internal usable space
Internal tray stacking of 4 to 7 trays for efficient use of space
Return on investment      
Save money with lower cost in use than other container systems
Long useful life of 10-15 years* virtually free from repairs

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*REMEMBER: You must use pH neutral cleaners to preserve your sterilization containers and prolong their useful life; pH neutral cleaners are they’re better for your instruments, too. See detailed care and handling instructions in the relevant IFUs.

Get started today

All or email contact blockIf you’re ready to start a conversation about your container needs, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or complete this quick form with your contact information and your interest in a custom SteriTite container analysis. We’ll connect you with one of our experts. Our experience helping other healthcare customers over the last few decades gives us plenty of real-life examples to draw from, so we’re sure to have some ideas to help meet your needs.

 

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