30 Mar
What to look for, what to avoid While some would say that all instrument cleaners are more or less the same, in reality the products you choose can be as different as using a mallet or a brush to uncover ancient pottery. Formulating cleaners and detergents that are effective while maintaining the integrity of your surgical instruments and containers depends…
24 Mar
SteriTite containers can relieve the pressure of the wrap shortage The current sterilization wrap supply shortage is concerning for many health systems and facilities. Originally designed in the 1990s as an alternative to wrapped trays, SteriTiteĀ® containers are now, in 2021, very much a part of the solution. After a significant drop in non-emergent surgeries throughout 2020, the backlog of…
27 Jun
In our blog post last week, we talked about how to take down a bully virus with best practices. We touched on the relative resistance of different categories of microorganisms to disinfectants and sterilization, and the critical baseline set with the Standard Precautions, where cleaning and disinfection always go hand-in-hand. If last week's post was the textbook portion of our…
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