sterilization process


series of actions or operations needed to achieve the specified requirements for sterility


  • NOTE This series of actions includes pre-treatment of product (if necessary), exposure under defined conditions to the sterilizing agent and any necessary post treatment. The sterilization process does not include any cleaning, disinfection or packaging operations that precede sterilization. [ISO 11139]
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