The gamma sterilisation process uses Cobalt 60 radiation to kill microorganisms on a variety of different products.

The gamma sterilisation process uses Cobalt 60 radiation to kill microorganisms on a variety of different products.

Processing with gamma yields quick turnaround time, easily penetrating packaging and product, and is ideal for many types of materials.

Gamma irradiation is ideal for:

  • Sterilisation of single use medical supplies such as syringes, implants, catheters, IV sets, surgical gloves and gauze
  • Elimination of microorganisms from pharmaceuticals such as ointments and solutions
  • Sterilisation of tissue/biological based products
  • Microbial reduction on consumer products

STERIS offers gamma irradiation processing at 12 North American locations.

The company’s Radiation TechTeam group’s skilled technical staff assists customers through the entire gamma irradiation process.

From validation support to dose audit reminders, the Radiation TechTeam professionals are committed to being a vital part of the sterilisation process.

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