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Steam sterilization

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  • Steam offers unmatched advantages for sterilization. For more than 100 years, it’s been the go-to sterilant for reliable and inexpensive performance in sterilizing items that are not damaged by high heat, such as scalpels and scissors. But how do you ensure that your steam sterilizer is effectively working to keep instruments safe?

    Ensuring the safety of sterilized items takes more than just following procedures. Tests for efficacy of the process are a critical component to making sure every instrument is safe to use on patients. As a leader in the field, 3M has been developing and improving technology for sterilization assurance for decades. We can offer a full portfolio of sterilization assurance products including biological indicators (BI), chemical indicators (CI), tape and other accessories for load, pack and exposure monitoring. We can partner with you to provide expert support, education and service. As an independent manufacturer of sterilization assurance products, 3M creates products that can be used to test the efficacy of a variety of sterilization systems and produce unbiased results.

3M Sterilization Videos

Watch this informative video series exploring steam sterilization monitoring indicators and learn how using them with every load can help protect patients.

Empowering you through education and training.

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    3M™ Sterilization and Cleaning Monitoring Program

    Partner with 3M on our comprehensive sterilizaiton and cleaning monitoring portfolio for additional education and clinical evaluation opportunities.

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    3M™ Steam Sterilization Training and Support

    Access 3M product training and support materials, including IFUs and videos.

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    3M™ Peak™ Clinical Outcomes Program

    Through the 3M™ Peak™ Clinical Outcomes Program, we provide a robust portfolio of tools and processes, along with the support of 3M Clinical Specialists and Account Managers to work hand-in-hand with you each step of the way.

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