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Medical Device Sterilization Seminar Offered by STERIS Isomedix Services

June 5, 2009

MENTOR, Ohio, June 5 /PRNewswire/ — Join STERIS Isomedix Services for a one day seminar offering industry expertise on topics critical to success in medical device sterilization. The event, being held in Boston, Massachusetts on September 23, will provide attendees the opportunity to learn about sterilization technologies, process validation, materials selection and much more.

In addition to the TechTeam experts from STERIS Isomedix Services, the seminar will feature thought leaders from around the industry. Seminar topics include:

Fundamentals of Radiation Processing

Overview of radiation and how E-beam and gamma irradiation are used for sterilization, comparison of technologies, product validation and materials selection, dosimetry and process validation

Ethylene Oxide (EO) Sterilization Overview

Introduction to ethylene oxide sterilization, standards and guidelines, process challenge devices, parametric release, and process validation

Materials Compatibility and Selection

Materials selection criteria, effects of radiation, the chemistry of plastics, materials issues and qualification testing / shelf life testing

Laboratory Services and Techniques

Testing techniques, laboratory procedures and laboratory services

Packaging for Sterilization

Effects of irradiation and ethylene oxide (EO) sterilization processes on packaging materials and packages

Standards Status and Review

Current AAMI and ISO standards and guidelines

This seminar will provide a full day of information for those involved in medical device manufacturing/engineering, research and development, quality/regulatory, validation/sterilization, microbiology, product/project management, product/packaging design and engineering, marketing/brand management, and supply chain/distribution.

Visit the STERIS Isomedix Services website to learn more about the Medical Device Sterilization Seminar and register today!

About STERIS Isomedix Services

STERIS Isomedix Services is a provider of contract sterilization services with 20 facilities located throughout the U.S.A., Canada and Puerto Rico. Utilizing gamma, ethylene oxide (EO) sterilization and E-beam technologies, Isomedix Services has been meeting the sterilization needs of the medical device, pharmaceutical and biotechnology community for over 35 years. For more information about STERIS Isomedix Services please call (877) 783-7479 or visit the STERIS Isomedix Services website.

Isomedix Services is a division of STERIS Corporation, a worldwide leader in infection prevention, decontamination and health science technologies, products and services. STERIS is traded on the NYSE under the STE symbol.

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