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Nelson Laboratories Workshop: Radiation Sterilization: Selection of a Validation Approach & Updates in the Radiation Industry


Niki Fidopiastis (Director, SteriPro Consulting)

Wendy Wangsgard, PhD (Senior Scientist, Nelson Laboratories, LLC)

Location: 210C

Date: Wednesday, February 7

Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid) - Get your pass now!

Free Content & Activities: Medical Device Validation – Biocompatibility Testing, Cleaning, Sterilization and Packaging

Conference Track: MD&M: Technical Solutions

Vault Recording: TBD

  • Selection of validation approach – case studies based on product requirements
  • Review of radiation validation methods
  • Updates in the industry:
    • VDmax with alternate SALs and for any sterilization dose, AAMI TIR 76
    • Having knowledgeable microbiologists involved
    • TIR 35 and product family adoption
    • New revision of 11737-1: No suggestion for >50% recovery efficiency
    • New ISO document 19930 on Assurance of Sterility
    • Understand your product bioburden (including “less-than” value calculations)
    • Endotoxin and implants
    • New AAMI and ISO working group WG 16 on vaporous hydrogen peroxide
    • AAMI CISS certification exams for sterilization specialists

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