Best Practices for Steam Sterilization

June 1, 2006

Question: What are the best practices for utilizing steam to sterilize?

Response: One best practice would be to follow the sterilizer manufacturer's instructions when using your sterilizer. Another great practice would be for device manufacturers of instruments or pre-packed sets to follow the standards recommended for sterilization steam cyclers. This is ideal for sterilizer manufacturers when designing or creating a device for the intended sterilization method of steam.