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Precision Detection for Sterile Processing Environments

Advanced Gas Monitoring Solutions for Healthcare Sterilization

The Challenge

Navigating toxic gas challenges in sterile processing is critical.

Sterile processing facilities in healthcare settings face significant safety challenges due to the use of various toxic gases such as ethylene oxide, formaldehyde, and hydrogen peroxide. These gases can pose severe health risks to staff and patients if not properly monitored. Ethylene oxide, used for sterilization, is highly toxic and carcinogenic. Formaldehyde exposure can cause respiratory issues and skin irritation, while hydrogen peroxide, although used for sterilization, can be harmful if inhaled in high concentrations.

Common Toxic Gases and Their Hazards:

  • Ethylene Oxide (EtO): Highly toxic and carcinogenic, causing severe health issues.
  • Formaldehyde: Causes respiratory problems, skin irritation, and potential long-term health effects.
  • Hydrogen Peroxide (H2O2): Harmful if inhaled in high concentrations, causing respiratory distress.

Challenges for Sterile Processing Safety Professionals:

  • Complex Monitoring Requirements: Managing multiple sterilization gases, each with specific detection and safety protocols.
  • Equipment Sensitivity and Reliability: Ensuring detection equipment is accurate and reliable in a healthcare environment.
  • Compliance and Regulations: Meeting stringent healthcare standards and regulatory requirements demands significant effort and resources.
  • Risk Mitigation: Proactively identifying and addressing gas exposure risks to protect staff and patients.
  • Operational Downtime: Preventing gas leaks and detection system failures to avoid interruptions in sterile processing operations.

The Solution

Interscan is your partner in healthcare sterilization safety.

Interscan’s gas detection systems are specifically designed to meet the rigorous standards of the healthcare industry. Our advanced solutions offer precise, real-time monitoring of sterilization gases, ensuring the safety of both staff and patients. With the SensorExpress™ sensor replacement subscription service, users benefit from lightning fast sensor replacements, ensuring continuous protection without downtime.

Our systems offer automatic sensor delivery, active gas sampling for precise detection, and high sensitivity to detect low levels of toxic gases, providing early warnings of potential issues. Rely on Interscan to provide reliable gas detection that supports your sterile processing operations and maintains the highest safety standards in your facility.

Portable Gas Detection

GASD 8000

Portable Gas Detector

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Fixed Gas Detection

AccuSafe

Fixed Point Gas Detection

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