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3 Advantages to Using PCDs for Terminal Sterilization of Medical Devices

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Process Challenge DevicesTM 

Mesa Labs offers Process Challenge DevicesTM (PCDTM), which are externally placed on pallets to assure terminal sterilization of medical devices. PCDs have defined resistance values that match internal sterilization challenges.

  • Mesa’s PCDs have unique, patented packaging of self-contained B. atrophaeus biological indicators, which have reduced incubation times that allow for quicker release.
  • You can use PCDs for both validation and routine monitoring of Ethylene Oxide sterilization cycles.
  • PCDs have consistent and certified resistance to ISO 13485 quality systems for medical devices

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