Ethylene Oxide (EO) Sterilization Basics for R&D Engineers


Instructor: Gerry O Dell
Product ID: 701272

  • Duration: 90 Min
This Sterilization training will provide valuable information to companies that design products for terminal sterilization with ethylene oxide.
Last Recorded Date: Jul-2020


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Why Should You Attend:

R&D Engineers have the responsibility of the development of medical devices or healthcare products that will be sterilized by ethylene oxide (EO), however they may not have an adequate understanding of the sterilization process and its impact to the functionality of the product and its package. This presentation will provide information that can be used by R&D Engineers to aid them in the selection of materials, design characteristics and appropriate packaging by providing them with a basic knowledge of what is involved in the process of EO sterilization. It will also provide guidance on how the EO sterilization process can be changed to address specific product needs such as temperature or moisture sensitivity.

Areas Covered in the Webinar:

  • Review of the properties of ethylene oxide.
  • Lethality of ethylene oxide.
  • Basics of EO sterilization.
  • Interrelationship of the parameters of EO sterilization.
  • Introduction into product considerations.
  • Material related issues.
  • Basic aspects of EO residuals.
  • What aspects of product design impact EO sterilization.
  • What aspects of EO sterilization impact the product.
  • How changes to the materials, product, package, and manufacturing process impact EO sterilization.
  • What testing may be required for changes.

Who Will Benefit:

This webinar will provide valuable information to companies that design products for terminal sterilization with ethylene oxide.

  • Personnel with the responsibility for product design and development
  • R&D Engineers
  • Product Managers
  • Packaging Engineers
  • Quality Engineers
Instructor Profile:
Gerry O Dell

Gerry O Dell
President, Gerry O’Dell Consulting

Gerry O’Dell, is owner and President of Gerry O’Dell Consulting, a consulting firm based in the United States with medical device and pharmaceutical clients around the world. Her over 35 years of experience in all the major sterilization methods, microbiology, environmental control, laboratory compliance, failure investigation, has enabled Gerry to successfully consult to companies ranging from small start-up operations to Fortune 500 companies. She has also played a significant role in sterilization standards development for over 25 years through her association with the American Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI).

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