FAQ

What is sterilization?

Sterilization is a phrase referring to any process that eliminates or kills all forms of microbial life, including transmissible agents (such as fungi, bacteria, viruses, spore forms, etc.) present on a surface, contained in a fluid, in medication, or in a compound such as biological culture media. Sterilization can be achieved by applying the proper combinations of heat, chemicals, and irradiation, high reassure, and filtration.

What is ETO Sterilization?

Ethylene Oxide sterilization is a process consist of four major elements which are gas concentration, exposure time, temperature and humidity. This is to ensure that Microorganisms are killed during the process.

Why & Where ETO Sterilization used?

Advancement in medical procedures has resulted in the increased usage of delicate instruments which can’t be steam sterilized as they cannot survive excessive temperatures or moisture of steam. Therefore heat and moisture sensitive equipment require alternative methods of sterilization. And that is where ETO Sterilization is used.

What are the fact about Ethylene Oxide Gas?

  • ETO gas is carcinogenic, explosive and mutagenic.
  • Ethylene Oxide is a common gas used for low temperature sterilization.
  • It is a colourless, poisonous gas that attacks the cellular proteins and nucleic acids of microorganisms.
  • It is most commonly used to sterilize instruments with long lumens such as endoscopes and all materials that have to be sterilized but cannot withstand higher temperature.

How is sterilization cycle in ETO Sterilizer?

There are 3 phase in ETO Sterilizer

  • Pre Sterilization
  • Sterilization
  • Post Sterilization (Degassing)

What are the advantages of ETO gas?

  • Low temperature
  • High efficiency – destroys microorganisms including resistant spores
  • Large sterilizing volume/ chamber capacity
  • Non corrosive to: plastic, metal and rubber materials

Need more info? Drop us an email and we are pleased to assist you.
Email : info@sinasterilgamma.com

About Us

Sina Sterilgamma is an independent certified sterilization service provider. We provide ethylene oxide (ETO) sterilization service to medical devices manufactures in Malaysia and abread.

Contact Us

Sina-Sterilgamma Sdn Bhd (743963V)
Facility Address:
Lot 88077, Jalan Perigi Nenas 7/1,
Taman Perindustrian Pulau Indah,
42907 Pelabuhan Klang,
Selangor, Malaysia.

Tel:
+603 3102 3168 (OPERATION)
+603 3161 2427 (LAB)
+603 3102 3868 (QA)

Email:
info@sinasterilgamma.com

About Us

Established in 2006, Sina-SterilGamma Sdn Bhd, a wholly owned Malaysian Bumiputera company is an independent certified sterilization service provider. Sina-SterilGamma provides Ethylene Oxide (ETO) Sterilization services to medical device manufacturers and distributors in Malaysia and abroad.

Contact Us

Sina-Sterilgamma Sdn Bhd (743963V)
Facility Address:
Lot 88077, Jalan Perigi Nenas 7/1,
Taman Perindustrian Pulau Indah,
42907 Pelabuhan Klang,
Selangor, Malaysia.