STERIS Gets Emergency Use Authorization for Steam Sterilizer

May 26, 2020

STERIS has received an Emergency Use Authorization from the FDA for its AMSCO Medium- Steam Sterilizers for use in decontaminating N95 respirators.

The authorization is for use in respirators for single-user reuse by healthcare workers when there are inadequate supplies of face-filtering respirators, the agency said.

Currently, there are no FDA-approved devices for decontaminating N95 respirators.

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