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Stryker’s N95 Mask Decontaminator Gets Emergency Use Authorization

June 2, 2020

The FDA has issued an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for Stryker Sustainability Solutions’ decontamination system for N95 respirators, allowing its use by healthcare staff.

The self-contained system, which has not been granted clearance for any uses in the past, can now be used by healthcare workers to decontaminate compatible N95 respirators for reuse by multiple users.

The Stryker system, which uses vaporized hydrogen peroxide, is not authorized for use with N95 respirators containing cellulose-based materials, the agency said.

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