Reusable Medical Devices with the Greatest Infection Risk

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Devices with the Greatest Risk

This month, the Food and Drug Administration published a list of reusable medical devices that hold the greatest risk of infection transmission. Flexible and rigid endoscopes are at the top of the list, as are various complex lumened devices with joints, depressions, and/or acute angles. To view the full list click here.

As of August 8, 2017, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has determined that it is necessary for medical device manufacturers to include in their premarket notifications  instructions for use which have been validated for cleaning, not only for sterilization or disinfection.

Our Safer Choice Awarded Solutions

As a US EPA Safer Choice Partner of the Year, Case Medical provides the most effective, safest and cost-efficient instrument solutions on the market. Our instrument cleaning solutions meet ANSI/AAMI ST79 attributes as ideal cleaning agents and are pH neutral, low foaming, free rinsing, water soluble, biodegradable, fast acting, ideal for long term soaking and compatible with all medical devices and equipment, including high risk flexible endoscopes.

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