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Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
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Ethylene Oxide (EtO) Sterilizers [PDF]
Abstract: Fact Sheet: Background of regulations concerning EtO. Presents alternatives that can be used. *Note that hospital exemption is no longer valid.*
Source: Hazardous and Medical Waste Programs, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
Ethylene Oxide Fact Sheet [PDF]
Abstract: Fact sheet written to give employers the information they need in order to manage staff exposure to EtO.
P2RX Hospital Sterilizer Topic Hub
Abstract: This website gives extensive pollution prevention information and resources for the hospital sterilizer sector. The focus of this website is air pollution emission reduction in anticipation of the area source rule regulating EtO.
The Topic Hub™ is a product of the Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange (P2Rx)
The P2 for Area Source Categories Topic Hub™ was developed by:
Hub Last Updated: 9/24/2012