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Preliminary Benefits Analysis Of Ethylene Oxide As A Medical Product Sterilant.

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Report summarizes information regarding the use of ethylene oxide within health care facilities as well as within industrial facilities, which sterilize single use medical items. Document also assesses the technical and economic feasibility of alternatives to ethylene oxide sterilization in health care and industrial facilities. The costs of restricting the use of ethylene oxide are also estimated for various options for mitigating exposure.

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Reference #:
1978
P.78.3
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Yes
EPA Office:
Office of Prevention, Pesticides, and Toxic Substances
Office Suboffice:
Office of Pesticide Programs
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No division specified
EPA Author:
NR
Document Type:
Benefit Analysis
Contractors:
The Mitre Corporation
Document Status:
Not Reported
Pages:
200

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