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We will provide an important comparison between H202 & ETO sterilant chemicals and outline how they can be used safely with appropriate training, tools, and equipment.
2020-10-08 13:54:47 In ChemDAQ Blog
Risks, Myths, and Uses of common used chemicals in SPD. This continuing education program is worth 3 CE credits for IAHCSMM and CBSPD.
2020-07-28 13:25:07 In ChemDAQ Blog
Any time you work around a particular chemical, you owe it to yourself and the government requires your company to provide proper education, training, and equipment to use that chemical safely.
COVID-19 underscores the importance of workplace safety for employees in the critical healthcare industry
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With an increase of women working through pregnancy, the potential impact of workplace chemical exposures on reproduction and development is an increasing concern.
2019-01-10 19:54:36 In ChemDAQ Blog
The most commonly used bleaching agent within the textile industry (especially cotton) is Hydrogen Peroxide, but is there are a number of health risks users should be aware of when using Hydrogen Peroxide.
2019-01-28 19:01:38 In ChemDAQ Blog
Ethylene oxide (EtO) has been used for sterilizing medical devices since the 1950s because it sets the gold standard for sterilization that other chemical sterilization methods such as using hydrogen peroxide can only aspire to
2019-06-25 14:18:41 In ChemDAQ Blog
Sterilization is vital in healthcare and the majority of medical supplies, chemical sterilants are the main methods used for those medical devices and supplies which are heat/moisture sensitive. Click here for commonly perceived myths that the Sterilization Department should be aware of.
2010-06-10 20:15:48 In ChemDAQ Blog
It is difficult to understand just what a part per million really is. So to make it a little easier to comprehend, we’ve come up with a few analogies.
2010-08-02 20:15:48 In ChemDAQ Blog
Many people are switching from Ethylene Oxide to Hydrogen Peroxide, believe the later is safer. However, both chemicals are extremely dangerous and should be monitored to promote worker safety.
2010-08-18 20:15:48 In ChemDAQ Blog
In 1954, three scientists performed a series of experiments at the Army Chemical Center in Maryland intended to shed more light on the toxicity of hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) vapor.
2011-01-12 21:15:48 In ChemDAQ Blog
The properties of PAA that make it an efficient sterilant and environmentally friendly make it potentially dangerous to any employees exposed to it in the workplace. Unfortunately the health risks to workers from PAA exposure are not known by many employers.
2012-02-28 21:15:48 In ChemDAQ Blog
It has been difficult to determine what level of PAA exposure is safe since there is no OSHA permissible exposure limit for PAA and little other guidance. However, CGIH has recently published a notice of intended change to introduce a short term exposure limit (STEL) of 0.2 ppm for PAA.