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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Reducing Ethylene Oxide Use

Title:
Reducing Ethylene Oxide Use

Abstract:
Healthcare facilities and commercial sterilization facilities often use ethylene oxide (EtO) to sterilize moisture and heat-sensitive medical instruments. This fact sheet provides background information on the hazards of EtO and describes environmentally preferable alternatives.

URL:
http://go.illinois.edu/region-5-reducing-ethylene-oxide-use-factsheet

Source:
U.S. EPA Region 5

Resource Type:
Article/report

Date of Publication:
February 2018

Associated Sectors:

  P2Rx

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