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Sterilization of Hip Implants

Hip implants were cleaned in the VCN process using off the self hydrogen peroxide concentrations of 3%. The results were acceptable implants well within the required levels for bio burden, toxicity and total carbon.



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  PART #1 PART #3 PART #3 ACCEPTABLE LEVELS
BIO BURDEN 8 16 30 <100, PREFERABLY <50
TOXICITY Non Toxic (grade 0) Non Toxic (grade 0) Non Toxic (grade 0) GRADE 2, MILDLY TOXIC BEFORE CLEANING CLCLE
TOTAL CARBON 191 282 248 <1500 NORMALLY TEST AT 100/500