An Overview of the Validation Approach for Moist Heat Sterilization, Part I

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Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmaceutical Technology-09-02-2002, Volume 26, Issue 9

Part I of this article discusses examples for cycle types used in moist heat sterilization, parameter requirements for a standard cycle as defined by pharmacopeias, methods used to design sterilization cycles, and various approaches used to measure the efficiency of the sterilization process.