Advanced Sterilization Products Announces Protocol for Reprocessing of N95 Masks to Protect Healthcare Workers in the Battle Against COVID-19
Press release: Businesswire.com
Advanced Sterilization Products (ASP), a global leader in infection prevention, announced today the company has qualified a new reprocessing protocol that can extend the lifespan of single-use N95 masks (respirators) utilizing STERRAD® Systems already available in most US hospitals and globally.
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STERRAD® Systems can process up to 480 masks per machine daily and potentially triple the lifespan of much-needed N95 masks amid pandemic (Photo: Business Wire)
The evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic has created a mass shortage of N95 masks for healthcare professionals around the world. ASP qualified a protocol for reprocessing select N95 masks so hospitals can triple the lifespan of the mask using the STERRAD® Sterilizers already in healthcare facilities today to reprocess up to 480 masks per STERRAD® Sterilizer machine daily to help healthcare professionals combat the spread of coronavirus.
“We are a company dedicated to keeping people safe, so we are proud to bring forth this new protocol to help extend the functionality of mission-essential N95 masks at this critical time,” said Dominic Ivankovich, President of ASP….read more:
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