What is a sterilization wrap?
It is a wrap used to protect against contact contamination during the handling of medical devices such as scalpels, scissors, pliers and tongue depressors, therefore, providing an effective barrier to microbial penetration. They are used in packaging and the maintenance of disinfected medical devices. Additionally, they are used in CSSD (Central Sterilization & Supplies Department) of hospitals and health-care units.
What is biodegradable?
If a substance or an object is biodegradable, it is capable of being decomposed by bacteria or other living organisms and therefore reduces pollution.
For this Biodegradable Sterilization Wrap to be considered biodegradable, it must comprise at least 80% in percentage by dry weight of biodegradable compounds. They fully decompose in 10 weeks.
Advantages of Biodegradable Sterilization Wrap
They disintegrate herewith decreasing pollution. Besides, they are ecofriendly as they minimize the carbon impact on the environment.