Rule and Implementation Information for Commercial Sterilizers
Proposed and Promulgated Rules
Subpart O- National Emission Standards for Commercial Sterillizers
NOTES: All files are Government Printing Office (GPO) files unless otherwise indicated by *.
Closely Related Rules, Policies or Program Guidance
|New EPA Requirements for Sterilizing Medical Equipment to Protect Hospital and Healthcare Facility Workers|
Potential Safety Problem at Ethylene Oxide Sterilization Facilities
Read the investigations of chemical accidents at The Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB).
Read the findings concerning a 2004 explosion (PDF) at an ethylene oxide commercial sterilization facility.
|11/29/99||FACT SHEET-Rule Suspension for Specified Ethylene Oxide Sterilization and Fumigation Operations|
|11/15/94||Fact Sheet for Final Rule|
Risk Assessement Information
|09/23/05||Ethylene Oxide Residual Risk Report|
|September 1997||Ethylene Oxide Commercial Sterilization and Fumigation Operations NESHAP Implementation Document, EPA-456/R-004|