November 15, 2023

New water quality standard released by AAMI

By: Susan Klacik, BS, FCS, ACE, CHL, CIS, CRCST, AAMIF

Water is a major component of medical device processing. It is used in cleaning solutions, rinse water, and to generate steam for sterilization. Because of its crucial role in medical device processing, the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) determined it was necessary to upgrade the Technical Information Report (TIR34 Water for the reprocessing of medical devices) to a standard.

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