The closure of ethylene oxide (EtO) plants and FDA's subsequent challenge to industry to reduce EtO emissions and identify new sterilization methods has forced orthopedic device manufacturers to consider their own processes. This panel brings together experts to provide an update on the EtO saga and advise on new sterilization technologies for orthopedics. The panel will also detail the challenges and opportunities that come with switching sterilization methods.
Update on the latest regulatory actions around EtO
Introduction to new sterilization technologies
Challenges and opportunities of switching sterilization methods