Sterilization of Medical ProductsSterilization of medical products with gamma rays
Sterilization of medical products with gamma rays is one of the most important and common applications of irradiation technology.
It is obliged in international standards that the medical products to touch the body tissues or the preparations to be injected in the body need to be sterilized in terms of human health and safety.
The demand for disposable sterilized products increases approximately 5-6% every year.
More than 50% of the disposable products are sterilized by using irradiation technology today.
Products commonly treated with gamma irradiation are listed below