Good sterilization practice: Recommended methods and protocols for carrying out sterilization cycles.
Quality control: The procedures and measures put in place to monitor and evaluate the quality of sterilization cycles, thus guaranteeing the reliability and safety of sterilized instruments.
Control label: A label specially designed to visually indicate whether a sterilization cycle has been completed correctly, providing visual proof that the process has been followed.
Gen’étiq: Gen Stéril’s parent company, specialized in the manufacture of sterilization control labels for over 25 years. Gen’étiq puts its expertise and know-how at the service of the sterilization industry to provide solutions tailored to the specific needs of its customers.
Safety standards: Guidelines and regulations established by health authorities and regulatory bodies to ensure safe and effective sterilization cycles.
Sterilization: The process of eliminating potentially harmful microorganisms from medical instruments and equipment, ensuring a safe and hygienic environment.
Control indicator: An indicator integrated into the sterilization control label which provides visual proof that the sterilization cycle has been completed. This indicator can take the form of a color change, a pattern or a specific structure.
Traceability: The ability to track and document each stage of a sterilization cycle, from preparation to final use, using sterilization control labels. This ensures compliance with safety standards and precise tracking of sterilized instruments.
Sterilization validation: The process of evaluating and confirming the effectiveness of a specific sterilization cycle, thus guaranteeing the destruction of microorganisms present on instruments and equipment.