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Thermoelectric measurement of small steam sterilizers (chamber volume less than 60 liters)

Thermoelectric measurement of small steam sterilizers <br>(chamber volume less than 60 liters)

The Hygiene Order 2014 was passed on account of the Austrian Law on Doctors (Ärztegesetz), which only allows the operation of steam sterilizers that comply with EN ISO 13060 or ÖN EN 285, amongst other things. The MPG also stipulates that only validated methods may be used to reprocess medical devices. So-called thermoelectric measurements have to be carried out annually on steam sterilizers so that you as the operator can furnish suitable proof.

TÜV AUSTRIA carries out these measurements on your premises. We use the latest radio data loggers that contain the necessary three temperature sensors and a pressure sensor. You receive a detailed test report immediately after the measurement.

Your advantages

Your advantages from a cooperation with TÜV AUSTRIA Medical Technology:

  • Profit from our decades of experience in the field of medical engineering, the great expertise of our staff and our cooperation in norms and standards.
  • We are objective, do not have a close or dependent relationship with industry, commerce or authorities and are free from any instructions in our assessments.
  • Thanks to our many years of experience in the healthcare sector, we are familiar with the procedures and can thus perform the tests quickly and smoothly on your premises.
  • Save time and costs by having a number of different equipment groups tested by one company – your one-stop solution!
  • Our internationally recognized tests and test certificates are based on quality-assured checklists. This is your guarantee for legal security, and saves time and effort.
  • The measuring and test equipment we use is modern, calibrated regularly and if necessary replaced by the latest equipment on a regular basis.
  • Our nationwide network of service points in Austria helps save your travelling costs.

Target group

Operators of healthcare facilities such as

  • Hospitals
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • Nursing homes
  • Medical practices
  • Outpatient clinics
  • Sanatoriums
  • Physical therapy institutes
  • X-ray, MR, CT institutes
  • etc.

Test procedure/services

  • We will be pleased to prepare a quotation for the services you desire. Following your confirmation of the order, one of our test engineers will contact you to arrange an individual appointment.
  • Our test engineers carry out the thermoelectric measurement on your premises, with due regard for your day-to-day procedures.
  • Depending on the scope of testing, you will be informed of the results either regularly or on completion of the tests – this can be agreed upon as required with the test engineer.
  • We mark the tested small steam sterilizers with a test sticker that clearly shows the date of the next test.
  • The documentation is supplied in a format of your choice: paper report, PDF and in a digital form as a data import file for your FM software.
  • We can also help with suggestions on how to remedy any faults or failings that may be discovered.

Statutory and normative principles

  • Hygiene-VO 2014
  • EN ISO 13060
  • ÖN EN 285
  • MPG

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