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Bulk syringe sterilization?
    #11326327 - 10/26/09 07:51 PM (7 years, 11 months ago)

I realize that you can sterilize syringes by wrapping them in foil and putting them in a PC, or do the suck/squirt boiling water routine, but what about doing a bunch at a time for later use. I was thinking that with an impulse sealer and some tyvek, you could seal up a dozen or so dry syringes, PC them and have them sealed for sterility until needed. I understand that tyvek is spun polyethylene, so I bet it would work with a sealer. What do you all think?


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Re: Bulk syringe sterilization? [Re: myceleus_rex]
    #11326491 - 10/26/09 08:06 PM (7 years, 11 months ago)

oven bags, the small ones is what i use.


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Re: Bulk syringe sterilization? [Re: badman]
    #11326515 - 10/26/09 08:08 PM (7 years, 11 months ago)

What I was thinking of is having them come out sealed and individually wrapped, much like new.


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Re: Bulk syringe sterilization? [Re: myceleus_rex]
    #11326596 - 10/26/09 08:16 PM (7 years, 11 months ago)

Why? you syringue won't contam inside even in a non-sterile environement.


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Re: Bulk syringe sterilization? [Re: Thyrax]
    #11326642 - 10/26/09 08:24 PM (7 years, 11 months ago)

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Why? you syringue won't contam inside even in a non-sterile environement.




Really? If you keep a dozen or so syringes, plungers down, just kept in a ziplock bag they would be fine to take out as needed for months/years in the future? My idea is to replicate the sterile packaging of manufacturers, but if that is completely unnecessary, great. But if that's so, why have sterile packaging in the first place?


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Re: Bulk syringe sterilization? [Re: myceleus_rex]
    #11326674 - 10/26/09 08:30 PM (7 years, 11 months ago)

well if you dont suck some unsterile air I just dont see how contaminant would enter in the syringue, and yeah just keep em in a ziploc after and It should be fine. I sterilized 12 syringue or so and they are juist standing in a aluminium tray in my closet. Don't fprget to flame the needle tho.


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Re: Bulk syringe sterilization? [Re: myceleus_rex]
    #11326726 - 10/26/09 08:37 PM (7 years, 11 months ago)

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What I was thinking of is having them come out sealed and individually wrapped, much like new.




Uh huh. :yesnod: That's how you do it. You wrap them each in foil, and they stay that way until you use them.
Fold it like you are folding up a print.


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Re: Bulk syringe sterilization? [Re: Thyrax]
    #11326766 - 10/26/09 08:43 PM (7 years, 11 months ago)

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well if you dont suck some unsterile air I just dont see how contaminant would enter in the syringue, and yeah just keep em in a ziploc after and It should be fine. I sterilized 12 syringue or so and they are juist standing in a aluminium tray in my closet. Don't fprget to flame the needle tho.




Good to hear, just a theory I thought I'd toss out for opinions.  If I ever actually get a sealer, I'll probably try it, though. Tyvek is cheap enough, and housewrap sounds perfect. Thanks for the feedback. And Doc, I'm aware of foil, but that's not hermetically sealed like melted together tyvek. With a new syringe, there is no need to even flame sterilize, they are packed sterile.


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Re: Bulk syringe sterilization? [Re: myceleus_rex]
    #11326790 - 10/26/09 08:47 PM (7 years, 11 months ago)

of course sealed bag will work pretty fine, its just overkill imo. Leaving it in foil is pretty fine too.


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Re: Bulk syringe sterilization? [Re: myceleus_rex]
    #11326988 - 10/26/09 09:25 PM (7 years, 11 months ago)

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not hermetically sealed like melted together tyvek.



Which works fine, by the way. I use an impulse sealer to make desiccant packets.


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