Water Quality for Steam Sterilization and Equipment Conservation
This webinar aims to present a practical approach to problems related to water in steam sterilization processes. Among the problems are adverse events, steam quality, impacts on the conservation of equipment and surgical instruments, such as various stains and incrustations.
Paulo Laranjeira, Ph.D.
Dr. Paulo Laranjeira has 25 years of experience as a process development and qualification professional for sterilization, using saturated steam, hydrogen peroxide and ethylene oxide in the pharmaceutical, medical device and healthcare areas. He conducted many investigations with biological and chemical indicators, and with different sterile barrier systems, with the findings published in journals. He has authored book chapters, technical documents and white papers on topics related to sterilization and decontamination processes. Dr. Laranjeira is currently a full-time contractor with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and invited professor at post-graduate schools on equipment qualification and monitoring for the pharmaceutical and healthcare market. He has also shared his knowledge by lecturing in Congresses and Symposia.
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