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EPA Announces Proposed Rules To Reduce Ethylene Oxide Exposure

By MedTech Intelligence Staff
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If finalized, EPA’s proposals are estimated to cut EtO emissions to the air from commercial sterilization facilities by 80% per year and apply more protective standards to control those emissions under the law. But MedTech advocates are concerned that the EPA is overlooking the controls already in place and a lack of alternatives that could lead to patient risks.

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