Newsletter Article – VII, 1; March 2015: Melting Plastics in Autoclaves Can Result In Respiratory Hazards

Newsletter Article – VII, 1; March 2015: Melting Plastics in Autoclaves Can Result In Respiratory Hazards

Autoclaves and their use for Biohazardous Waste
Autoclaves are sealed containers that heat water vapor to high temperatures in order to sterilize objects that might harbor biological hazards. When used properly, an autoclave can purify a device or container of any biological contaminants such as bacteria, mold and viruses.

In Case You Haven’t ’Herd’ About: A Newsletter of Tufts Environmental Health and Safety
Volume VII, Issue 1; March 2015
http://publicsafety.tufts.edu/ehs/files/March2015.VII-MeltingPlasticsinAutoclavesCanResultInRespiratoryHazards.pdf