ADA ST55:2010 Table-top Steam Sterilizers
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This standard applies to steam sterilizers that are intended for use in health care facilities and that have a volume less than or equal to 56.63 liters (2 cubic feet [ft3]. NOTE - For purposes of this standard, health care facilities refers to hospitals, nursing homes, extended-care facilities, freestanding surgical centers, clinics, and medical and dental offices. For convenience, the term hospital is sometimes used in this standard; in all instances, this term should be taken to encompass all other health care facilities.