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(EtO) Ethylene Oxide Gas - Hospitals Glossary Terms and Abbreviations
Is a colorless liquid below 51.7°F, or a gas that has an ether-like odor at concentrations above 700 parts per million (ppm) and is both flammable and highly reactive. EtO is used within central supply as a sterilant for items that can not be exposed to steam sterilization.
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