Swiss guideline for the validation and routine control of moist heat sterilisation processes in hospitals

5 maggio 2023 – Update of the Swiss guideline providing instructions on the validation of moist heat sterilisation based on SN EN ISO 17665, taking account of, and applying, the contents of SN EN 285. It applies to hospitals that operate large steam sterilisers according to SN EN 285; it can also be applied in hospitals, by analogy, to sterilisation processes in small steam sterilisers according to SN EN 13060. The guideline was developed in conjunction with the Swiss Society for Sterile Materials Provision (SGSV), the Association for Reprocessing in Healthcare (IG WiG), and Swissmedic.

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