ISO 15883-2:2006 specifies particular requirements for washer disinfectors (WD) that are intended for use for the cleaning and thermal disinfection, in a single operating cycle, of re-usable medical devices such as surgical instruments, anaesthetic equipment, bowls, dishes and receivers, utensils and glassware.
The requirements in ISO 15883-2:2006 apply in addition to the general requirements specified in ISO 15883-1.
The specified performance requirements of ISO 15883-2:2006 may not ensure the inactivation or removal of the causative agent(s) (prion protein) of transmissible spongiform encephalopathies.
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Technical Committee: ISO/TC 198 Sterilization of health care products