Sterilization Container System

The DePuy Synthes Sterilization Container System is an assortment of sterilization containers that allow for the sterilization of the enclosed medical devices and maintain sterility of the devices until used, for a maximum of 180 days1. It is a container system validated to provide effective sterilization for DePuy Synthes Companies (Trauma, CMF, Spine, and Joint Reconstruction) instruments and implants sets.

Sterilization Container System

Why replace blue wrap?

An estimated 12-19% of surgical waste is from blue wrap1,3

Eliminate wasted resources when re-sterilization is required: cost of blue wrap and staff time

For the 10 year life of a surgical tray, the cost of blue wrap could be upwards of $7,0002

References

1. “Reusable totes, blue wrap recycling and composting”.  Environmental best practices for health care facilities, November 2002 JHACO environment of care standards 1.3 2.3 4.0
2. Burger J. The case for rigid containers: Is it time to make a clean break from blue wrap? Outpatient Surgery Magazine. Outpatient Surgery. Feb 2015.
3. Stall NM, Kagoma YM, Bondy JN, Naudie D. Surgical waste audit of 5 total knee arthroplasties. Canadian journal of surgery. Journal canadien de chirurgie. 2013;56(2):97-102

Please refer to the instructions for use for a complete list of indications, contraindications, warnings and precautions.

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