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  • AS 1410-2003

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    Sterilizers - Steam - Pre-vacuum

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    Withdrawn date:  30-06-2017

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2003

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    Specifies requirements for fully automatic jacketed pre-vacuum steam sterilizers that operate at a sterilizing temperature of 134 degrees Celsius and are intended for use in hospitals and other non-industrial applications for the sterilization of porous loads, and instruments and utensils wrapped in porous material. The sterilizers are not intended for the sterilization of fluids, installation in areas associated with the use of flammable anaesthetics or volatile liquids, or downward-displacement cycles, unless they also comply with AS 2192.

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    This Standard specifies requirements for fully-automatic jacketed pre-vacuum steam sterilizers that operate at a sterilizing temperature of 134°C and are intended for use in hospitals and other non-industrial applications for the sterilization of porous loads, and instruments and utensils wrapped in porous material. The sterilizers are not intended for— (a) sterilization of fluids; (b) installation in areas associated with the use of flammable anaesthetics or volatile liquids (see AS 1169); or (c) downward-displacement cycles, unless the sterilizer also complies with AS 2192. NOTES: 1 A sterilizer may be required to operate at a minimum of 121°C for a specific purpose. Refer to AS 4187 for sterilizer time/temperature relationships. 2 Guidance on information to be supplied with enquiries and orders is given in Appendix A. 3 Information on quality of water is given in Appendix B. 4 Information on steam supplies is given in Appendix C 5 Standards for machines that wash, sterilize or dry medical equipment in health care facilities are listed in Appendix D.

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    Committee ME-003
    Document Type Standard
    Product Note Withdrawn 30-01-2017.
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Withdrawn
    Supersedes

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    First published as AS 1410-1973.Second edition 1981.Third edition 1987.Fourth edition 2003. First published as AS 1410-1973. Second edition 1981. Third edition 1987. Fourth edition 2003.

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    AS 4260-1997 High efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filters - Classification, construction and performance (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 3789.2-1991 Textiles for health care facilities and institutions Theatre linen and pre-packs
    AS 1858.1-2003 Electrodes and fluxes for submerged-arc welding Carbon steels and carbon-manganese steels
    AS 1627.5-1994 Metal finishing - Preparation and pretreatment of surfaces - Pickling, descaling and oxide removal
    HB 18.28-1991 Guidelines for third-party certification and accreditation - Guide 28: General rules for a model third-party certification system for products
    AS/NZS 1167.2:1999 Welding and brazing - Filler metals Filler metal for welding
    AS 1627.5-2003 Metal finishing - Preparation and pretreatment of surfaces Pickling
    AS 1858.2-1989 Electrodes and fluxes for submerged-arc welding - Low and intermediate alloy steels
    AS 1210-1997 Pressure vessels
    AS/NZS 1044:1995 Limits and methods of measurement of radio disturbance characteristics of electrical motor-operated and thermal appliances for household and similar purposes, electric tools and similar electric apparatus
    AS/NZS 4680:2006 Hot-dip galvanized (zinc) coatings on fabricated ferrous articles (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS 1271-1997 Safety valves, other valves, liquid level gauges, and other fittings for boilers and unfired pressure vessels
    AS/NZS 2717.1:1996 Welding - Electrodes - Gas metal arc - Ferritic steel electrodes
    AS/NZS 4187:2003 Cleaning, disinfecting and sterilizing reusable medical and surgical instruments and equipment, and maintenance of associated environments in health care facilities
    AS/NZS ISO 9001:2000 Quality management systems - Requirements
    AS 4187-1998 Cleaning, disinfecting and sterilizing reusable medical and surgical instruments and equipment, and maintenance of associated environments in health care facilities
    AS/NZS 1553.1:1995 Covered electrodes for welding - Low carbon steel electrodes for manual metal-arc welding of carbon steels and carbon-manganese steels
    AS/NZS 4680:1999 Hot-dip galvanized (zinc) coatings on fabricated ferrous articles
    AS 4041-2006 Pressure piping
    AS 1192-2004 Electroplated coatings - Nickel and chromium (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS/NZS 3947.5.1:2000 Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear Control circuit devices and switching elements - Electromechanical control circuit devices
    AS/NZS 3100:2002 Approval and test specification - General requirements for electrical equipment
    AS/NZS 1553.2:1999 Covered electrodes for welding - Low and intermediate alloy steel electrodes for manual metal-arc welding of carbon steels and low and intermediate alloy steels
    AS 1217.7-1985 Acoustics - Determination of sound power levels of noise sources - Survey method
    AS/NZS 1167.1:2005 Welding and brazing - Filler metals Filler metal for brazing and braze welding
    AS 1271-2003 Safety valves, other valves, liquid level gauges and other fittings for boilers and unfired pressure vessels
    AS/NZS ISO 9004:2000 Quality management systems - Guidelines for performance improvements
    AS 1192-1982 Electroplated coatings - Nickel and chromium
    AS 2717.2-1988 Welding - Electrodes - Gas metal arc Aluminium and aluminium alloy
    AS 1081.2-1990 Acoustics - Measurements of airborne noise emitted by rotating electrical machinery Survey method
    AS 4041-1998 Pressure piping
    AS 1349-1986 Bourdon tube pressure and vacuum gauges (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 2192-2002 Sterilizers - Steam - Downward-displacement
    AS 4426-1997 Thermal insulation of pipework, ductwork and equipment - Selection, installation and finish (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 1449-1994 Wrought alloy steels - Stainless and heat-resisting steel plate, sheet and strip
    AS 1167.1-1993 Welding and brazing - Filler metals - Filler metal for brazing and braze welding
    AS 1169-1982 Minimizing of combustion hazards arising from the medical use of flammable anaesthetic agents
    AS 1199-1988 Sampling procedures and tables for inspection by attributes
    AS 1399-1990 Guide to AS 1199 - Sampling procedures and tables for inspection by attributes
    HB 18.28-2005 Conformity assessment - Guidance on a third-party certification system for products
    AS 3789.6-1996 Textiles for health care facilities and institutions Fabric specifications
    AS 2203.1-1990 Cored electrodes for arc-welding - Ferritic steel electrodes
    AS 1722.1-1975 Pipe threads of Whitworth form Sealing pipe threads (metric units)
    AS 1858.1-1986 Electrodes and fluxes for submerged-arc welding - Carbon steels and carbon-manganese steels

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    AS/NZS 4187:2003 Cleaning, disinfecting and sterilizing reusable medical and surgical instruments and equipment, and maintenance of associated environments in health care facilities
    AS/NZS 2243.3:2002 Safety in laboratories - Microbiological aspects and containment facilities
    AS 4125.1-2009 Sound laboratory practice in food and water microbiology laboratories - Premises, safety, sample management, regulatory compliance and record management
    AS/NZS 1200:2000 Pressure equipment
    AS 1079.4-1988 Packaging of items (sterile) for patient care - Flexible packaging systems - For single use in hospitals
    AS/NZS 2243.3:2010 Safety in laboratories Microbiological safety and containment
    AS 1079.3-1994 Packaging of items (sterile) for patient care - Paper bags - For single use in health care facilities
    AS 1079.1-1993 Packaging of items (sterile) for patient care - Selection of packaging materials for goods undergoing sterilization
    AS/NZS 4815:2006 Office-based health care facilities - Reprocessing of reusable medical and surgical instruments and equipment, and maintenance of the associated environment
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