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Use of corrosion inhibitors in sterilizing and disinfecting medical instruments

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These studies have shown that the corrosiveness of these sterilizing solutions for carbon-steel medical instruments can be reduced considerably by the addition of sodium benzoate or calcium gluconate.

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    A. I. Sverdlov, L. B. Sher, and L. G. Kochanova, Med. Tekh., No. 6, 34–37 (1978).

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Medinstrument Production Cooperative, Kazan'. Translated from Meditsinskaya Tekhnika, No. 4, pp. 30–32, July–August, 1984.

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Talalina, A.S., Kochanova, L.G., Anan'eva, A.I. et al. Use of corrosion inhibitors in sterilizing and disinfecting medical instruments. Biomed Eng 18, 136–138 (1984). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00555545

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Keywords

  • Sodium
  • Calcium
  • Gluconate
  • Corrosion Inhibitor
  • Sodium Benzoate