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Pulsed light disinfection: why do we have to keep the germs in sterile water?

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The VDMA [1] specifies in its practice code, which allows to test the efficiency of the sterilisation devices on packaging, that the inoculums should be prepared without salt. Indeed during the drying of the inoculums the presence of salt forms like a protective layer on it and it has an important impact on the decontamination results.

Press article - pulsed light sterilization

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SANTE BEAUTE INDUSTRIE is a new paper dedicated to manufacturers for pharmaceutical and cosmetic fields. SANTE BEAUTE INDUSTRIE has published an article about the Sterixene's innovation in April 2019.

History of Pulsed Light for Sterilization

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Bedford (1927) and Gates (1929) were among the first to scientifically quantified the bactericidal action of UV. Today, UV light performed by mercury lamps at 254 nm is a well-established sterilization technique for surfaces and water [1]. However, the ability of some microorganisms to repair the DNA damage caused by UV light at low doses was a first limit of the mercury lamp. Secondly, if mercury bulbs break, dangerous mercury vapor may be released.

The alternative ? A lamp filled with inert gas, able to generate intense short pulse of UV light...

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