BS EN 867

BS EN 867 provides guidance on the use of non-biological sterilisation process indicators. Methods of test for Type B and Type S sterilisers is provided.

Document BS EN 867
Full Title BS EN 867 Non-biological systems for use in sterilisers
Applies British and European
Sector Medical
Covers Steam Sterilisers
Status SOME PARTS WITHDRAWN
 

About BS EN 867

This document is a five part British and European standard that provide guidance on the use of non-biological sterilisation process indicators.

This includes class ‘A’ and class ‘B’ indicators, alternatives to the Bowie & Dick method for steam penetration, and also methods of process challenge specific to Type B and Type S sterilisers.

Part 1: (BS EN 867-1:1997) General Requirements 

This document provides general requirements for use of non-biological indicator systems for use in sterilisers.

Status: WITHDRAWN - Superseded by BS EN ISO 11140-1:2005
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Part 2: (BS EN 867-2:1997) Process Indicators (Class A) 

This document provides requirements for use of chemical indicators Class ‘A’ for monitoring sterilisation processes.

Status: WITHDRAWN - Superseded by BS EN ISO 11140-1:2005
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Part 3: (BS EN 867-3:1997) Specification for Class B Indicators for use in the Bowie and Dick test 

This document provides requirements for use of chemical indicators Class ‘B’ for monitoring sterilisation processes in conjunction with the Bowie and Dick test method for steam penetration.

Status: WITHDRAWN - Superseded by BS EN ISO 11140-3:2007
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Part 4: (BS EN 867-4:2001) Specification for indicators as an alternative to the Bowie and Dick test for the detection of steam penetration 

This document provides requirements for use of chemical indicators for process monitoring that present an alternative to the Bowie and Dick method.

Status: WITHDRAWN - Superseded by BS EN ISO 11140-4:2007
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Previous Versions: 97/126609 DC

Part 5: (BS EN 867-5:2001) Specification for indicator systems and process challenge devices for use in performance testing for small sterilizers Type B and Type S

This document provides requirements for process challenge for Type B and Type S small steam sterilisers.

Status: CURRENT
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Previous Versions: 97/126610 DC