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Decontamination Solutions for Compatible N95 Flat-Fold Style Respirators Using the BRAVO™ Chamber Sterilizers

March 10, 2021
by SciCan Ltd.

COLTENE SciCan is proud to announce that Health Canada has authorized an Interim Order (IO) which allows the Department to issue expedited authorization for sale or import of medical
devices to deal with the current significant risk of COVID‐19 to the health and safety of Canadians.

This Interim Order (IO) expanded use allows for the emergency use of the BRAVO 17V or 21V Porous Wrapped 121°C Cycle in decontaminating compatible N95 flat-fold style respirators (3M 1870+, 9210 + models only), up to 10 times for single‐user reuse by healthcare personnel.

Additional information pertaining to the IO can be found on our COVID-19 resource page:

  • Health Canada Authorization for Expanded Use
  • Instructions for Healthcare Personnel: Preparation of Compatible Flat-Fold Style N95 Respirators for Decontamination Using the SciCan BRAVO Chamber Autoclaves
  • Instructions for Healthcare Facilities: Decontamination of Compatible Flat-Fold Style N95

Respirators Using the SciCan BRAVO Chamber Autoclaves

• Fact Sheet addressing the following topics:

  • What are the symptoms of COVID-19?
  • What do I need to know about the emergency use of decontaminated N95 respirators?
  • Preparing compatible N95 respirators for decontamination
  • Use of decontaminated N95 respirators
  • What are the known and potential benefits and risks of using decontaminated N95 respirators?
  • What is an Interim Order?
  • Where can I go for updates and more information?

Please contact us at 1-800-667-7733 with any questions.

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