Biosterile 9 (9% Ethylene Oxide balance Carbon Dioxide)
Biosterile 9 is used as a sterilising agent
Pure ethylene oxide is a highly flammable and toxic gas. However, 9% Ethylene Oxide balance Carbon Dioxide mixture is classified as non-flammable gas (class 2.2).
Typical articles sterilised with ethylene oxide include:
NOTE: it is banned for fumigation use as part of the Rotterdam Convention.