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Sterile Products | SCHS

Supplier: Southern Cross Hospital Supplies

Sterility and Shelf Life - Products made by SCHS are Gamma radiated to achieve sterility.

Price Guide: POA

Stored under dry conditions and not in direct sunlight, sterile products (specifically the packaging) have a shelf life of five years.

Manufacture and expiration dates can be determined from the batch number:

  • Batch numbers beginning with a 2, for example 2906-110, indicate this product was manufactured in 2009 (2906-110) in June (2906-110).
  • Batch numbers beginning with a 1, for example 1305-219, indicate this product was manufactured in 2013 (1305-219) in May (1305-219).

Sterile imported products, namely Eagle brand opthamalogical devices have the expiration date printed on the shelf packaging.

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