ASP Launches New DUO Cycle For STERRAD® 100NX® System Validated To Sterilize Most Flexible Endoscopes And Cameras Together

 ASP Launches New DUO Cycle For STERRAD® 100NX® System Validated To Sterilize
                Most Flexible Endoscopes And Cameras Together

Designed to Increase Productivity and Flexibility, New DUO Cycle is Now
Available for Both New and Installed STERRAD® 100NX® Systems

PR Newswire

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 23, 2013

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Sterilization Products
(ASP) announced today the availability of an expanded STERRAD^® 100NX^® System
with four cycle options, including the new DUO Cycle for sterilizing most
flexible endoscopes and their associated cameras and light cords, including
those from Olympus. Combining proven hydrogen peroxide gas plasma technology
with expandability for the future, the STERRAD^® 100NX^® System platform
delivers sterility assurance, ongoing technological innovation and efficiency.


Available as a feature upgrade that customers can purchase for their new or
existing STERRAD^® 100NX^® Systems, the 60-minute DUO Cycle joins the EXPRESS,
FLEX and STANDARD Cycles on the STERRAD^® 100NX^® System platform, creating
one of the widest ranges of low-temperature sterilization options offered

"For over 19 years, I've relied on the hydrogen peroxide gas plasma technology
of STERRAD^® Systems to reprocess instruments for my hospital and the six
hospitals within our system," said Nancy Chobin, from sterile processing
services at Barnabas Health. "With the additional flexibility and features to
help increase productivity, ASP is clearly committed to building upon a
trusted technology with the STERRAD^® 100NX^® System."

STERRAD^® 100NX^® System DUO Cycle offers improved efficiency in sterilizing
most single-channel flexible scopes, cameras and accessory light cords
together as a set, and it has been validated to sterilize flexible endoscopes
with a single-channel polyethylene or Teflon lumen with an inside diameter of
1 mm or larger and length of 875 mm or shorter.

The STERRAD^® 100NX^® System with DUO Cycle is now available in North America,
Europe, and Asia. For more information, please contact your local ASP
representative, call 888-783-7723 or visit You can also follow
us on and

About STERRAD^® Sterilization Systems
STERRAD^® Systems have been trusted for over 20 years and are backed by a
heritage of innovation at ASP. With thousands of systems in hospitals and
healthcare facilities around the world, STERRAD^® Systems offers a broad range
of solutions for terminal sterilization. Engineered using the breakthrough
hydrogen peroxide gas plasma technology that is proprietary to ASP, STERRAD^®
Systems sterilize medical devices safely and effectively, without the
limitations or risks associated with peracetic acid, steam and ethylene oxide
gas systems. More medical device manufacturers have endorsed STERRAD^® Systems
in their labeling than any other low-temperature sterilization brand.

About Advanced Sterilization Products (ASP)
Advanced Sterilization Products (ASP), Division of Ethicon, Inc, a Johnson &
Johnson company, is a global developer of innovative infection prevention
solutions and educational programs. For over 25 years, the company has been
dedicated to protecting patients, healthcare workers, and the environment with
technology, products, and services that focus on raising the standard of care.
ASP is based in Irvine, California, USA, with offices around the world. Please
visit ASP at, on Facebook at, follow us
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Contact: Jedrix Aquino, ASP,, 949-789-3905 (U.S.)
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