2nd October 2019

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What temp does heat disinfection occur?

8.7 Heat Disinfection and Sterilization. Heat is the most common physical agent used for the decontamination of pathogens. “Dry” heat, which is totally non-corrosive, is used to process many items of laboratory ware which can withstand temperatures of 160°C or higher for 2-4 hours.

Hereof, what is the autoclave temperature for sterilization?

Many autoclaves are used to sterilize equipment and supplies by subjecting them to high-pressure saturated steam at 121 °C (249 °F) for around 15–20 minutes depending on the size of the load and the contents.
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