Work Item
ASTM WK71734

New Guide for Ethylene Oxide Gas Sensor/Analyzer Use for Ethylene Oxide Sterilization

1. Scope

The installation, calibration, routine verification, and analysis of data for the SEC Signature DIR Gas Analyzer sensor for the direct measurement of gaseous ethylene oxide (EO) and water vapor in an ethylene oxide sterilization process. The application is for direct measurement of EO concentration and water vapor content only and does not cover interpretation of sensor data for safety purposes. No other device is within the scope of this document or application of the SEC sensor.


Ethylene Oxide Sterilization; EO; EO Chamber; SEC; Ethylene Oxide; Sterilization


Provide guidance to owners and operators of ethylene oxide sterilization processes that use SEC Signature DIR Gas Analyzer to monitor ethylene oxide gas concentration and water vapor in the sterilization chamber.

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.


Developed by Subcommittee: E61.06

Committee: E61

Staff Manager: Stephen Mawn

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 01-31-2020

Technical Contact: Kenneth Aston

Item: 001

Ballot: E61.06 (22-01)

Status: Will Reballot Item

Item: 001

Ballot: E61 (23-01)

Status: Will Reballot Item