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CSA Z314.13 - RECOMMENDED STANDARD PRACTICES FOR EMERGENCY (FLASH) STERILIZATION - SECOND EDITION; GENERAL INSTRUCTION NO 1; UPDATE NO 2 Organization: CSA
Date: 2001-01-01
Description: The term "emergency sterilization", as used herein, is synonymous with "flash sterilization" and sterilization by the "unwrapped method". These recommended practices are intended to increase assurance of sterility and to assist health care personnel in the proper use of processing equipment.
AAMI ST37 - FLASH STERILIZATION - STEAM STERILIZATION OF PATIENT CARE ITEMS FOR IMMEDIATE USE Organization: AAMI
Date: 1996-01-01
DLA - A-A-30166 - INDICATOR, STERILIZATION, BACTERIAL SPORE (FLASH CYCLES) Organization: DLA
Date: 1992-02-28
Description: This commercial item description describes a self-contained biological indicator suitable for use in monitoring the performance of 270 degree F. gravity steam flash cycles.
NPFC - A-A-30166 - INDICATOR, STERILIZATION, BACTERIAL SPORE (FLASH CYCLES) Organization: NPFC
Date: 2001-05-04
CSA Z314.7 - STEAM STERILIZERS FOR HEALTH CARE FACILITIES - FOURTH EDITION; UPDATE NO. 1: DECEMBER 2005 Organization: CSA
Date: 2003-09-01
Description: This Standard applies to (a) steam sterilizers that (i) have a chamber volume of 42.5 L (1.5 ft3) or greater; and (ii) are intended for use in health care facilities; (b) emergency (flash) sterilizers; and (c) washer-disinfectors (when used in sterilizer mode). Notes: (1) In this Standard, "sterilizer" is used as a blanket term for the three types of sterilizers listed in this Clause.
CSA Z314.3 - EFFECTIVE STERILIZATION IN HEALTH CARE SETTINGS BY THE STEAM PROCESS - SIXTH EDITION; INCORPORATES ERTA: JANUARY 2015 Organization: CSA
Date: 2014-01-01
Description: This Standard includes requirements for a) sterilization equipment including tabletop sterilizers; b) preparation and packaging of medical devices requiring sterilization; c) sterilizer loading and operation; d) sterility assurance, including process challenge device (PCD) construction and use; and e) immediate use steam sterilization (IUSS). Note: IUSS (also known as flash or emergency sterilization) is usually performed outside of the MDRD.

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