Supercritical CO2 sterilization: An effective treatment to reprocess FFP3 face masks and to reduce waste during COVID-19 pandemic

Víctor Santos-Rosales, Clara López-Iglesias, Ana Sampedro-Viana, Carmen Alvarez-Lorenzo, Samaneh Ghazanfari, Beatriz Magariños, Carlos A García-González*

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Abstract


Original languageEnglish
Article number154089
Pages (from-to)154089
Number of pages9
JournalScience of the Total Environment
Volume826
DOIs
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 23 Feb 2022

Keywords

  • BACTERIA
  • Bacillus pumilus
  • CARBON-DIOXIDE
  • DISINFECTION PROCESS
  • FILTRATION EFFICIENCY
  • Face mask
  • INACTIVATION
  • LIVE/DEAD BACLIGHT KIT
  • MICROBIAL-CELLS
  • MICROORGANISMS
  • PPE reprocessing
  • SACCHAROMYCES-CEREVISIAE
  • Sterilization
  • Supercritical carbon dioxide
  • VIABILITY

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