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Title: Section 58-2.5 - Sterilization of instruments

Effective Date


58-2.5 Sterilization of instruments.

For both allogeneic and autogeneic transfusions, syringes, needles, lancets, or other blood-letting devices capable of transmitting infection from one person to another, shall either be licensed by the F.D.A. for single use or be heat-sterilized prior to each use. Heat sterilization shall be by autoclaving at 121.5 degrees Celsius for 15 minutes after the chamber of the autoclave has been evacuated and has reached that temperature, or by dry heat for two hours at 170 degrees Celsius or by such other procedure as may be approved by the department.


VOLUME A-1 (Title 10)