Midwest Sterilization Corporation uses ethylene oxide sterilization to ensure the safety and sterility of the medical products we process.

Find out why ethylene oxide is used to sterilize medical devices by clicking here (U.S. FDA - Ethylene Oxide Sterilization for Medical Devices.)

EO Sterilization Statistics


More than 50 percent of all medical device types are sterilized using ethylene oxide.


Ethylene oxide is used to sterilize more than 20 billion healthcare products each year in the U.S. alone.


Midwest Sterilization Corporation sterilizes 40% of the nation's surgical procedure trays.

Medical devices sterilized at Midwest Sterilization are used for critical surgeries and procedures in our communities and around the world.

What do the industry experts say about ethylene oxide sterilization?

Ethylene oxide sterilization is a widely used, heavily regulated method of medical device sterilization that is crucial for the healthcare industry.  Click on the articles below to find out more information about ethylene oxide sterilization.


Advamed (The Advanced Medical Technology Association) is a trade association that leads the effort to advance medical technology in order to achieve healthier lives and healthier economies around the world.

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) is the oldest trade association of its kind in the United States.  Click the link below to see their video about ethylene oxide and its uses.