How often should autoclaves be serviced?

05th March 2021

How often should autoclaves be serviced?

How often should autoclaves be serviced?

Autoclaves must be serviced every 12-14 months, ensuring that you follow the manufacturer’s instructions and keep all paperwork for 2 years. See Dental mythbuster 12: Validation of decontamination equipment for further information.


*All information is correct at the time of publishing.


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