12 August 2015
Did you know? If It’s Not Clean, You Can’t Sterilize.
There’s a lot that goes into good workstation prep for tattoo artists, but before you stock the area, you need to sterilize. But did you know that before you sterilize, you need to clean?
Why must instruments be cleaned before being sterilized? According to the CDC, “Cleaning should precede all disinfection and sterilization processes.Cleaning involves the removal of debris (organic or inorganic) from an instrument or device. If visible debris is not removed, it will interfere with microbial inactivation and can compromise the disinfection or sterilization process.”