BASKET, INSTRUMENTS, for sterilization, wired 35x20x5 cm


Valid Article

Former Code(s): ESURBSTE30-
S010401 - Trays, baskets, tubs for sterilisation and their components
European Medical Device Nomenclature (EMDN) is the nomenclature of use by manufacturers when registering their medical devices in the EUDAMED database. EMDN is characterised by its alphanumeric structure that is established in a seven-level hierarchical tree.
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Basket for instruments


A flat shallow vessel, usually with a raised rim, providing a suitable platform for containing many medical, usually surgical instruments and items. It is typically made of stainless steel and designed to fit into other devices, e.g. sterilizers.


wired tray


Technical specifications

  • Stainless steel: most often an austenitic chromium-nickel alloy is used (grade 304 = 18/10 or 18/8 stainless steel)
  • Rectangular or square basket
  • Rounded, non solid corners
  • Close-mesh netting (less than 5 x 5 mm)
  • Possibly with tilting handles

Instructions for use

  • Place the instruments to be sterilized in a basket
  • Wrap the filled basket in 2 sheets of sterilization paper (see related articles below):
    • ESURBSTE241, ESURBSTE25- and ESURBSTE255: use sheets of 75 x 75 cm
    • ESURBSTE35- and ESURBSTE40-: use sheets of 0.9 x 0.9 m
    • ESURBSTE50-: use sheets of 1.2 x 1.2 m
  • Seal the package with autoclave steam indicator tape and note the content on it before the sterilization cycle (it is also possible to use adhesive paper tape to write the content on it)

The baskets should be cleaned before each use.

MSF requirements

Metal wired basket used as a support for sterilizing surgical instruments.

Taking into account the MSF environment and the autoclaves that are used in the field, the use of wired baskets packaged in 2 layers of sterilization paper is the best choice to guarantee the preservation of sterility.

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