from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The quality of being staerilizable; capacity for being sterilized.
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Important criteria for both sheet/bag and tubing applications include flexibility when cold, clarity, compatibility with PVC, sterilizability, and plasticizer loss during manufacture and use.
Other performance criteria of interest for these uses include elastic recovery, cold flexibility, sterilizability, gas permeability, and manufacturability.