Sterile CR2 Batteries

CR2 Battery, Sterile, 10 per box • Part No. 000656-01


The EtO battery packaging and sterilization process is a very specific, lengthy process. Operativ’s packaging and sterilization validation is fully compliant with FDA requirements and are documented according to FDA standards.

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How are the batteries sterilized?

The EtO (Ethylene-oxide) battery packaging and sterilization process is a very specific and lengthy process. The process involves exposing products to ethylene oxide gas under vacuum in a sealed chamber. Operativ’s packaging and sterilization validation is fully compliant with FDA requirements and are documented according to FDA standards.

How do I recycle the batteries?

Lithium batteries can be disposed, with no fee, at a household hazardous waste facility where the materials in the batteries will be reclaimed and recycled. Drop off and mail back recycling options can be found online at Call2Recycle.org or by following the facilities protocols/procedures for disposal of lithium containing batteries.

How many batteries come in a box?

There are (10) single pack sterile batteries in one box.

Can the battery be put in the autoclave?

The battery should not be put in an autoclave due to the extremely high temperature having an adverse effect.

How long do lithium batteries last?

The voltage in a lithium battery should last about 2-3 years sitting on the shelf unused.

How do you ship the batteries?

Shipping batteries must conform to the applicable regulations published by PHMSA and/or IATA. While batteries are classified as hazardous materials (also referred to as dangerous goods) by the carriers, there are exceptions for common small sizes of these batteries that simplify the rules for shipping these items. All batteries are placed in a fiberboard shipping box with the appropriate amount of cushioning to avoid any damage while in transport.

Operativ can ship Ground or Express at the direction of the recipient. There is a $10 handling fee that is applied to your Invoice. If using your account, Operativ will obtain the account number and use this number when creating the shipping label. If using our account, there is a minimum $25 charge or the actual amount of shipping cost, whichever is greater.

**Please note when shipping Batteries Express there is an additional $49.00 fee from the Carrier on top of regular shipping charges.

Do the batteries need to be stored in a special way?

The batteries can be stored on a shelf at room temperature.

How long is the sterilization of the batteries good for?

The batteries have a sterilization validation and packaging life span of 5 years.

What can I do if I have batteries that are expired and/or unused?

Expired batteries should be disposed of according to your local regulations. 

Can I purchase individual sterile batteries?

OPERATIV does not offer single sterile batteries. We currently offer one box which contains (10) individual sterile batteries.

What kind of shipping is available if paid by the recipient? What is the cost?

Operativ can ship Ground or Express at the direction of the recipient. There is a $10 handling fee that is applied to your Invoice. If using your account, Operativ will obtain the account number and use this number when creating the shipping label. If using our account, there is a minimum $25 charge or the actual amount of shipping cost, whichever is greater.

**Please note when shipping Batteries Express there is an additional $49.00 fee from the Carrier on top of regular shipping charges.

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