Personnel and Equipment
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401-C Bel Marin Keys Blvd., Novato, CA  94949

Same Day Service Now Available


Blue Line Sterilization Services (BLSS) is located in the San Francisco Bay Area of Northern California and provides contract ethylene oxide (EO / EtO) sterilization services to medical device companies throughout North America. Our processes have been streamlined to eliminate unnecessary delays and ensure substantial savings in time to market.  We work with our clients, one on one, every step of the way to provide responsive, consistent and cost effective ethylene oxide sterilization in 3M Steri-Vac chambers.

The Blue Line Advantage

EO Sterilization for New and Developing Products

·  100% EO (EtO)
·  Fast Turnaround
·  24/7 Operation
·  R&D Focused
·  On-site 48 hr. BI Capability
     -  Design V&V
·  Vacuum aeration available
     -  Clinicals
·  Turnkey Validations
·  Batch Releases
·  Sterilization Project Management
·  No Hidden Charges

ISO 13485 Certified           #MD 570749          

CA Device Mfr's License    #53818

US FDA Registration           #3009905888

Ready 24/7

We will receive your product - at any time - and run it quickly. You no longer need to wait for set pickup and delivery times.

You manage the schedule. - Just tell us when the product will arrive and when you need it back.



EO Processing

Queue Time

Product Return

We are within a 2 hour drive of anywhere in the greater S F Bay Area and central Califiornia. For those not nearby, we still provide exceptional turnaround times using overnight delivery services.
                                                       Exposure times for 100% EO are typically shorter than those for mixed gasses. In addition, sterilization of small lots requires less time in pre-conditioning and aeration.

Blue Line Sterilization Services is committed to maintaining the sterilization capacity to keep queue times limited to hours rather than days or weeks.

We have couriers standing by to get your product back in your hands immediately.

In all cases, your product will be will be ready for return shipment within 48 hours, plus processing time, of when we receive it. Usually three days or less.

           “I am very satisfied with all aspects of the support that Blue Line Sterilization has provided in the past few weeks.  You have accommodated all of our needs in a very fast turn-around time.  You have been very flexible to support our needs and it is greatly appreciated.  We met our last milestone because you were able to turn the parts around the next day which helped a great deal.”
Gina V., Fremont, CA

SERVICE OPTIONS                    

Turnaround time
(in addition to processing time)
- Same day / Overnight*  
Ready same day as receipt or early next morning
- Express  8 hours 
- Rush30 hours
- Base (Standard)48 hours
  *  Available for qualifying cycles


Timing - At the time you place your order you will know your reserved run time and when you will get the product back.

Reliability - The 3M XL line of sterilizers has a well established track record of reliability and consistency in institutional and industrial installations worldwide.

Processing - Your cycle will be run and returned with full documentation every time.


Our North Bay location, just off Highway 101, is easily and quickly accessible from anywhere in the greater Bay Area. Your staff are invited to deliver product, discuss our services, or audit our facility.

401-C Bel Marin Keys Blvd.
Novato, CA  94949