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Reprocess

A process of changing the physical structure and properties of a waste material that would otherwise have been sent to landfill, in order to add financial value to the processed material.
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The global reprocessed medical devices market report provides market size (Revenue USD Million 2013 to 2020), market share and forecasts growth trends (CAGR%, 2016 to 2020).
After a device has been reprocessed, the company should guarantee that it will meet all FDA requirements and be fit for their intended purpose.
The fast-paced environment in healthcare facilities does not always permit the thorough understanding of and adherence to each of the reprocessing instructions for all of the devices reprocessed each day.
The project involves the development of a fast-breeder reactor to perfect a nuclear fuel cycle system, in which spent nuclear fuel from power plants would be reprocessed for reuse as plutonium-uranium mixed oxide, or MOX, fuel.
Lars Thording, senior director of marketing of Ascent, the country's largest vendor of reprocessed devices, says its hospital customers saved hundreds of millions of dollars by using such devices in 2009.
* The risk is highest when the reprocessed single use medical device is used in a critical procedure (i.e., when used for an invasive medical procedure).
According to a March 2010 study published in the Association of American Medical Colleges journal, devices which are properly reprocessed "do not present an increased health risk when compared with new, non-reprocessed devices."
In 2008, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report on reprocessed single use devices.
As announcements of double-digit increases in resin prices have become almost routine, less-expensive reprocessed resins may appear more tempting to use.
A NUCLEAR fuel reprocessing plant at Sellafield has been branded an engineering failure by green NGOs after the government admitted it had produced almost no reprocessed fuel since commissioning.
Kim and Kang reprocessed three ABS resins five times using an extruder [6].
The Department of Energy's latest initiative to promote new reactor technology using "proliferation-resistant" reprocessed fuel raises significant funding and policy issues for Congress.