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Can my child's band wind musical instrument be sterilized?

Yes, there is a method of sterilizing your child's band wind musical instrument. The process uses ethylene oxide, a compound used in hospital operating rooms to rapidly sterilize dropped surgical instruments. This compound does not hurt the instrument. Such sterilization should be employed when the instrument is passed from one child to another.

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