Filtering Propofol

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Lindsay Meyer
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Filtering Propofol

Hello everyone,
As has been discussed previously, there has been a recent change to the filtering requirements for IVLE products like Intralipid (use of a 1.2 micron filter when administering). I received a question about filtering propofol, and wanted to ask if anyone has changed their practices for filtering propofol because of this recent recommendation. After a scan of product monographs (Canadian), it seems that it is still advised to not use a microbiological filter for propofol. However, I am wondering if anyone on this forum has any thoughts on this topic.
Thanks!