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  • 3M™ Attest™ Biological Indicators and Test Packs, 1262
  • 3M™ Attest™ Biological Indicators and Test Packs, 1262

    Catalog Number 12623M ID 70200503483
    • Biological indicator vials are easy to use and interpret with visual color readout in 48 hours
    • Self-contained biological indicators significantly reduce possibility of contamination, minimizing false positives and assuring more accurate results
    • Can eliminate recalls when used in every load
    • Test packs present a challenge to the sterilization process as do the AAMI recommended test packs
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    Specifications
    Biological Indicator System
    Standard
    Brand
    Attest™
    Cap Color
    Brown
    Industries
    Life Sciences
    Model
    1262
    Product Type
    Accessory
    Product Use
    Load Monitoring
    Sterilization Method
    Steam
    Product Details
    • Biological indicator vials are easy to use and interpret with visual color readout in 48 hours
    • Self-contained biological indicators significantly reduce possibility of contamination, minimizing false positives and assuring more accurate results
    • Can eliminate recalls when used in every load
    • Test packs present a challenge to the sterilization process as do the AAMI recommended test packs

    Attest™ Biological Indicator for steam 270ºF/132ºC vacuum assisted or 250ºF/121ºC gravity sterilizers, 48 hour readout, Brown cap

    3M Attest Biological indicators that monitor the effectiveness of the steam sterilization process and provide results within 48 hours. The self-contained BI for 250°F/121°C gravity and 270°F /132°C vacuum-assisted steam cycles consist of a Geobacillus stearothermophilus spore strip; sealed glass ampule with growth medium and a bromocresol purple pH indicator system; brown color-coded cap with holes for sterilant penetration and a hydrophobic filter as a bacterial barrier, and a chemical indicator on the label that changes from rose to brown when processed. After sterilization, the vial is "crushed" to join the growth media with the processed spore strip. The BI is incubated for 48 hours for a visual change readout. A color change to yellow indicates surviving spores and a positive result.

    Suggested Applications

    • Monitoring 250°F/121°C gravity and 270°F/132°C vacuum-assisted steam sterilization processes.
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