Crosstex SporView® Self-Contained Biological Indicators (SCBIs) for monitoring steam sterilization consist of a thermoplastic vial and a brown cap, a crushable glass ampoule with Trypticase® Soy Broth (TSB) modified with pH indicator, and a disc inoculated with Geobacillus stearothermophilus spores.
- Reduced incubation time of 24 hours
- Visually distinct positive results indicated by the media transitioning from Purple to Yellow
- Chemical Indicator on label provides instant indication of exposure
SporView® is a registered trademark of SPSmedical Supply Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Crosstex International, Inc. Trypticase® is a registered trademark owned by Becton, Dickinson and Company.
|Organism||Geobacillus stearothermophilus Cell Line 7953|
|Indications for Use||The SCBIs may be utilized to monitor Steam sterilization process efficacy in healthcare and industrial applications.|
|Incubation Time||24 hours|
|Chemical Indicator||Each SCBI vial label contains a Chemical Indicator for instant indication of exposure.|
|MSCBI Dimensions||8.4 mm x 45.5 mm|
|Compliance||ISO 11138-1 Sterilization of health care products – Biological indicators – Part 1: General requirements
ISO 11138-3 Sterilization of health care products – Biological indicators – Part 3: Biological indicators for moist heat sterilization processes
|Shelf-Life||Typically 24 months from the day of manufacture. The shelf-life of the SCBIs is based on the shorter of the two individual components (the media ampoule and inoculated carrier), which have independent expiration periods.|
|Storage Conditions||20°C to 25°C average. Excursions 15°C to 30°C allowed. 20-70% relative humidity|
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