Products/Services for Biological Indicator Sterilization

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    Biological Indicators - (40 companies)
    Biological indicators are used to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of sterilization. They are designed for use with ethylene oxide gas, dry heat, steam or radiation. Ethylene oxide gas is used to kill bacteria, mold and fungi in medical... Learn More
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    Indicators and Comparators - (213 companies)
    Indicators and comparators measure where the linear movement of a precision spindle or probe is amplified. Image Credit: Inspec Inc. | KEYENCE | Cannon Water Technology Inc. Indicators and comparators are instruments for comparative measurements... Search by Specification | Learn More
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    Biological Microscopes - (138 companies)
    Biological microscopes are used to study organisms and their vital processes. Microscopes used in this field range widely, from relatively simple optical microscopes to very advanced imaging systems used in cell research, forensic medicine... Search by Specification | Learn More
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    Biological Safety Cabinets - (94 companies)
    Biological safety cabinets protect both the specimen and the user from biological contamination. Particulate-free air is passed down from the top of the hood, across the work surface, and then captured before entering a worker's breathing zone... Search by Specification | Learn More
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    Biological Materials - (96 companies)
    Biological materials are biocompatible materials, natural or man-made, that comprise a whole or a part of a living structure or biomedical device that performs, augments, or replaces a natural function How To Select Biological Materials. Antibodies... Learn More
  • Rotating Biological Contactors - (27 companies)
    Rotating Biological Contractors Information. Rotating biological contactors are large discs on rotating shafts that are mounted in wastewater tanks, but only partly submerged. As the discs turn, the microorganisms on them repeatedly contact both air... Learn More
  • Pilot Lights and Indicator Lights - (187 companies)
    How to Select Pilot Lights and Indicator Lights. Pilot lights and indicator lights are indicating lights for machines or instruments. Most indicators favor the use of LEDs or incandescent lamps. Types of Lights. Pilot lights and indicator lights... Search by Specification | Learn More
  • Grounding Indicators - (16 companies)
    Grounding indicators are used to monitor and verify the presence of grounding systems. The purpose of a grounding indicator is to continually verify that a connection to ground is maintained in areas where potentially flammable materials are stored... Learn More
  • Weight Indicators - (25 companies)
    Weight Indicators are readouts and displays for showing weight, they are often digital but can be analog as well. Search by Specification | Learn More
  • Temperature Indicators - (476 companies)
    Temperature indicators are designed for temperature monitoring and analysis. These devices either come equipped with an integral sensor, or require sensor input. Temperature Indicators Information. Temperature instruments are designed... Search by Specification | Learn More
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sterilization supplies such as packaging materials and biological and chemical indicators. Synergetic Processes Psoralens and UVA (PUVA). An interesting example of the development of sterilization techniques for specific applications is the recently reported use of ultraviolet light in combination...

...interference and load density. By way of comparison, product sterilized in a biological indicator evaluation resistometer (BIER vessel) is handled singly, and has only one layer of protective barrier separating the product from the critical process elements (temperature, humidity, and EtO... to manufacturers of healthcare products. Key activities include assisting with sterilization validation, biological indicator testing, residual analysis, and pyrogen testing. MDS Nordion A supplier of gamma sterilization systems and cobalt 60 sources, MDS Nordion (Kanata, ON, Canada) offers...

) Efficacy Requires biological indicators to verify sterility assurance level (SAL) SAL verification is dosimetric SAL verification is dosimetric Penetration Requires gas-permeable packaging Complete penetration Near-complete penetration Material Certain cellulosic materials Acetal, PTFE; marginally...

...cotton cases was identified as Pyronema spp., not Pyronema domesticum. Inoculated-Product Study. In the validation study submitted by one manufacturer, Bacillus subtilis biological indicators (BIs) and product inoculated with Pyronema domesticum (1100 ascospores and 10 sclerotia) were subjected...

...then that product's cycle can be used to expose the clinical trial lot. This adoption must be formally documented and supported by product-specific data including, at a minimum, bioburden, a half-cycle exposure challenged biologically with product sterility testing and biological indicators, followed...

...of Biological Indicator Incubation Time (Rockville, MD, FDA, 1985). 7. United States Pharmacopeia 23, 8th supp., monograph <71 >, 1998. 8. "Sterilization of Health Care Products Biological Indicators Part 1: General Requirements," ANSI/AAMI/ISO Standard 11138-1 (Arlington, VA: Association...

...are monitored with chemical and biological indicators within the instrument load. A biological indicator (BI) is "a device consisting of a known number of microorganisms, of known resistance to the mode of sterilization, in or on a carrier and enclosed in a protective package. " After sterilization, the BIs...

' laboratories using biological indicator evaluator resistometer (BIER) vessels. Designed for the calibration of biological indicators (BIs), these vessels operate within the narrow control windows defined in the domestic and international standards on EtO sterilization.3,4 The interrelated problems...

...calculated and compared with a common BI-certificate value. Commercially available biological indicators (BIs) are of critical importance to both the healthcare providers and device manufacturers that perform EtO sterilization.1 3 Because it is more easily controlled, radiation sterilization lends itself...

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