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Biological Spore Tests

Notice about Spore Tests:
If you spore test failed, or if you are using a new sterilizer or have moved or repaired
your Table Top Autoclaves is
to be spore test by 3 consecutive loads.
The sterilizer can be put into service after 3 consecutive tests show "No-Growth."

Biological Spore Test for Steam Sterilization
Purchase Individually

Mail-in Spore Test Service for
Steam Sterilizers (Autoclaves
) only.
Do not order more than a 3 month supply.
Expired Ampoules are not exchanged.

Raven 24 Hour
# MS-1327 $12.00/Each
Price has not gone up
return postage is now included
48 Hour
"EZ Test"
# MS-1157 $10.00/Each
Price has not gone up
return postage is now included
Place pouch with ampoule in the middle of a normal
load towards the front and run your
autoclave cycle as usual.

Do not remove the ampoule from the pouch.
Do not crush or break the ampoule.

After it is sterilized do not open the pouch.
Place the sterilized pouch containing the ampoule
in the Pre-Paid
padded mailer supplied and mail to:

Unimax Testing Services
269 Canal St.
New York, N.Y. 10013

Price includes all charges.

Test Result Certificate mailed or faxed.
Instructions included.

Additional Items
# MS-1329, Class 5 Strip, Internal Integrators
Placed Inside the pouch
250 per box. $36.00
Steam Sterilization Integrators
react to critical parameters in the pouch.
Dry Heat self-adhesive External Indicators,
# MS-1238 1,000 per box
$ 33.59
# MS-1121 Roll
Autoclave Indicator Adhesive Tape in Rolls
for external use.

EZ Test Do-it-yourself In-House Biological Spore Testing for Steam Autoclaves

Consult with local laws before making purchase.
Some places do not accept self-testing.

These items do not include Testing or Processing
and are not to be returned for testing.
These kits are for those who do their own spore testing.

Sterilization Assurance means:
Repeated biological testing consistently shows no growth.

Order # MS-1152
25-Pack of Biological Indicators $80.72
Price does not include processing.

Color after incubation shows results

Bluish-Purple indicates No Growth.
Yellowish or turbid indicates growth.

If the sterilized BI turns yellowish the sterilization cycle
did not achieve sterilization.  Consult the autoclave
manufacturer, get repair, increase time, increase temperature
until consecutive BI's show no growth.

New! #MA1340 -  EZ Test 1410 Incubator Kit with crusher and 5 48 Hour ampoules - $409.00

Results in 24 Hours

Ampoules & Replacement Parts Available

Consult with local laws before making purchase.
Some places do not accept self-testing.

Complete Instructions included. Very easy to use.
1. Place the ampoule (BI) in a pouch and autoclave the pouch in a      regular load.
2. Remove the pouch after the cycle and remove the BI from the pouch.
3. Turn on the Incubator and allow to heat up for 10 minutes. Check that   thermometer reading is within the range of 55-60C.
4. Label and Place the sterilized BI in one of the holes in the incubator
5. Label and place a non-sterilized Matching Lot No. BI ("BI-Control") in another hole.
5. Check them in 24 hours to see if they have changed color.
The non-sterilized tester BI will have turned yellowish indicating growth.
The sterilized BI should still be bluish (if sterilization was successful).
If your sterilize BI has not changed color but remains blueish-purple you have passed biological testing.
It is that simple.
4. Keep a written record of your tests to meet any regulations.
Clean-up:  Sterilize the Control BI (that showed growth by turning yellowish) or failed tests for 30 minutes and then discard both BIs in normal trash.
Additional BI's for your testing, as low as $ 2.36
BIs purchased for In-House testing do not include Testing.
Do not send the tests to Unimax.

#MS1156 - Discontinued
Special Set-up Price: $ 276.00 Complete Kit
Everything you need.
Certified and Validated Thermometer
Ampoule Crusher
5-Pack of BI (Biological Indicator) Ampoules
Complete Instructions
Validation Certificate