Product Overview

Bowie & Dick simulation test for use in Helix-PCD system, for Steam sterilization processes control.

Product Details

Size (mm): Length: 103 x Width: 84 x Height: 12.3

Weight: 75.91kg

Key Benefits

Used to assess air removal and steam penetration of vacuum-assisted steam sterilisers.

Visual results which reduces the chances of misinterpretation. Initial color: blue Final colour: dark grey.
Self-adhesive strip printed with indicator ink. Size: 77 x 6 mm. 10 strips per sheet. Size: 80 x 100 mm.

100% toxic heavy metals free.

250 strips in sheets of 10 units.

Product code: PCD-A-3.5.

Additional Information

Usage
Designed to be used in the Helix-PCD system for assessing air removal and steam penetration of vacuum-assisted steam sterilizers.
Conditions: Bowie & Dick cycle: 3.5 minutes, 134 ºC.
Applicable regulation
ISO 11140-1:2014
Product Classification
Class 1, according to risk.
Authorization
Designed under Quality Management System standards ISO 13485:2003/NS-EN ISO 13485:2012. ANMAT (Argentinean National Administration of Drugs, Food and Medical Technology) PM-1614-4.
Characteristics
Type 2 Chemical Indicator.
Self-adhesive strip printed with indicator ink. Size: 77 x 6 mm.
10 strips per sheet. Size: 80 x 100 mm.
Initial color: blue
Final color: dark grey/black
100 % Toxic Heavy Metals free
Note: If 4 bars change to the final color, the result is successful, the sterilizer works properly. If one or more bars have not turned to the final color, this shows a failure in sterilizing agent penetration, therefore an equipment malfunction.
Environmental conditions during manufacture
15-30 ºC (room temperature), RH 30-80 %.
Storage conditions
T = 10-30 ºC, RH 30-80 %, keep out of direct light.
Transportation conditions
Storage conditions should be strictly followed. Transport in closed and reinforced boxes in order to avoid damages. Transportation of this product does not represent a risk for health.
Shelf-life
5 years
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Packing
250 strips in sheets of 10 units.
Packing information: product code and description, process in which is used, presentation, classification according to regulation and data on label.
Weight per box: 37,7 g (100 u) or 73,4 g (250 u)
Labelling
On product’s box: batch number and expiration date.
Possible target markets
Healthcare, Food, Pharmaceutical and Medical industries.
Other important information (optional)
Read product’s directions for use thoroughly before use.
Note: When necessary, limits for each product’s parameters should be specified.
Description of identified and/or predictable risks which could represent a risk for the product
Do not store the product near sterilizing agents.
Do not expose this product to EO, Dry Heat, Formaldehyde or any sterilization process other than Steam.
Do not reuse the sterilizer until the color change of the chemical indicator is the one indicated in the product.


PCD-A-3.5BD

Bowie & Dick simulation test for use in Helix-PCD system

£18.00

Used to assess air removal and steam penetration of vacuum-assisted steam sterilisers.

Visual results which reduces the chances of misinterpretation. Initial color: blue Final colour: dark grey.
Self-adhesive strip printed with indicator ink. Size: 77 x 6 mm. 10 strips per sheet. Size: 80 x 100 mm.

100% toxic heavy metals free.

250 strips in sheets of 10 units.

Product code: PCD-A-3.5.