Sterrad vaporized hydrogen peroxide sterilizer compatibility with 3M Attest biological indicators

Sterrad® Vaporized Hydrogen Peroxide Sterilizer Compatibility with 3M™ Attest™ Biological Indicators

  • Please be assured that the 3M™ Attest ™ 1295 Biological Indicator System can be used and has been cleared by the FDA for use with STERRAD® Systems*.

    Any claims of material incompatibility are not valid.  No material in the 3M™ Attest™ 1295 indicator impacts cycle parameters. Therefore, it can continue to be safely and effectively used.

    3M strongly objects to misleading statements which may be causing confusion with customers.  We are taking actions to set the record straight and appreciate your continued trust in the efficacy and quality of 3M products.

    If you have further questions, please contact your local 3M Representative or the 3M Healthcare Helpline at 1-800-228-3957.

    Contact a 3M Attest Sterilization Monitoring expert.


    Download a copy of this letter (PDF 88.27 KB)

    Download the FDA compatibility certificate (PDF 2,433.48 KB)

    *STERRAD® NX®, STERRAD® 100NX®, and STERRAD® 100S.