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3M™ Attest™ Super Rapid Steam Biological Indicator Challenge Pack, 1496

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Pre-assembled, easy to use steam challenge pack includes a 3M™ Attest™ Super Rapid Readout Steam Biological Indicator, 1492V, Brown Cap, 24 minute

Results in just 24 minutes

Monitors 270°F/132°C to 275°F/135°C dynamic-air-removal steam sterilization cycles

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  • Pre-assembled, easy to use steam challenge pack includes a 3M™ Attest™ Super Rapid Readout Steam Biological Indicator, 1492V, Brown Cap, 24 minute
  • Results in just 24 minutes
  • Monitors 270°F/132°C to 275°F/135°C dynamic-air-removal steam sterilization cycles
  • Presents a challenge to the steam sterilization process equivalent to the user-assembled BI challenge test pack (16-towel PCD) recommended by AAMI
  • FDA-cleared pack and ISO-compliant component
  • UDI-compliant 2-D barcode technology to capture BI GTIN, use-by date and lot code with handheld scanner
  • BI compatible with the 3M™ Attest™ Auto-reader 490 or 490M

The 3M™ Attest™ Super Rapid Readout Steam Biological Indicator Challenge Pack 1496V/1496VF is a pre-assembled, white-wrapped test pack designed to monitor 270°F/132°C 4-minute and 275°F/135°C3-minute dynamic-air-removal saturated steam sterilization cycles. Each pack includes a 3M™ Attest™ Super Rapid Readout Steam Biological Indicator 1492V, Brown Cap, 24 minute.

3M™ Attest™ Super Rapid Readout Steam Biological Indicator Challenge Pack 1496V/1496VF comes pre-assembled in a white wrap and includes a 3M™ Attest™ Super Rapid Readout Steam Biological Indicator, 1492V, Brown Cap, 24 minute, a record-keeping sheet and a chemical process indicator on the pack label for convenience and ease of use. The challenge pack is FDA-cleared, and the biological indicator (BI) is ISO-compliant and must be used with the 3M™ Attest™ Auto-reader 490 or 490M.

This convenient, disposable challenge pack is specifically designed for rapid and reliable qualification testing and routine monitoring of 270°F/132°C 4-minute and 275°F/135°C3-minute dynamic-air-removal (pre-vacuum and steam-flush pressure-pulse (SFPP)) saturated steam sterilization cycles in healthcare facilities. The pack presents a challenge to the sterilization process equivalent to the user-assembled biological indicator (BI) challenge test pack (16-towel PCD) recommended by the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI).

Reference the instructions for usefor the applicable cycles in the U.S.

Suggested applications
  • For 132°C (270°F) 4 minute and 135°C (275°F) 3 minute Dynamic-Air Removal Steam Sterilization

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