Pack Release

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Pack Release

When a pack is opened, the OR staff can quickly verify that the conditions for sterilization were achieved and that the instruments and utensils are safe to use in surgical procedures.

Overview

Chemical Indicators are used to monitor the specific sterilization parameters of time, temperature and exposure to the desired sterilization method, i.e. steam or ethylene oxide.

Product Ranges

Getinge Assured CHEMISIX Emulating Chemical Indicator

For use in a pre-vacuum steam sterilization process operating at 270°F/132°C for 4 minutes or 275°F/135°C for 3 minutes. ANSI/AAMI/ISO 11140-1, Type 6

The Getinge ChemiSix Emulating Chemical Indicator is for use in a pre-vacuum steam sterilization process operating at 270°F/132°C for 4 minutes or 275°F/135°C for 3 minutes. When exposed to steam sterilization conditions the indicator will turn from purple to green giving an integrated response and visible indication that sterilization conditions were met.

Getinge Assured CHEMISIX Emulating Chemical Indicators offer the following features:

  • 4 minutes at 270°F/132°C or 3 minutes at 275°F/135°C
  • Easy to use and understand; indicator arrow turns from purple to green when exposed to sufficient steam sterilization parameters
  • Sterilant specific technology — must have steam to change color
  • Lead and toxic heavy metal free
  • Will not revert back to original color and may be used for permanent record
  • Shelf Life 18 months from date of manufacture
Packaging
Description Part #
CHEMISIX Emulating Indicator, 250 pcs 61301606200
CHEMISIX Emulating Indicator, 500 pcs 61301606626

Getinge Assured CHEMISIX Emulator Test Pack

Monitors pre-vacuum steam sterilizers operating at 270°F/132°C for 4 minutes or 275°F/135°C for 3 minutes.

The Getinge ChemiSix Emulator Test Pack monitors pre-vacuum steam sterilizers operating at 270°F/132°C for 4 minutes or 275°F/135°C for 3 minutes. When exposed to steam sterilization conditions the Instant Readout Chemical Emulator card gives an integrated response by changing color from purple to green.

Getinge Assured ChemiSix Emulator Test Pack offers the following features:

  • 4 minutes at 270°F/132°C and 3 minutes at 275°F/135°C
  • Sterilant specific technology – must have steam to change color
  • Emulator card becomes a permanent record (color change is stable and will not revert)
  • Lead and toxic heavy metal free
  • Test pack is preassembled and ready to use
  • Mimics or emulates a wrapped pack or case
  • ANSI/AAMI/ISO 11140-1, Type 6
  • Shelf Life 24 months from date of manufacture
Description Part #
CHEMISIX - Emulator Test Pack, 40 tests/case 61301606235

Getinge Assured CHEMISIX Pack Extended Test Pack

Monitors pre-vacuum steam sterilizers operating at 270°F/132°C or 275°F/135°C. ANSI/AAMI/ISO 11140-1, Type 6

The Getinge Assured CHEMISIX Pack Extended Test Pack monitors pre-vacuum steam sterilizers operating at 270°F/132°C or 275°F/135°C. When exposed to steam sterilization conditions the test card gives an integrated response by changing from purple to green.

Getinge Assured CHEMISIX Pack Extended Test Pack offer the following features:

  • 10 or 20 minutes at 270°F/132°C and 8 or 16 minutes at 275°F/135°C
  • Emulator card becomes a permanent record (color change is stable and will not revert)
  • Sterilant specific technology – must have steam to change
  • Lead and toxic heavy metal free
  • Test pack is preassembled and ready to use
  • Mimics or emulates a wrapped pack or case
  • ANSI/AAMI/ISO 11140-1, Type 6
  • Shelf Life 24 months from date of manufacture
Description Part #
CHEMISIX Pack Extended Emulator Test Pack, 40 tests/case 61301606236

Getinge Assured CHEMIPACK Integrator Test Pack

Supplementary test for use in 270°F/132°C pre-vacuum steam sterilizers operating for 3 minutes or longer.

The Getinge Assured CHEMIPACK Integrator Test Pack was designed for use in 270°F/132°C pre-vacuum steam sterilizers operating for 3 minutes or longer. It is used as a supplementary test to biological pack testing, not as a substitute.

Getinge Assured CHEMIPACK Integrator Test Pack offers the following features:

  • 3 minutes or longer at 270°F/132°C
  • Disposable test pack is assembled for ease of use
  • Clear instructions
  • Compact size
  • Integrator Card becomes a permanent record
  • Mimics or emulates a wrapped pack or case
  • FDA Integrator
  • Shelf Life 24 months from date of manufacture
Description Part #
CHEMIPACK Integrator Test Pack, 40 tests/case 61301605836

Getinge Assured Steam Sterilization Chemical Indicators

Designed for use in steam sterilizers operating at 132C to 135C.

Getinge Assured Steam Sterilization Chemical Indicators offer an accurate and easy-to-read method of monitoring sterilization process conditions. Chemical Indicators provide immediate visual indication that critical parameters for sterilization have been met.

Getinge Assured Steam Sterilization  Chemical Indicators offer the following features:

  • Available in two sizes (short and long) and are responsive to critical steam cycle parameters – steam pressure, temperature and time
  • Single-use wick chemical indicators for use in 250°F-272°F (121°C-133°C) steam sterilization processes
  • Reacts to the steam sterilization cycle parameters in a manner that is equivalent to biological kill
Description Part #
Steam Sterilization Indicators (Short), 250 61301658261
Steam Sterilization Indicators (Long), 250 61301603658

Getinge Assured Steam Sterilization Indicator

Added assurance of steam exposure and penetration. For use in gravity and pre-vacuum steam sterilization cycles.

The Getinge Assured Steam Sterilization Indicator strips are designed for use in steam sterilizers operating at 132°C to 135˚C (270˚F to 276˚F) to give a visible indication that sterilization conditions have been met.

Getinge Assured Steam Monitor Sterilization Strips offer the following features:

  • When all steam sterilization conditions are met, the check marks change color to black.
  • 132°C - 135°C (270˚F - 276˚F)
  • Requires all parameters of steam sterilization to be met before color change can occur
  • ISO 11140-1, Type 4
  • Shelf Life 36 months from date of manufacture
Description Part #
Steam Sterilization Indicator 4 in. (250/bag) 61301606813
Steam Sterilization Indicator 8 in. (250/bag) 61301606814

Getinge Assured Green Steam Sterilization Indicator Tape

For use in 121°C (250°F) gravity sterilizers for 30 minutes or pre-vacuum sterilizers operating at 132°C (270°F) for 4 minutes and 135°C (275°F) for 3 minutes.

Getinge Assured Green Steam Sterilization Indicator Tapes can be used in 121°C (250°F) gravity sterilizers for 30 minutes or pre-vacuum sterilizers operating at 132°C (270°F) for 4 minutes and 135°C (275°F) for 3 minutes. The stripes turn to black when exposed to steam sterilization conditions, thus providing identification of the processed items.

Getinge Assured Green Steam Sterilization Indicator Tapes offers the following features:

  • Not made with lead - does not require hazardous waste disposal
  • Versatile tape designed for use on wraps
  • Provides a secure seal and is easy to remove from reusable wraps
  • Low cost per use offers economical way to monitor sterilization exposure
  • FDA Sterilization Process Indicator ANSI/AAMI ST79, Type 1, ISO 11140-1 Type 1
  • Shelf Life 36 months from date of manufacture
Description Part #
Green Steam Sterilization Indicator Tape .75" x 60 yards, 48 61301606668
Green Steam Sterilization Indicator Tape 1" x 60 yards, 36 61301606669

Getinge Assured Ethylene Oxide (EO) Sterilization Indicator Tape

For use in ethylene oxide sterilizers operating at 600 mg/l EO gas, 40-60% relative humidity, 130°F, for 45 minutes or longer.

The Getinge Assured EO Sterilization Indicator Tape is for use in ethylene oxide sterilizers operating at 600 mg/l EO gas, 40-60% relative humidity, 130°F, for 45 minutes or longer. The word "gas" turns green after exposure to a EO gas sterilization process, thus providing identification of processed items.

Getinge Assured EO Sterilization Indicator Tape offers the following features:

  • Process indicator turns from brown to green when exposed to ethylene oxide sterilization conditions
  • FDA Sterilization Process Indicator ISO 11140-1 Type 1
  • Shelf Life 36 months from date of manufacture

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