ProSpore2 is a self contained Biological Indicator for use in Steam sterilization. Each unit is made up of a plastic container with cap, a crushable glass ampoule with recovery media, and a paper disc inoculated with spores.
Seal, then crush.
Each unit is labeled with Lot #, Expiration, Manufacturer and type of sterilization in which it should be used. Space is allotted on the label for the user to write the date, sterilizer #, and load information. Label has a chemical indicator bar printed on it to assist the user in distinguishing an exposed from an unexposed unit. Box label contains similar information, including species, storage conditions, and manufacturer contact information.
ProSpore2 is packaged in 50 units per box.
Suitable for use in hospital or industrial Steam sterilization.
Contains G. stearothermophilus* spores
Sterilization failure evident by a dramatic purple to yellow color change and/or turbidity.
24 Hours at 55-60°C
18 months from date of manufacture
Each box of ProSpore2 is certified for Population, Species, D-value, z-value (where appropriate) and expiration date.
*Derived from recognized reference strains as specified within USP, ISO or EN guidelines. These products are not certified as being representative of the reference strain and they should therefore not be used where a reference culture is specified.
To incubate your ProSpore2 Biological Indicators, use the following Mesa Labs Incubator: