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MANUFACTURING MEDICAL DEVICES IN THE USA SINCE 1935

MANUFACTURING MEDICAL DEVICES IN THE USA SINCE 1935

Instructions for Use

  1. Place one test pack in the most difficult load location to sterilize (or in the sterilizer chamber near the door if the most difficult location is unknown) along with a normal load.
  2. Leave the Control Piece in the pre-addressed envelope. Do not put the Control Piece in the sterilizer.
  3. Sterilize according to normal procedure. 
  4. After the sterilization cycle has been completed, open the test pack, remove the gauze pad, and extract both blue glassine Test Strips.
  5. Complete steps 1-9 on the Sterilization Report Form. (Please make sure that your facility's phone number, address and email information are printed legibly. Please keep your contact information as consistent as possible.)
  6. Place the 2 blue glassine Test Strips, plus the Sterilization Report Form into the envelope pre-addressed to Propper, that already contains the Control Piece.
  7. Put your test in the mail.

Note:

  • The 2 Test Strips plus the Control Piece must have the same Lot Number.
  • Test Strips used after their expiraion date will not be processed by the Culture Service Program.

Test results are sent to your facility and uploaded to your online account the same day incubation is complete.

If the culture is positive, Propper will notify you immediately by phone, and then send you the test results.

Document all test results in your sterilization log book.

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