Whirl-Pak® Hydrated PolySponge™ Bags With Sterile Glove - 100 Sponges
Make environmental surface sampling faster and easier with these pre-moistened bags. Durable high-density polyurethane sponge is ready to use and resists tearing and fraying. Each sponge is packed in a sealed 18-oz. (532 ml) write-on bag and is hydrated with 10 ml of HiCap™ Neutralizing Broth. Terminally gamma processed to guarantee sterility. Box contains five foil pouches with 20 sponges each for a total of 100 sponges. Bags are 4-1/2 in. W x 9 in. L (11.5 x 23 cm) with a thickness of 2.5 mils (.064 mm). To use the sponge, tear open the top of the Whirl-Pak® bag, squeeze out any excess HiCap™ Neutralizing Broth, swab the surface, insert the sponge back into the bag, fold the top of the bag over three or more times, and bend in the wire tabs to close. Send to a lab for testing. Contains a sterile glove. To use the glove, tear off the glove pack along the perforation. The glove is folded with the wrist opening extended so it can be extracted from the pouch and fitted without touching the hand area.
Shelf life from Sterilization date found on the Sterility Documentation: 2 years due to the buffer
Two-year shelf-life with ambient storage at 36°-86° F (2°-30° C). The bags are packaged in a foil liner bag to prevent evaporation of the buffer. Buffer contains monopotassium phosphate, sodium thiosulfate, and aryl sulfonate complex.