Propper Manufacturing (Long Island City, NY, USA) is proud to introduce our new environmentally friendly, latex and lead & heavy metal free Once-A-Day Ecos™ Bowie & Dick test pack. The new, smaller size pack reduces waste and offers significant savings on storage and transportation while guaranteeing excellent clarity of color change and detection of sterilizer problems. Additionally, the completely biodegradable materials of Once-A-Day Ecos™ box reduce impact on the environment.
The new Once-A-Day Ecos™ Bowie & Dick test pack will detect sterilizer malfunctions including presence of residual air in sterilizer chamber due to vacuum pump malfunctions, leaks and poor steam quality; as well as low temperature/pressure conditions and wet steam. The ink changes color from blue to pink under adequate sterilization conditions and the color will not revert even if the endpoint is not reached. The pack’s specified temperature range is 134oC-137oC with up to 3.5 minute exposure.
The Once-A-Day Ecos™ test pack is a Class 2 sterilization indicator according to ISO 11140-1: 2006 and it complies with performance requirements of ISO 11140-4:2007.