Ninhydrin Protein Detection Kit -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine


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Ninhydrin Protein Detection Kit

The Ninhydrin Protein Detection kit is a method of detecting protein residues that may have remained on surgical instruments after going through a washer-disinfector process.

Key Features:
•Easy to use
•Scientific assurance of effective washing/disinfection.
•Recommended by HTM2030 (UK Guidance) and EN ISO 15883-1:2006
•Positive results shows a purple discolouration of the swab
•Ninhydrin reagent is suspended in an inert gel to make it easier and safer to handle.
•Precision timing is not necessary with this test as results can be read any time between 5 minutes and 1 hour. This eliminates the need for an expensive timing device and allows a more flexible working protocol

For further information please contact:
•In Europe, Middle East, Africa:
Amanda Gow, Communications Manager, STERIS Limited, STERIS House, Jays Close, Viables, Basingstoke, RG22 4AX, UK. Phone: +44 (0)1256 866571 Email:
•In the US:
Robin Baum, Public Relations Coordinator, STERIS Corp., 5960 Heisley Road, Mentor, Ohio, USA, 44060.
Phone: +1 440 392 7428 Email:

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