Mini Spore Strips

Crosstex Biological Indicator Mini Spore Strips for monitoring Ethylene Oxide (EO) and Dry Heat processes consist of:

  • An inoculated carrier, 2 mm x 10 mm strip, of Bacillus atrophaeus (Cell Line 9372)
  • Primary packaging either in bulk (STN-062B), a glassine envelope (STN-062) or a mini glassine envelope (STN-062MG)
  • A reduced incubation time of 48 hours for Dry Heat Sterilization and 72 hours for Ethylene Oxide (EO) sterilization have been validated when Crosstex Biological Indicator Spore Strips, Discs, Threads and Wires are used in conjunction with Crosstex Prepared Culture Media (GMBTB-100)
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STN-062Glassine Envelopes100/box
STN-062BBulk100/box
STN-062MGMini Glassine Envelopes100/box

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TDS – EO and Dry Heat Mini Spore Strip (STN-062 STN-062B STN-062MG) Rev 1.0
Technical Data Sheets (TDS)
ProcessEO / Dry Heat
OrganismBacillus atrophaeus Cell Line 9372
Indications for UseThe Mini Spore Strips may be utilized to monitor EO and Dry Heat sterilization process efficacy. The Mini Spore Strips are labeled For Industrial Use Only.
Strip Dimensions2 mm x 10 mm
Glassine Dimensions

STN-062: 25 mm x 50 mm

STN-062MG: 25 mm x 25 mm

Packaging100 Strips/Box
ComplianceISO 11138-1 Sterilization of health care products – Biological indicators – Part 1: General requirements

ISO 11138-2 Sterilization of health care products – Biological indicators – Part 2: Biological indicators for ethylene oxide sterilization processes

USP <55> Biological Indicators – Resistance Performance Tests

USP Biological/Official Monographs

Shelf Life30 months from the date of manufacture
Storage Conditions15°C to 30°C, 20-70% relative humidity