Spore Suspension B. pumilus (Cell Line 27142)

Crosstex manufactures Spore Suspensions utilized in Gamma & E-Beam sterilization processes. The Spore Suspensions are pure suspensions of spores with known radiation resistance characteristics and a variety of population levels standardized per 0.1 mL. The Spore Suspensions allow for direct inoculation of products, typically to verify sterility of devices where a traditional biological indicator spore strip cannot be used.

  • Each vial contains 10 mL of suspension. Diluent contains 20% ethanol
  • Pharmaceutical grade glass vials with screw cap and septum
  • Spore Suspensions require storage under refrigerated conditions (2°C to 8°C)
  • Each vial of Spore Suspension is accompanied by a Certificate of Analysis detailing the source, assayed population, resistance characteristics on paper carrier and expiration date
  • ISO 11138-1 Compliant
Ref #VolumePopulation
VBP-10610 mL106
VBP-10710 mL107
VBP-10810 mL108
ProcessRadiation (Gamma and E-Beam)
OrganismBacillus pumilus Cell Line 27142
Indications for UseCrosstex Spore Suspensions are standardized suspensions of spores appropriate for direct inoculation onto samples for sterility, bioburden, and bacteriostasis testing.

This product is labeled For Industrial Use Only.

Suspension Volume10 mL
Diluent contains 20% Ethanol
PackagingPharmaceutical grade glass vial with screw cap and septum
ComplianceISO 11138-1 Sterilization of health care products – Biological indicators – Part 1: General requirements


Shelf Life24 months from the date of manufacture
Storage ConditionsRefrigerate at 2°C to 8°C