Spore Threads

Crosstex offers specialized Spore Threads for Dry Heat sterilization inoculated with Bacillus atrophaeus (Cell Line 9372) spores.

  • Ideal for use in tubing, lumens and other devices/instruments where larger BIs and carriers cannot be utilized
  • Crosstex's manufacturing process is designed to ensure that the entire length of the thread contains a consistent number of spores
  • A reduced incubation time of 48 hours for Dry Heat Sterilization has been validated when used in conjunction with Crosstex Prepared Culture Media (GMBTB-100)
Ref. #DimensionsQuantity
THN-0625 mm x 0.1 mm100/box
ProcessDry Heat
OrganismBacillus atrophaeus Cell Line 9372
Indications for UseThe Spore Threads may be utilized to monitor Dry Heat sterilization processes.

This product is labeled For Industrial Use Only.

Dimensions25 mm x 0.1 mm
Packaging100 Threads/Box
ComplianceISO 11138-1 Sterilization of health care products – Biological indicators – Part 1: General requirements


Shelf Life24 months from the date of manufacture
Storage Conditions15°C to 30°C, 20-70% relative humidity