Traditional SCBIs

Crosstex Traditional Self-Contained Biological Indicators (SCBIs) for monitoring steam sterilization consist of a durable polycarbonate vial with cap, a crushable glass ampoule with Trypticase® Soy Broth (TSB) modified with pH indicator, and a disc inoculated with Geobacillus stearothermophilus spores.

  • Reduced incubation time of 24 hours
  • Visually distinct positive results indicated by the media transitioning from Purple to Yellow
  • Chemical Indicator on label provides instant indication of exposure

Trypticase® is a registered trademark owned by Becton, Dickinson and Company.

 

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TDS - Steam Traditional SCBI 10E6 (SCS-05 and SCS-06) Rev. 1.1
Technical Data Sheets (TDS)
ProcessSteam
OrganismGeobacillus stearothermophilus Cell Line 7953
Indications for UseThe SCBIs may be utilized to monitor Steam sterilization process efficacy. The SCBIs are labeled For Industrial Use Only.
Incubation Time24 hours
SCBI Dimensions13 mm x 61 mm
Chemical IndicatorEach SCBI vial label contains a Chemical Indicator for instant indication of exposure.
Packaging50 SCBIs/Box
ComplianceISO 11138-1 Sterilization of health care products – Biological indicators – Part 1: General requirements ISO 11138-3 Sterilization of health care products – Biological indicators – Part 3: Biological indicators for moist heat sterilization processes USP
Shelf LifeTypically 24 months from the day of manufacture.  The shelf life of the SCBIs is based on the shorter of the two individual components (the media ampoule and inoculated carrier), which have independent expiration periods.
Storage Conditions15°C to 30°C, 20-70% relative humidity