ProChem EXT is a Class 5 Integrating Indicator (Integrator) that is designed to accurately depict the lethality of steam sterilization cycles at 121°C and 135°C. ProChem EXT changes from its green color to black upon exposure to adequate sterilization conditions for 7 minutes at 135°C and 20 minutes at 121°C representing an overkill or extended cycle. Intended for use in steam sterilizers 121°C or 132-135°C. Use ProChem EXT in conjunction with BIs as described in current AAMI Standards and Recommended Practices: Good Hospital Practice: Steam Sterilization and Sterility Assurance. Use according to the instructions on the box. Rauserv c.c. in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa can supply equipment to suit your application, Medical, Dental or Laboratory. Full service and repairs division available to assist at all times.
Extended Timing Beyond Biological Kill
Clear, distinct, non-reversible color change
510(k) Notified as a Steam Integrator at 121°C and 132°C to 135°C
Not intended to replace regular BI testing.
When used as directed, ProChem EXT integrator strips provide immediate visual confirmation of adequate steam penetration into packs. During exposure to steam, the indicator strip turns from green to black. If the strip becomes as dark or darker than the color standard, sterilization conditions were met at point of placement.