The 3M™ Attest™ Super Rapid Readout Steam Biological Indicator Challenge Pack 1496V/1496VF is a pre-assembled, white-wrapped test pack designed to monitor 270°F/132°C to 275°F/135°C dynamic-air-removal saturated steam sterilization cycles. Each pack includes a 3M™ Attest™ Super Rapid Readout Steam Biological Indicator, 1492V, Brown Cap, 24 minute.
3M™ Attest™ Super Rapid Readout Steam Biological Indicator Challenge Pack 1496V/1496VF comes pre-assembled in a white wrap and includes a 3M™ Attest™ Super Rapid Readout Steam Biological Indicator, 1492V, 24 minute, a record-keeping sheet and a chemical process indicator on the pack label for convenience and ease of use. The challenge pack is FDA-cleared, and the biological indicator (BI) is ISO-compliant and must be used with the 3M™ Attest™ Auto-reader 490 or 490M. This convenient, disposable challenge pack is specifically designed for rapid and reliable qualification testing and routine monitoring of 270°F/132°C to 275°F/135°C dynamic-air-removal (pre-vacuum and steam-flush pressure-pulse (SFPP)) saturated steam sterilization cycles in healthcare facilities. The pack presents a challenge to the sterilization process equivalent to the user-assembled biological indicator (BI) challenge test pack (16-towel PCD) recommended by the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI).