Micro-Cide 28 HLD, 3% Glutaraldehyde Reusable Sterilizing and High Level Disinfecting Solution, 1 Gallon

(2 customer reviews)

$19.99

Features:

  • High-level disinfection of instruments in 25 minutes
  • Nearly twice as fast as the leading glutaraldehyde
  • Once activated, the solution can be used for 28 days providing directions for use are followed
  • Moderate pH compatible with heat-sensitive scopes
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Micro-Cide 28 HLD, 3% Glutaraldehyde Reusable Sterilizing and High-Level Disinfecting Solution, 1 Gallon

Micro-Cide 28 HLD is a 3% glutaraldehyde solution with an attached powder activator. Once activated, Micro-Cide can be used for 28 days to provide high-level disinfection or sterilization, providing the solution is above the 1.8% minimum effective concentration and is used according to directions for use.

Provides a way to effectively sterilize or achieve high-level disinfection of heat-sensitive reusable medical devices.•

Features:

  • High-level disinfection of instruments in 25 minutes
  • Nearly twice as fast as the leading glutaraldehyde
  • Moderate pH compatible with heat-sensitive scopes

CLINICAL / IN-USE STUDIES:
Reprocessing flexible fiber endoscopes in-use studies support the effectiveness of Micro-Cide in actual use. (ASTM 1518-94 protocol).  In addition, a simulated use-test was conducted to support the contact condition for high-level disinfection of endoscopes at 25°C at 25 minutes.

The results demonstrate the effectiveness of Micro-Cide™ 28 HLD to kill M.Terrae dried on flexible fiber endoscopes.

CHEMISTRY:
Micro-Cide is a virtually surfactant-free, free rinsing activated glutaraldehyde liquid chemical sterilant and high-level disinfectant. Its active ingredient is glutaraldehyde in a nominal concentration of 3%.

Representative microorganisms tested include:

  • Bacterial Spores
  • Bacillus subtitles
  • Clostridium sporogenes

Vegetative Bacteria

  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • Salmonella cholerasuis
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Mycobacteria

  • Mycobacterium tuberculosis (var:BCG bovis)
  • Mycobacterium tuberculosis (smegmatis)

Viruses

  • Herpes simplex virus Type I
  • Poliovirus Type I
  • HIV-1 (Associated with AIDS)

Fungi

  • Trichophyton mentagrophytes
  • Aspergillus Niger

Frequently Asked Questions

What test strips do you recommend to ensure the MEC is at the necessary level for reuse?
Micro-Cide  3% Glutaraldehyde may be reused for a maximum of 28 days provided the minimum effective concentration of 1.8% Glutaraldehyde, time and temperature are maintained.

Do not use beyond 28 days even if the concentration of Glutaraldehyde is above the minimum effective concentration (1.8%) as indicated by the Micro-MEC™ 1.8% Glutaraldehyde Monitor Strip*. See the Package Insert for additional instructions and information regarding the reuse of Micro-Cide™ 28 HLD 3% Glutaraldehyde.

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2 reviews for Micro-Cide 28 HLD, 3% Glutaraldehyde Reusable Sterilizing and High Level Disinfecting Solution, 1 Gallon

  1. Howard Cox

    This really works and I have purchased it again and again. House smells clean, too.

  2. Clifford Scott

    I do not mind the smell at all. Would definitely recommend it!

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