Bowie - Dick Set
RRS Bowie-Dick Test designed to check the steam sterilizer's performance. This is a daily test that detects any failure in sterilization process such as sterilizer air leaks, poor steam and inadequate vacuum, time and temperature. The test also evaluates steam penetration into the hollow and porous loads.
- Appropriate for Pre-vacuum Sterilizer
- Evaluate Air Removal and Steam Penetration into the Hollow and Porous Loads
- Easy Interpretation by Evident Color Change from Yellow to Black
- Test Strip will be Filled and Documented
- Conforms to ISO 11140-1
The test set contains a stainless steel helix chamber and a 4.5 meters tube which simulate vacuum condition in a sterilizer. A class 2 test strip will be placed in the chamber. The test should be performed every day in the empty sterilizer.
The yellow color of the indicator have to turn black fully to make sure of sterilizer's accurate Function.
The color change is permanent and the BD test can be documented.