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Bowie-Dick Test Card Kit (Metal Card Holder with Pkg/120 Cards)

SKU: BD-120-KIT Category:


Kit includes:

  • 1 holder
  • 1 box/120 cards

Bowie-Dick Test Card Kit  (Card Holder with Pkg/120 Cards)

Chemdye Bowie & Dick Test  Chemical Indicator Green Cards are for testing the air removal efficiency of vacuum-assisted (Class B) steam sterilizers.

Chemdye Bowie & Dick Test Card should be used daily, after a sterilizer is installed or relocated, after a malfunction, sterilization process failures and any major repairs of the sterilizer.

Chemical indicator changes from purple to green when processed. A heterogeneous colour change, i.e the presence of purple colour, indicates the presence of an air pocket during the sterilization cycle, thus indicating sterilizer malfunction.



Characteristics – Bowie-Dick Card Holder

  • Stainless Steel Re-Usable Holder for Bowie-Dick Test Card
  • Coated by a Durable Protective Layer
  • Keeps BD8948X Test Card in place for proper assessment of sterilization cycle
  • Height: 42.7 mm   Base: 133.2 mm x 72.4 mm   Upper Part Test Card fits: 93 mm x 53.5 mm


Characteristics – Bowie-Dick Test Cards

  • Type 2 Chemical Indicator
  • Initial Color: purple
  • Final Color: green
  • To be used with Cycles of 3.5 minutes at 134 °C or 4 minutes at 132 °C.
  • Size: 89 mm x 48 mm x 0.33 mm
  • Material: one-side-laminated cardboard.
  • Cycle information can be recorded on the back of the card.
  • NOTE: Air removal problems are shown as heterogeneous color change, i.e. the presence of purple color.
  • 100 % Toxic Heavy Metal-free.
  • ISO 13485:2016/NS-EN ISO 13485:2016
  • FDA 510(k) K200272
  • Class 1
  • 5 Year Shelf Life
  • 120 Cards/Box


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