Sterilin™ Environmental Swabs

Monitor surface conditions in your facilities with our Thermo Scientific™ Sterilin™ Environmental Swabs. Swab and transport with our easy-to-use kits.

Brand: Thermo Scientific Sterilin

Manufacturer Part Number: 902C

X25 environmental swab 10ml solution dacron tip individual wrap

UNSPSC: 42141500

Code: 56

Additional Details:
Additional Details: Weight: 0.60000kg

Product Code. 11389283

Quantity Price
1 £ 73.5 / Pack of 25
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Description and Specification


Description Swab rinse kit
Includes 10mL solution, separate swab, dacron tip
Applicator Material PS
Length (Metric) 13cm
Sterile IRR
No. per Pack 1
No. per Case 25

  • Available in easy-to-use kit format consisting of a sealed tube with neutralizing buffer/ capped swab and sampling template
  • Sterile sampling templates 10 x 10cm (100cm2) enable accurate calculation of colony forming units per cm2
  • Alginate tipped swabs (903C) dissolve fully to ensure complete delivery of microbial sample into the solution
Method of use
  • Peel open the pouch and remove the sampling swab
  • Swab the test site. If the surface is dry pre-moisten the swab in the rinse solution provided. If a template is being used swab the designated area
  • After sampling, break the swab applicator into the tube of solution (if using the Alginate tip, the swab will dissolve)
  • Transport back to the laboratory as soon as possible
  • Plate the required dilution into the appropriate media, preferably within 4 hours of swabbing. Where this is not possible, refrigerate at 4°C and analyze within 24 hours of swabbing
  • To calculate the number of colony-forming units per cm2 (CFU/cm2) when using the 10 x 10cm template use the following: (number of colonies x volume of rinse solution x serial dilution (if necessary)/100
  • Used in environmental monitoring situations, the solution constituents are:
    • Ringers balanced salt solution
    • Tween 80*
    • Lecithin
    • Sodium Thiosulphate
    • Sodium Thioglycollate
    • Sodium Disulphate
    • Sodium Pyruvate
    • Sodium Hexametaphosphate
Ordering Information
  • Available in the UK only


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