How do you test Rapicide test strips?

How do you test Rapicide test strips?

Dip the strip into the solution for one second. Shake off the excess solution. Wait for 30 seconds and then compare the strip color to the color chart on the bottle. Read within one minute of testing to determine if the result matches PASS or FAIL.

What is Rapicide PA?

RAPICIDE™ PA High-Level Disinfectant is a single-use, peracetic acid-based solution that is environmentally responsible with proven materials compatibility. The single-use disinfectant helps reduce worker exposure to harmful chemicals. This solution is available for use in the United States, Canada and Australia.

How long is Rapicide good for?

28 days
3. the use period of RAPICIDE High-Level Disinfectant and Sterilant should never exceed 28 days. Medivators Rapicide Glutaraldehyde Indicator test Strips, (order number ML02-0120), chemical indictor strips will indicate at any time if the concentration of glutaraldehyde is below the MRC of 1.5%.

What is Rapicide used for?

RAPICIDE™ High-Level Disinfectant and Sterilant is a fast-acting, non-staining disinfectant that requires no mixing or activation. This reusable glutaraldehyde disinfectant is designed for use on flexible endoscopes in automated endoscope reprocessors. Its fast contact time allows for quick endoscope turnaround time.

Is Rapicide flammable?

Flammability (solid, gas) : Not flammable. Vapour pressure : No data available. Relative vapour density at 20 °C : No data available. Relative density : 1.013 Solubility : No data available.

Does Rapicide have glutaraldehyde?

RAPICIDE High-Level Disinfectant and Sterilant, at a minimum recommended concentration (MRC) of 1.5% glutaraldehyde, has demonstrated efficacy in the presence of organic matter and microbiological burden during reuse.

Who makes Rapicide?

ADVANTAGE PLUS®, MEDIVATORS® and RAPICIDE® are registered trademarks of Medivators Inc. Due to the cycle specific water temperature requirements, when running a Sterilization or a Disinfection Cycle in one ADVANTAGE PLUS® Endoscope Reprocessor basin, then that same cycle must be run in the other basin.

Is Rapicide a carcinogen?

May cause an allergic skin reaction. Germ cell mutagenicity : Based on available data, the classification criteria are not met. Carcinogenicity : Based on available data, the classification criteria are not met. Symptoms/injuries after skin contact : Causes skin irritation.

Is Rapicide a glutaraldehyde?

What is the pH of glutaraldehyde?

For your safety, glutaraldehyde is packaged in pre-scored ampoules. Each ampule is packed with an ampoule cracker for an added measure of safety. The distilled EM Grade glu- taraldehyde is diluted with distilled water to 8%, 25%, 50%, 70%, and adjusted to pH of approximately 5.5.