Propper Washer-Disinfector Soil Test Kit
The Propper Washer-Disinfector Soil Test provides a simple way to determine the cleaning efficacy of washer-disinfectors. It can be used for validation of equipment performance, or cycle parameters necessary to clean complex instruments. The test soil powder is provided in individual jars for ease of use. The black coloring of the test soil, through the addition of the provided black ink, makes it easy to determine visually whether the tested surfaces are properly cleaned.
The Soil Test is a user-friendly product. Simply add water to the fill line, add 7-8 drops of the provided black ink in the dispenser bottle, and stir with wooden sticks to make a smooth paste. Apply the paste liberally to the test piece with the brush provided. Recommended thickness should be up to 2 mm. Allow to dry for 30-60 minutes at room temperature. After the drying period, subject the soiled test piece to washer disinfector procedures, and inspect for any residual soil.
The test soil is a mixture of proteins and carbohydrates small amount of lipids and other substances that represents organic contamination of medical instruments. The test soil powder does not have any blood or human body derivatives, therefore there in is no potential contamination with human infection agents.
The Propper Washer-disinfector Soil Test conforms to the requirements of ISO 15883-5. Washer-disinfectors – Part 5 – Test soils and methods for demonstrating cleaning efficacy.