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Each sponge is packed in a sealed write-on bag and is hydrated with HiCap™ Neutralizing Broth.
Product is terminally gamma processed to guarantee sterility.

Shelf Life: 2 years from Sterilized date found on your Sterility Confirmation due to the buffer with ambient storage at 36°-86° F (2°-30° C).
Bags are packaged in a foil liner bag to prevent evaporation of the buffer.

• Volume: 532 ml
• HiCap™ Neutralizing Broth: 10 ml
• Size: 4½" W x 9" L
Thickness: 2.5 mils
Quantity: 5 foil pouches with 20 sponges each, total of 100 sponges per box

1. Tear open the top of the Whirl-Pak® bag
2. Squeeze out any excess HiCap™ Neutralizing Broth
3. Swab the surface, insert the sponge back into the bag
4. Fold the top of the bag over three or more times, and bend in the wire tabs to close

HiCap™ Broth Vs. Traditional Collection Broth Chart

Characteristic HiCap™ Neutralizing BrothNeutralizing BufferLetheen BrothD/E Neutralizing Broth
Quat NeutralizationHighestModerateWeakestHighest
Free Chlorine NeutralizationHighestWeakestModerateHighest
High Acid NeutralizationHighestWeakestWeakestHighest
Peroxyacetic Acid NeutralizationHighestWeakestYesHighest
All components listed on EAFUS as acceptable for use in foodYesNoYesNo
All components compatible with 3M™ Petrifilm™YesNoYesNo
All components nonallergenicYesUnknownUnknownNo
Compatible with molecular detection assays YesNoYesYes
Stable at ambient Storage temp. YesYesYesYes
Model Item Quantity Unit Price Line Total
532 ml - Whirl-Pak® Hydrated PolySponge™ Bags 532 ml - Whirl-Pak® Hydrated PolySponge™ Bags
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