The 3M™ Attest™ Rapid Readout Biological Indicator System for vaporized hydrogen peroxide sterilizers is cleared for use with STERRAD® 100S, STERRAD® NX® (Standard and Advanced cycles), STERRAD® 100 NX® (Standard, FLEX, Express and Duo cycles), and AMSCO® VPRO® maX (Lumen, Non Lumen, and Flexible cycles) system vaporized hydrogen peroxide sterilizers. Sterilization Departments can now use our new vaporized hydrogen peroxide sterilization monitoring system to help decrease biological indicator readout time, utilize instrument tracking connectivity for easier record keeping , and standardize monitoring practices across sterilization modalities.
Chemical indicators help detect possible sterilization failures that could be caused by incorrect packaging, incorrect loading of the sterilizer, or other malfunctions during the sterilization process. Use indicator tapes to wrap the outside of packs to differentiate unprocessed items from processed items. Use chemical indicators inside your packs to verify exposure to vaporized hydrogen peroxide and then you can also keep them for your records.
In-servicing Sterile Processing Technicians about how to correctly use the 3M™ Attest™ VH202 Sterilization Biological Indicator Monitoring system is simple. Utilize the user competency checklists created by 3M.
In the Sterile Processing Department, device reprocessing throughput and patient safety are top priorities. 3M™ Attest™ technology now allows departments to practice every load monitoring for all modalities. We believe that proper cleaning and decontamination, followed by sterilization with a biological indicator in every load, provides the highest level of assurance. See how you can implement this practice in your department.
Our 3M sterilization monitoring experts are here to help you. Sterile processing departments are complex and need a support team to help them run smoothly. We make it easy for managers and technicians to get information and support when they need it. There are a several ways to get help from 3M.
We have experts in the field near you! Typically for complex issues we may send out a Field Technical Consultant who can help troubleshoot at your facility on-site. We investigate at the source, conduct root cause analysis, and provide a solution or two to help your department to keep moving forward.
On demand best practice learning and education courses: one of the best things any sterile processing manager or technician can do is to continue to learn. We work hard to make courses convenient about topics that are relevant to issues we hear about.