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Pharmaceutical Bioburden & Microbial Limits Testing

13 Product Families

Sentino® Microbiology Pump

Maximize Workspace and Minimize Contamination Risk

 

  • Compact design – Small footprint frees valuable benchtop space and provides flexibility in arranging workspace for optimal efficiency and workflow.
  • Minimal height – Allows convenient use in a hood fitted with a sash that can limit upward range of motion during routine analysis.
  • Disposable fluid path – Simple to load and completely disposable to eliminate potential biofilm build-up. There is no need to clean, wrap, and autoclave a bulky multi-place manifold. The potential for sporadic and unnecessary contamination is removed.
  • Peristaltic flow design – Pulls sample through the filter and fluid path eliminating the need for a vacuum source. Also ensures the fluid flows in one direction without the potential for back-up and contamination of analysis.

 

2 Part numbers available

Sentino® Filter Dispenser

Simple design, reliable dispense

 

  • Easy to load — Simple loading and unloading of refill pack at any point during use.
  • No jamming — Guide plates assist loading and keep refill web in alignment during use to avoid jamming of the instrument.
  • Soft touch keypad — Aseptically dispense a disc of membrane at the touch of a button.
  • Designed to hold 200 membrane discs — Saves time by eliminating interruptions to reload dispenser.

 

10 Part numbers available

MicroFunnel™ Plus Filter Funnels

Combined Filter Funnel and Sample Cup Revolutionizes Water System Monitoring to Eliminate the Risk of Contamination

 

  • Product performs as sample container and filter funnel all in one. No need to transfer sample from cup to disposable funnel and risk introducing contamination.
  • MicroFunnel Plus AP unit allows aseptic collection of the sample through the lid sample port. No need to remove lid.
  • MicroFunnel Plus products with Supor® membrane are designed to allow sampling of hot water up to 90 ºC.
  • Vented lid snaps to a liquid-tight seal and allows filtration without having to open the funnel and risk introducing contamination.

 

13 Part numbers available

MicroFunnel™ Filter Funnels

Increase Laboratory Efficiency with  Ready-To-Use Disposable Filter Funnels

 

  • Certified. Each lot is certified for microbiological analysis to provide added assurance of reliable results.
  • Easy to use. Unique squeeze separation of cylinder from base allows easy access to membrane.
  • Individually bagged, disposable filter units prevent cross-contamination of samples.
  • Available in 300 mL capacity to process larger samples.

 

18 Part numbers available

Sentino® Filter Funnels

Easy to use, disposable funnels for microbiological monitoring of aqueous solutions

 

  • Easy Placement - The Sentino Filter Funnel and Adapter are designed with a press-fit seal, membrane guides and forceps access point allowing for simple set up and membrane removal. This will speed up the process time in the laboratory.
  • Risk Reduction - The Sentino Filter Funnel and Pall Membranes reduce the risk of a contamination event as compared to reusable funnels. The filter funnels are gamma irradiated eliminating the need for autoclaving or any other cleaning/sanitizing techniques. This will save time and money by eliminating the need to investigate contamination events resulting from the reusable devices.
  • Regulatory Compliance - Membrane filtration is the method of choice for microbial monitoring of aqueous solutions as specified in "Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater" and Pharmacopoeias worldwide.
  • Easy and accurate sample measurement

 

6 Part numbers available

MicroFunnel™ ST Disposable Filter Funnels

Convenient and Economical Choice for Sterility Testing Within Isolators

 

  • MicroFunnel ST filter funnels offer an alternative to costly closed-system sterility testing when using an isolator or containment suite
  • 0.45 μm GN-6 Metricel® membrane or low binding Supor® membrane provides a choice for sterility testing applications in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Supor membrane is ideal for testing antibiotic solutions
  • Double bagged packaging ensures easy transfer through airlock

 

8 Part numbers available

Supor® 200 PES Membrane Disc Filter

Highly Retentive, Certified Membrane for Isolation and Enumeration of Organisms

 

  • Ensures accurate analysis. Exclusive dot grid pattern neither inhibits nor enhances microbial growth
  • Certified for use in the MF Technique as described in Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater, current edition. Reduces filtration time
  • Superior flow rates and high throughputs provide fast, easy filtration

 

1 Part number available

Metricel® Black PES Membrane Disc Filters

Contrasting Membrane for Microbiological Analysis

 

  • Dark background provides excellent contrast for counting opaque colonies in microbiology labs
  • Exclusive dot grid pattern does not enhance or inhibit colony growth
  • Certified for use in the Membrane Filter (MF) Technique as described in Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater, current edition
  • Sharp contrast between black membrane and white grid line provides guidance while viewing and counting

 

4 Part numbers available

Mixed Cellulose Esters Membrane

For Microbial Analysis and Air Monitoring Applications

 

For air monitoring applications, the membrane can be dissolved using standard digestion procedures. The membrane clears completely and possesses low artifacts resulting in minimal interference in fiber counting. The 0.8 µm mixed cellulose ester membrane meets the NIOSH requirements for airborne metals and asbestos monitoring.

 

1 Part number available

Stainless Steel Forceps

Make Filter Handling Easy

 

  • Tips have a flat, smooth surface to avoid membrane filter damage.
  • Polypropylene finger grips provide a comfortable and secure hold. 
  • Choose traditional black or multi-colored finger grips. Bright colors make forceps easy to identify, track, and see on the lab bench.

 

2 Part numbers available

37 mm Quality Monitors

Compact and Disposable Filtration Units for Analysis of Process Fluids

 

  • Convenient, ready-to-use, and portable for easy transport to sample site.
  • Saves time. Disposable design eliminates the cleaning and sterilization required of reusable filter funnels.

 

2 Part numbers available

Ampoule Media for Microbiological Analysis

Sterile Ampoule Media Pre-Measured for Maximum Efficiency and Convenience

 

  • Meets Membrane Filter (MF) Technique Standard Method requirements with 2 mL ampoules*
  • Maximizes efficiency with premixed and presterilized media
  • Choose between plastic or glass ampoules for your applications
  • Simplify pouring of the media with wide-mouth glass ampoules

 

13 Part numbers available

Sterile Petri Dishes

Unique patented design for easy handling and storage

 

  • Easy to use. Opens easily with one hand, yet closes to a tight seal. 
  • Uses less space on the lab bench or in the incubator with easy stacking base.
  • Gamma irradiated for sterilization. No dangerous EtO residuals.
  • Available with or without absorbent pads.

 

3 Part numbers available