Famos Bowie & Dick Tests

CODE: F15.100.0**

The Bowie & Dick Helix Test is a mandatory test for steam sterilisers.

This functionality test for steam sterilisers needs to be done at the beginning of the working day. After a successful pass of the Bowie & Dick Helix Test the steam steriliser can be released for use. The Bowie & Dick Helix Test Set is dedicated for hollow loads in a bench top steriliser class B. Compared to the BD Test Pack (porous loads) the Bowie & Dick Helix Test simulates a hollow instrument and generates a bigger challenge for the steam steriliser and the steam sterilisation process. The Helix strips are in complies with EN ISO 11140-1 (Type 2) as well EN 867.

Features & Benefits

  • Accurate and reproducible results
  • Tested against the original Bowie‐Dick Pack by an independent micro‐biological laboratory
  • Easy documentation of the self adhesive indicator strip
  • Best interpretation of color change from yellow to black
  • No waste like with Test Packs
  • Ink is free of any toxic component
  • Cost effective compared to Test Packs

 

Product Options

  • Bowie & Dick Test Set (PCD Helix) for pre-vacuum hospital steam sterilisers
    • F15.100.072 – Bowie & Dick Test, for repeated use :100 chemical indicators type 2, 1 stainless steel test tube, 1 color reference card plus instructions for use (BX 100)
    • F15.100.074 – Bowie & Dick Test for repeated use: 25 chemical indicators type 2, 1 stainless steel test tube, 1 color reference card plus instructions for use (BX25)
    • F15.100.050 – Bowie & Dick Test indicator refill-package for test 15.100.072: 250 chemical indicators type 2, 1 O-ring, 1 silicone connector (BX 250)
  • Bowie & Dick Helix Test for bench top steam sterilisers Class B
    • F15.100.097 – Bowie & Dick Helix Test for repeated use 100 chemical indicators, laminated 1 PCD (Helix) teflon 1 cotton bag (BX 100)
    • F15.100.098 – Bowie & Dick Helix Test for repeated use 250 chemical indicators, laminated 1 PCD (Helix), teflon 1 cotton bag (BX 250)