Sterilizing

All About Autoclave Tape (Yeah, you Should Read it)

Indicator tape is a vital part of the sterilization process.  It is one of the many controls in place to make sure that all microorganisms are being effectively killed. Autoclave tape changes color ONLY when exposed to a certain temperature, usually 121 degrees Celcius.  There are usually stripes that change to a dark color along the roll.  It is an adhesive used to wrap sets of instruments or packages that are going to be sterilized and can withstand the pressure and temperature without being destroyed.. We also affix them to…

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