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The Formaldehyde Indicator is used in low temperature steam formaldehyde (LTSF) sterilization up to 73°C. This is an effective method of sterilization of heat sensitive medical devices that are not suitable for steam sterilization at 121°C of 134°C such as flexible scopes and instruments for micro surgery, etc.
Correlated to inactivation for formaldehyde, the indicator monitors the critical parameters of the sterilization process. The ink will change from pink to green under the correct circumstances. The strips are conform EN-ISO 11140-1 (Type 4).