• Sample Sponge

Sample Sponge


Hygiena Stick Sponges are biocide-free cellulose sponges attached to a plastic handle and supplied in a sterile, tie-off bag.

Sponges are premoistened and available in a variety of different diluents. The easy-torelease stick allows sample collection without directly handling the sponge, making it easier to reach into drains, pipes, and around equipment.


Benefits:

  • For surface sampling and hard to reach areas
  • 1.5” x 3” biocide-free cellulose sponge
  • Sterilized by gamma irradiation
  • Pre-moistened with a variety of diluents or dry
  • Easy-to-open tie-off bag
  • Large write-on area for easy sample identification
  • 5 year shelf life for dry sponges
  • 12 - 18 month shelf life for hydrated sponges
  • Attached sterile gloves optional

  • 1.5” x 3” biocide-free cellulose sponge
  • Sterilized by gamma irradiation  
  • 2.5 mil., 22oz. bag
  • Large write-on area for easy sample identification 
  • Available diluents:
    • Buffered Peptone Water
    • Neutralizing Buffer
    • Letheen Broth
  • Shelf life:
    • 5 years for sponges without media
    • 12-18 months for sponges with media 
    • Store at room or refrigerated temperatures (2-25°C)