ExpoSure Sterrad® Biological IndicatorExpoSure Sterrad® Biological IndicatorExpoSure Sterrad® Biological Indicator

ExpoSure Sterrad® Biological Indicator

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ExpoSure® is suitable for healthcare and non-healthcare settings and usage. Its 24-hour incubation time and flexibility make it a powerful tool to help your facility maintain compliance and patient safety.

ExpoSure® is a direct replacement product and can be used in conjunction with existing incubators out in the field (55-60 °C). The on-board chemical indicator confirms that it has been exposed to hydrogen peroxide by changing from red to blue upon exposure.

  • Fits Existing Incubators
  • Dry Bath Incubator Available

PackagingExpoSure is packaged with 30 indicators per box along with 1 activation crusher.
 Item #EXPO/6
Expiry12 months
Approved CyclesSTERRAD® 50
STERRAD® 100S (Short & Long)
STERRAD® 200 (Short & Long)
STERRAD® NX® (Advanced & Standard)
Incubation24 hours at 55-60 °C
PlacementPlace the ExpoSure® BI in a Tyvek® pouch and place the pouch in the most challenging area for the sterilant to reach. This is typically on the shelf close to the rear of the sterilizer.

* "Long" applies to industrial cycles only

* Sterrad® is a registered trademark of Advanced Sterilization Products.


After the sterilization cycle, crush the media ampoule with the tool provided or by squeezing the sides of the plastic tube by hand. The unit is properly activated when the media has been released from the ampoule and the spore disc is in contact with the released media.


Each unit is labeled with lot number, expiration, manufacturer and species of organism. Unit has a process indicator on it to assist the user in distinguishing an exposed from an unprocessed unit.


The control unit should exhibit a color change to or toward yellow and/or turbidity. If the control unit does not show signs of growth, consider the test invalid.


A failed sterilization cycle is indicated by a color change to or toward yellow and/or turbidity. A test unit that retains its original purple color indicates that sterilization parameters have been met. ExpoSure® is manufactured and tested in accordance with ISO 11138 and current USP.