Micro-Cide 28 HLD High Level Disinfecting Solution

Micro-Cide™ 28 HLD is a 3% glutaraldehyde solution with attached powder activator. Once activated, Micro-Cide™ 28 HLD can be used for 28 days to provide high level disinfection or sterilization, providing the solution is above the 1.8% minimum effective concentration and is used according to directions for use.

  • Works Fast. Achieves high level disinfection in 25 minutes. Works nearly twice as fast as the leading glutaraldehyde.
  • Long Lasting. Once activated, can be used for 28 days providing directions for use are followed.
  • Moderate pH. Compatible with heat sensitive scopes.
  • Color Indicator. When the powdered activator is added, the solution turns green in color to indicate it is ready for use
Micro-Cide 28 HLD High Level Disinfecting Solution
Micro-Cide 28 HLD High Level Disinfecting Solution Micro-Cide 28 HLD High Level Disinfecting Solution Micro-Cide 28 HLD High Level Disinfecting Solution

PREPARATION OF SOLUTION
Activation: Activate Micro-Scientific™ Micro-Cide ™ 28 HLD by adding the entire contents of the activator vial which is
attached to the Micro-Scientific™ Micro-Cide ™ 28 HLD container. Shake well. When activated, solution changes color to
green. Record the date of activation on the indicated space, in a log book or on a label affixed to any secondary container
used for the activated solution. See the Package Insert for additional instructions and information regarding the activated
solution.

Micro-Scientific ™ Micro-Cide ™ 28 HLD is intended for use in manual bucket and tray systems made from polypropylene,
ABS, polyethylene, glass filled polypropylene or specially molded polycarbonate plastics Micro-Scientific™ Micro-Cide ™
28 HLD SHOULD NOT BE DILUTED.


PREPARATION OF DEVICES
Thoroughly clean devices to be disinfected according to device manufacturer's instructions. Blood and other body fluids
must be thoroughly cleaned from surfaces, lumens and objects before application of Micro-Scientific™ Micro-Cide ™ 28
HLD. See the Package Insert for additional instructions and information regarding preparation of devices.


STERILIZATION
Immerse device in Micro-Scientific™ Micro-Cide ™ 28 HLD activated solution and fill any device channels with solution,
being careful to remove all air from any device channel. The device should remain in contact with Micro-Scientific™
Micro-Cide ™ 28 HLD solution at 77° F 25° C) for at least 10 hours. Remove device from the solution using aseptic
technique, drain the channels and rinse according to the following directions. Sterile Water Rinsing: Following immersion
in the Micro-Scientific™ Micro-Cide ™ 28 HLD, thoroughly rinse the device by immersing in three separate copious
volumes of sterile water for a minimum of one minute while flushing all channels. Use fresh portions of water for each
rinse. See the Device Manufacturer's Instructions for additional information about rinsing the device. See the Package
Insert for additional instructions and information regarding sterilization with Micro-Scientific™ Micro-Cide ™ 28 HLD.


HIGH LEVEL DISINFECTION
Immerse device in Micro-Scientific™ Micro-Cide ™ 28 HLD solution and fill any device channels with solution, being
careful to remove all air from any device channel. The device should remain in contact with Micro-Scientific™ Micro-Cide ™ 28 HLD solution at 77° F (25° C) for at least 25 minutes. Remove device from the solution, drain the channels and
rinse according to the following directions. Rinsing: Following immersion in Micro-Scientific™ Micro-Cide ™ 28 HLD,
thoroughly rinse the device by immersing in three separate copious volumes of water for a minimum of one minute while
flushing all channels. Use fresh portions of water for each rinse. See the Device Manufacturer's Instructions for additional
information about rinsing the device. See the Package Insert for additional instructions and information regarding High
Level Disinfection with Micro-Scientific™ Micro-Cide ™ 28 HLD.


REUSE
Micro-Scientific™ Micro Cide ™ 28 HLD may be reused for a maximum of 28 days provided the minimum effective
concentration of 1.8% glutaraldehyde, time and temperature are maintained. Cold SteriLog ™ 2.1% Glutaraldehyde
Monitor* should be used before each use of Micro-Scientific™ Micro-Cide ™ 28 HLD solution to determine the
glutaraldehyde concentration is above the minimum effective concentration of 1/8%*.


*Cold SteriLog ™ is a trademark of the 3 M corporation. The Cold SteriLog ™ 2.1% Glutaraldehyde Monitor has been verified for use with Micro-Scientific™ Micro-Cide ™ 28 HLD and provides a "margin of safety" above the Minimum Effective Concentration of 1.8%

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