DISINTEK OPA Test Strips

Package Size: 1 kit with 2 bottles of 50 strips
 
DISINTEK OPA Test StripsSerim® DISINTEK™ OPA Test Strips are chemical indicators for use in determining whether the concentration of ortho-phthalaldehyde, the active ingredient in CIDEX® OPA Solution and MetriCide® OPA Plus™ Solution, is above or below the established minimum effective concentration (MEC) of 0.3%.
 
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Price: $160.50

Test Range:
The color developed on the Serim DISINTEK OPA Test Strip indicator pad indicates whether the concentration of ortho-phthalaldehyde in the disinfectant solution is above or below the MEC of 0.3%.

FAIL - the color of the indicator pad is blue; indicating the concentration of ortho-phthalaldehyde is at or below the 0.3% MEC.

PASS - the color of the indicator pad is similar to or greener than the PASS color block; indicating the concentration of ortho-phthalaldehyde is above the 0.3% MEC.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE:

Directions for CIDEX® OPA:

1.    Immerse entire indicator pad of test strip into solution of CIDEX OPA for a full twenty (20) seconds.

2.    Remove strip and touch the long edge on a paper towel to remove excess OPA solution.

3.    Lay strip, pad side up, on a paper towel.

4.    Wait an additional forty (40) seconds [after the twenty (20) second immersion in CIDEX OPA], then interpret results by comparing the color of the indicator pad to the color block.

 

Directions for MetriCide® OPA PLUS™:

1.    Immerse entire indicator pad of test strip into solution of MetriCide OPA PLUS for a full five (5) seconds.

2.    Remove strip and touch the long edge on a paper towel to remove excess OPA solution.

3.    Lay strip, pad side up, on a paper towel.

4.    Wait an additional fifty-five (55) seconds [after the five (5) second immersion in MetriCide OPA Plus], then interpret results by comparing the color of the indicator pad to the color block.

 

INTERPRETATION OF RESULTS:

PASS - the indicator pad is similar to or greener than the PASS color block

FAIL - the indicator pad is blue.
 
 
 
 
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