The Puritan 25-1000 1PD Polyester Tipped Applicator is a sterile applicator that has a miniature tapered polyester tip with a plastic handle. The tip of this applicator is a non-absorbent medical-grade polyester fiber that contains no fatty acids or latent sugars. It's bonded securely to a tapered scored plastic handle with an aqueous based adhesive and perfect for diagnostic and medical environments for task's like cell collection for DNA testing, recovery of micro-organisms and fluid, and diagnonstic speciment collection. The 25-1000 1PD polyester tip applicator is CE marked for medical use and meets FDA GMP's, ISO 9001:2008, and ISO 13485:2003 standards (certificate of compliance is available with each shipment upon request).
The polyester material is a synthetic spun fiber that is made from a polymer and has been tested and validated for use in specimen collections for applications like microbiology, rapid test diagnostics, and PCR analysis. This material provides excellent collection and release properties and is not absorbent. Puritan purchases only in the finest-grade spun-polyester fiber material in bales and then card it themselves.