The Puritan 25-800 A 50 Calcium Alginate Tipped Applicator is a sterile applicator that has a miniature calcium alginate tip with a aluminum handle. The tip of this applicator is a medical grade calcium alginate material, which contains no fatty acids that may be inhibitory to many strains of bacteria. It's bonded to a thin flexible aluminum handle and perfect for medical, veterinary, and diagnostic environments for task's like specimen collection, veterinary care, ophthamlmology, pediatrics, and wound care. The 25-800 A 50 Nasopharyngeal swab is CE marked for medical use and meets FDA GMP's, ISO 9001:2008, and ISO 13485:2003 standards.
The Calcium alginate material is derived from seaweed. This material contains no fatty acids that may be inhibitory to many strains of bacteria. The alginate fibers are slowly dissolved by body fluids and tissues while any remaining fibers will be eliminated quickly.
Benefits & Features of the Puritan 25-800 A 50 Sterile Calcium Alginate Tipped Applicator: