MagnaAmp® is a self-contained biological indicator ampoule for monitoring steam sterilization of liquids in ampoules, large containers, or washer sterilizers.

The MagnaAmp biological indicator ampoules contain Geobacillus stearothermophilus spores and a specially-formulated culture medium that turns a dramatic yellow if spores grow. The small (1ml) MagnaAmp® provides:

  • Results within 48-hours
  • Easy visual confirmation
  • No laboratory required
Technical Specifications
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Technical Specifications

MagnaAmp® Biological Indicator

Storage: Refrigerate at 2-8°C

Expiration: 18 months from date of manufacture

Certification: MagnaAmp® biological indicators are traceable to a recognized culture collection and certified for population, D-value, Z-value, Fo value and performance.

G. stearothermophilus

Incubation 48 hours at 55 – 600C
Population 104 105 106
Units 50 50 50




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