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Stick Sponges are biocide-free cellulose sponges attached to a plastic handle and supplied in a sterile, leak-proof, tie-off bag. The sponges are pre-moistened and available in a variety of different diluents. Stick Sponge allows collection of a sample without directly handling the sponge, making it easier to reach into drains, pipes, and around equipment.

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Benefits

  • Makes it easy to reach into drains, pipes, and around equipment
  • Easy-to-release handle
  • Leak-proof, tie-off bag is easy to open 
  • Available pre-moistened in a variety of diluents or dry
  • Optional sterile gloves

Specifications

  • 1.5” x 3” biocide-free cellulose sponge
  •  Sterilized by gamma irradiation  
  •  2.5 mil., 22oz. bag
  •  Large write-on area for easy sample identification 
  • Available diluents:
    • Buffered Peptone Water
    • Neutralizing Buffer
    • Letheen Broth
    • Also available dry
  • Shelf life:
    • 5 years for sponges without media
    • 12-18 months for sponges with media 
    • Store at room or refrigerated temperatures (2-25°C)

 

Catalog No.

Catalog No.

Description

Qty

 

SS100BPW 

Stick Sponge, 1.5” x 3” Sponge w/10mL Buffered Peptone Water Broth, 22 oz., 10 bags of 10 

100

 

SS100BPWG 

Stick Sponge, 1.5” x 3” Sponge w/10mL Buffered Peptone Water Broth, 22 oz., 10 bags of 10 with gloves     

100

 

SS100NB 

Stick Sponge, 1.5” x 3” Sponge w/10mL Neutralizing Buffer, 22 oz., 10 bags of 10 

100

 

SS100NBG 

Stick Sponge, 1.5” x 3” Sponge w/10mL Neutralizing Buffer, 22 oz., 10 bags of 10 with gloves 

100 

 

SS100LET 

Stick Sponge, 1.5” x 3” Sponge w/10mL Letheen Broth, 22 oz., 10 bags of 10 

100 

 

SS100LETG 

Stick Sponge, 1.5” x 3” Sponge w/10mL Letheen Broth, 22 oz., 10 bags of 10 with gloves 

100 

 

SS100 

Stick Sponge, 1.5” x 3” Sponge, dry, 22 oz., 10 bags of 10 

100 

 

SS100G 

Stick Sponge, 1.5” x 3” Sponge, dry, 22 oz., 10 bags of 10 with gloves 

100