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3M Attest Mini Auto-reader 490M Quick Reference Guide 2020.

Quick Reference Guide

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Sterilisation Solutions  3M™ Attest™ Mini Auto-reader 490M System* Quick Reference Guide BI Preparation and Use for Tabletop Sterilisers  10  mins  1  Assemble PCD  Create a Process Challenge Device (PCD)by placing a BI** and a chemical integrator in representative packaging.  2 Place  Place PCD in a full load in the location recommended by steriliser manufacturer.  3 Process  4 Cool  3 Inspect  4 Incubate  Run sterilisation cycle.  After completion of cycle, retrieve PCD, remove BI and allow BI to cool 10 minutes prior to activation.  BI Activation and Incubation  1  Crush  Squeeze BI in activator to close cap and crush media ampoule.  2 Flick  Remove BI and flick wrist to ensure media flows to growth chamber.  Verify media has transferred to BI growth chamber at the vial bottom.  Place activated BI in any well. Display shows remaining minutes of incubation or test results. DO NOT REMOVE BI until the (+) or (-) symbol indicates the test is complete.  Interpretation of 3M™ Sterilisation Assurance Core Products 3M™ Attest™ Biological Indicator 1492V  3M™ Attest™ Steam Chemical Integrator 1243  3M™ Comply™ Indicator Tape 1322  3M™ Comply™ Indicator Tape 1355  Unexposed  Unexposed  Unprocessed  Acceptable Exposed  Acceptable Exposed  Acceptable Processed PASS  After processing, indicator stripes turn dark-brown/black.  After processing, indicator stripes turn dark-brown/black.  Unexposed  1492V  Acceptable Exposed  1492V After processing, indicator on cap turns light brown or darker.  Unacceptable Processed FAIL  3M™ Attest™ Mini Auto-reader 490M Positive Control BI Each day a processed BI is incubated, activate and incubate an unprocessed BI as a positive control. The control BI should be from the same lot code as the processed BI.  Results After Incubation If the color bar crosses into the ACCEPT region, it is considered a pass. If the color bar is in the REJECT region or on the line, it is considered a fail.  Control BI: Positive (+) Acceptable Processed BI: Negative (-) Acceptable Sterilisation Processed BI: Positive (+) Failed Sterilisation  Remaining Incubation Minutes  3M Australia Pty Ltd Medical Solutions Division Bldg A, 1 Rivett Road North Ryde NSW 2113  3M New Zealand Limited Medical Solutions Division 94 Apollo Drive Rosedale Auckland 0632  Phone Web  Phone Web  1300 363 878 www.3M.com.au/healthcare  0800 80 81 82 www.3M.co.nz/healthcare  3M, Attest and Comply are trademarks of 3M. Please recycle. Printed in Australia. © 3M 2020. All rights reserved. AV011483516  *Refer to 3M™ Attest™ Mini Auto-reader 490M Operator Manuals and 3M™ Attest™ Biological Indicator 1492V Instructions for Use for complete instructions and other important information. Refer to the Instructions for Use for complete instructions and other important information related to the use of all other 3M products included in this Guide. **Refer to the indications for use provided in the biological indicator Instructions for Use. The indications for use should align with the sterilisation cycle to be monitored.
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