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    3M™ Attest™ Vaporized Hydrogen Peroxide (VH2O2) Tri-Metric Chemical Indicator, Type 4

    3M continues to lead the way with chemical indicators (CIs). 3M™ Attest™ Vaporized Hydrogen Peroxide Tri-Metric Chemical Indicator 1348/1348E provides a higher level of quality assurance for monitoring VH2O2 sterilization processes compared to all Type 1 and Type 4 VH2O2 CIs tested.1

    • Easy-to-read "accept" and "reject" zones and clearly shows progression of response to critical variables
    • More accurately measures failures than any other CI tested2
    • More color stable than all competitive VH2O2 CIs tested and won't change color before sterilization under ambient light for eight weeks2

    Standardize to 3M's full system of VH2O2 sterilization assurance products; VH2O2 CIs, BIs and indicator tape have consistent blue-toward-pink color change.

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    3M™ Attest™ Steam Chemical Integrators, Type 5

    Choose the product that's easiest to find and easiest to read when compared to other Type 5 chemical integrators tested.4,5

    • Indicated as easiest to read result by 66% of operating room (OR) nurses/central sterile services department (CSSD) managers5
    • Preferred overall by 76% of OR professionals when compared to leading competitors' Type 5 chemical integrators tested3
    • Fast and easy-to-read — shows progression across red "reject" and green "accept" zones
    • Robust technical design tested against extreme steam sterilization cycles across the world

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1) Kirk B. Detecting vaporized hydrogen peroxide sterilization (VH2O2) process failures in clinical settings using chemical indicators.Zentr Steril.2020;28(6):334–343.
2) 3M data on file.
3) Accessed from the 510(k) Premarket Notification Database on April 28, 2023.
4) Based on 3M-commissioned Gestalt survey of U.S. OR professionals with CIs placed in an actual instrument tray, shown to respondents in images of simulated-use conditions.
5) Based on 3M-commissioned Gestalt survey of U.S. OR professionals, with CIs exposed to a steam sterilization cycle, shown to respondents in images of simulated-use conditions.
6) Preference based on 3M-commissioned Gestalt survey of US OR professionals (n=160) when comparison products are similarly priced, commercially available, and perform as intended.
7) ISO 11140-1:2014 and ANSI/AAMI ST79:2017.

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