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gigasept® AF

gigasept® AF is an aldehyde-free preparation for cleaning and disinfection of medical devices (e.g. flexible and rigid endoscopes) and breathing masks.

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  • contains no aldehydes
  • suitable for flexible and rigid endoscopes
  • effective against bacteria, yeasts, enveloped viruses
  • fresh odor
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Fields of Application
 
gigasept® AF is for the manual cleaning and disinfection of surgical and thermolabile instruments such as flexible and rigid endoscopes and breathing masks.
Instructions for use
 
For professional use only.
gigasept® AF is a concentrate and is diluted with cold water to produce the desired application concentration. Dosage: depending on the degree of effectiveness 1% - 4%.
Application example: 1 litre of a 4 % working solution corresponds to 960 ml of water and 40 ml of gigasept® AF.
Place endoscopes and instruments for reprocessing in the gigasept® AF solution immediately after use. Ensure complete covering of the surfaces, also of hollow instruments, and allow to take effect. Rinse all instruments thoroughly after cleaning/ disinfection, using water of at least drinking water quality, or preferably sterile distilled water or fully deionised water, to completely remove residues of the solution. Please follow the reprocessing recommendations of the instrument manufacturers. National regulations may require that cleaning and disinfection are carried out in two separate process steps. Do not mix gigasept® AF with other disinfectants and cleaners. Not for final disinfection of semicritical and critical medical devices!
Standing time: The working solution can be used for 7 days, when used for the disinfection of previously cleaned instruments only. If the working solution is used for cleaning, national regulations may limit the timespan during which the solution may be used.
Microbiological efficacy
 
Efficacy Concentration Contact time
bactericidal
in accordance with VAH
- dirty conditions
1.5 % (15 ml/l) 60 min.
bactericidal
in accordance with VAH
- dirty conditions
4 % (40 ml/l) 15 min.
bactericidal
in accordance with VAH
- dirty conditions
3 % (30 ml/l) 30 min.
yeasticidal
in accordance with VAH
- dirty conditions
4 % (40 ml/l) 15 min.
yeasticidal
in accordance with VAH
- dirty conditions
1.5 % (15 ml/l) 60 min.
yeasticidal
in accordance with VAH
- dirty conditions
3 % (30 ml/l) 30 min.
virucidal against enveloped viruses
in accordance with DVV (German Registered Association for Combating Viral Diseases
- dirty conditions
1 % (10 ml/l) 15 min.
Product data
 
Composition:
100 g solution contain the following active ingredients: 15 g Didecyldimethylammoniumchloride, 10 g Phenoxypropanols, 6.9 g Amino alkyl glycine (2.1 g Amines, n-C10-16-Alkyltrimethylenedi-, reaction products with Chloroacetic acid, 4.8 g Betaines, C12-14-Alkyldimethyl).
Labelling according to regulation (EC) No. 648/2004:
15 % - 30 % non-ionic surfactants, perfumes


Chemical-physical data

Color:green
Viscosity, dynamic:not determined
Flash point:45 °C / Method : DIN 51755 Part 1
Form:liquid
Density:ca. 1,00 g/cm3 / 20 °C
pH:ca. 9,0 / 20 °C / concentrate
Special advice
 
Ultrasonic bath:
gigasept® AF can be used in ultrasonic bath. The concentration of use under high organic load (bactericidal, levurocidal, enveloped viruses incl. HIV, HBV, HCV) amounts 4 % at a contact time of 10 min.

Security advice:
Always read the label and product information before use.
Do not use this preparation after the expiration date lapses. With the use of 4 % solutions, irritation of the mucosa can occur with accidental contact to the eyes.

Interactions:
Danger of precipitation / discolouration / loss of efficacy if use solution or concentrate of gigasept® AF in to contact withother products or household cleaners (e.g. aldehyde-based products).
Information for order
 
ItemDelivery formItem no.
gigasept AF 2 l FL5/Cartonon request
gigasept AF 5 l KA1/Canisteron request
These products are not available in every country. For more information please contact our local subsidiary or distributor.
Application aids
 
Item Item no.
schülke dosing feeder 5 l / 10 l (20ml / stroke) 117101
Decanter funnel 117901
schülke tap for 5 l / 10 l can 135501
Can key for 5 + 10 l 135810
Environmental information
 
schülke manufactures products economically and with advanced, safe and environmentally friendly production processes while at the same time maintaining out high quality standards.
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