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gigasept® instru AF

Aldehyde-free disinfection and cleaning of surgical instruments and anaesthetic equipment
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  • aldehyde-free
  • meets the European standards
  • excellent cleaning performance
  • fresh and pleasant smell
  • shortened contact time with ultrasonic
  • very good material compatibility
  • excellent cleaning power
  • innovative agent combination effective against bacteria (incl. mycobacterium terrae) and fungi
  • use solution stable for 7 days

 

gigasept® instru AF is an aldehyde-free disinfectant and cleaner for instruments of any kind (Except for flexible endoscope). Thanks to its excellent cleaning performance – especially in an ultrasonic bath – and its comprehensive microbiological efficacy, gigasept® instru AF offers all important product features for instrument reprocessing in hospitals and practices.

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Application areas
 

Suitable for manual disinfecting pre-cleaning and manual disinfection of thermostable and thermolabile instruments of all types (excluding flexible endoscopes).

It can also be combined with gigazyme® for heavily soiled medical instruments for cleaning effects.

Compatibility of materials
 

gigasept® instru AF is suitable for materials such as: 

  • metals
  • rubber 
  • glass 
  • porcelain 
  • plastics (suitable for polycarbonate to a limited extent)
Application concentrations/ Contact times
 
Efficacy 5 min 15 min 30 min 60 min
Bactericidal, fungicidal, tuberculocidal
3% 2% 1.5%
Enveloped viruses (incl. HIV, HBV, HCV) 0.5%


Adenovirus


4%
Papovavirus (SV40)


4%
In Ultrasound: bacteria, fungi, enveloped viruses 3%


Example: In order to prepare 1 l of a 3 % stock solution, 30 ml concentrate are added to 970 ml water.

Instructions for use
 

Application methods

gigasept® instru AF is supplied as a concentrate and can be easily
diluted with water to obtain the concentrations indicated in the
tables.( Please refer to product information pdf at the Download section for more detailed instruction and dosage) Do not exceed contact times or application concentrations.

After contact time, rinse all disinfected items thoroughly with running water. Due to its cationic nature gigasept® instru AF should not be mixed with non-approved cleaners.

Lifetime

gigasept® instru AF has a lifetime of 7 days. In case of heavy soiling, early renewal of the solution is recommended.

Ultrasonic cleaning

gigasept® instru AF is particularly suitable for use in ultrasonic devices. The chemical stability of the product is maintained in this process. Studies have shown that very good cleaning can be achieved with gigasept® instru AF after only a few seconds. Reference reports can be provided on request. Moreover, the stock solution should not be heated above 40 °C and should be renewed at least twice a day.

Interactions

If stock solutions and concentrates of gigasept® instru AF come into contact with other products (especially ones containing aldehyde), precipitations/discolouration/losses of efficacy are possible. Therefore, any mixture with other products is to be avoided.

We therefore recommend rinsing all application aids and tubs thoroughly before using gigasept® instru AF for the first time.

Microbiological efficacy
 

gigasept® instru AF is effective against:

  • Bacteria (incl. M. terrae) 
  • fungi 
  • enveloped viruses (incl. HIV, HBV, HCV) 
  • Adenovirus
  • papovaviruses (SV 40) 
Product data
 

Active agents: 100 g contain:
14 g cocospropylendiaminguanidin diacetate, 35 g phenoxypropanol, 2.5 g benzalkonium chloride.

Labelling according to Regulation (EC) 648/2004:
5 – 15 % non-ionic surfactants, perfumes.

Further ingredients: Solubilisers, pH regulators, corrosion
inhibitors, colourings.

Labelling according to EC directives
 

C: Corrosive.

N: Dangerous for the environment

R34: Causes burns.

R50: Very toxic to aquatic organisms.

S26: In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.

S36/37/39: Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.

S45: In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).

S61: Avoid release to the environment. Refer to special instructions/safety data sheets.

Special advice
 

ALWAYS READ THE LABEL AND USE ONLY AS DIRECTED.

For external use only.  Do not swallow.

Avoid contact with eyes. If in eyes, rinse well with water..

Do not mix with detergents or other chemicals.

Do not use after the expiry date.

Information for ordering
 
Item Delivery form Item no.
gigasept® instru AF 2 L 5 btls / Carton 107 413

Contact

Schülke & Mayr (Asia) Sdn. Bhd.

Block A, Plaza Glomac
Lot A-06-01 & A-06-02
No. 6, Jalan SS7/19
47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Phone: +603 7885 8020
Fax: +603 7885 8021
Email: mail.my@schuelke.com