NAMSA Inc.

6750 Wales Road , 43619 Northwood, OH
USA

Telephone +1 419 662-4345
Fax +1 419 666-1715
knielsen@namsa.com

Trade fair hall

  • Hall 8a / S05
 Interactive Plan

Hall map

COMPAMED 2016 hall map (Hall 8a): stand S05

Fairground map

COMPAMED 2016 fairground map: Hall 8a

Our range of products

Product categories

  • 10  Equipment and technologies for laboratories and manufacturing
  • 10.02  Manufacturing equipment
  • 10.02.59  Sterility indicators, biological
  • 11  Manufacturing Services
  • 11.16  Forming
  • 11.16.30  Sterilisation services

Sterilisation services

  • 12  Packaging and print
  • 12.04  Labelling, bar coding, printing
  • 12.04.02  Inks, indicator

Our products

Product category: Sterility indicators, biological

Traditional SCBIs

Crosstex’ Traditional Self-Contained Biological Indicators (SCBIs) for monitoring steam sterilization consist of a durable polycarbonate vial with cap, a crushable glass ampoule with Tryptic Soy Broth (TSB) modified with pH indicator, and a disc inoculated with Geobacillus stearothermophilus spores.

- Reduced incubation time of 24 hours
- Visually distinct positive results indicated by the media transitioning from Purple to Yellow
- Chemical Indicator on label provides instant indication of exposure

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Product category: Sterility indicators, biological

Mini SCBIs

Crosstex’ Mini Self-Contained Biological Indicators (MSCBIs) for monitoring steam sterilization consist of a thermoplastic vial and a purple cap, a crushable glass ampoule with Tryptic Soy Broth (TSB) modified with pH indicator, and a disc inoculated with Geobacillus stearothermophilus spores.

Reduced incubation time of 24 hours
Visually distinct positive results indicated by the media transitioning from Purple to Yellow
Chemical Indicator on label provides instant indication of exposure

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Product category: Sterility indicators, biological

Spore Ampoules

Spore Ampoules are Self-Contained Biological Indicators for monitoring steam processes consisting of a hermetically sealed glass ampoule which contains modified Tryptic Soy Broth (TSB) with a pH indicator and Geobacillus stearothermophilus spores with a population level of 104, 105 or 106.

Reduced incubation time of 48 hours
Visually distinct positive results indicated by the media transitioning from Purple to Yellow
Saves time by eliminating aseptic culturing required with traditional spore strips
Negative controls are available separately

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Product category: Sterility indicators, biological

Traditional Spore Strips

Crosstex manufactures a full line of Biological Indicators (BIs) for use in monitoring steam sterilization processes. Biological Indicator Spore Strips for monitoring Steam processes consist of:

- An inoculated carrier, 6 mm x 30 mm spore strip
- Primary packaging of a glassine envelope or pouch
- Products are accompanied by a Certificate of Analysis and are certified with population, purity, and resistance characteristics (D value, z value, survival and kill where applicable)

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Product category: Inks, indicator

Sterilization Process Indicator Inks

Crosstex’ Eco Friendly Indicating Inks are water-based inks designed to monitor exposures to Ethylene Oxide, Steam, Hydrogen Peroxide (Plasma), Dry Heat and Steam-Formaldehyde sterilization processes. Crosstex Indicator Inks are used globally by manufacturers of pouches, labels, tapes, chemical indicators, films and many other applications to assist in the quality control process of verifying that the final product has been exposed to a sterilization process.

- Eco Friendly – non-toxic, 100% free of lead and other heavy metals
- Easy-to-Use – safe for printer/converter use, easy clean up and disposal
- Flexibility – available in a large selection of colors and works well with various printing processes and substrates
- Compliance & Testing Services – certified to the standard parameters outlined in the ISO 11140-1. Crosstex’ technical staff can help achieve desired Class compliance on the finished product
- Reliable Quality – comprehensive quality control procedures ensures consistent performance lot to lot Sterilization Process Indicator Inks

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About us

Company details

Beyond Contract Research, NAMSA is a medical research organization speeding product development for medical devices, IVDs, regenerative medicine and combination products. The world leader for medical device safety testing, NAMSA has expanded globally and added clinical, consulting and education services. Using its MRO® approach, NAMSA plays an important role in translational research, applying its unique combination of disciplines to move client’s products “from bench to bedside” more rapidly. NAMSA goes beyond simply improving communication or utilizing a single data management system...we involve key staff to optimize strategies and flawlessly execute tasks during each phase of your product development effort.

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