Sterility Assurance and Monitoring

STERIS sterility assurance monitoring products provide the assurance you need to be confident in your sterilization processes. Whether using a steam, ethylene oxide (EO), or vaporized hydrogen peroxide sterilization process, STERIS's portfolio of sterility assurance products including biological indicators, chemical indicators, Bowie-Dick test packs, and more are designed to provide critical information about the sterilizer and the sterilization process.

Biological Indicators

Biological Indicators

For routine monitoring, product testing and qualification of steam, EO, and vaporized hydrogen peroxide sterilization processes

Chemical Indicators

Internal chemical indicator strips and challenge packs capture sterilization or disinfection parameter failures through immediate results, while external indicator tapes and labels provide confirmation that a pack has been exposed to the sterilization process and helps distinguish between processed and unprocessed packs.


Air Removal Test/Bowie-Dick Test

Air Removal/Bowie-Dick Tests evaluate the performance of prevacuum sterilizers by confirming adequate air removal from the sterilizer chamber

Reusable Test Packs

Reusable Test Packs

Designed to challenge vacuum assisted steam sterilizers, these reusable test packs offer environmental and budgetary benefits

Record Keeping

Record Keeping and Labeling

Envelopes, forms, record cards and labels to quickly document common sterilization, high level disinfection and cleaning processes