Cidex® OPA High Level Disinfectant
Since its introduction in 1999, thousands of healthcare facilities around the world have been using CIDEX® OPA Solution every day to safely high-level disinfect instruments, flexible endoscopes, and other medical devices.
✔ Glutaraldehyde-free – Non-carcinogenic and effective against glutaraldehyde-resistant mycrobacteria
✔ Effective – achieves high-level disinfection in 5 minutes at 20°C.
✔ Fast-acting – fast turnaround of reprocessed instruments.
✔ Long-lasting efficacy – reusable for up to 14 days when monitored with CIDEX® OPA Test Strips.
✔ Easy-to-use – solution with low odor – requires no activation or mixing.
✔ Safe to use for healthcare professionals – low vapor pressure for minimal inhalation exposure risk, ready-to-use solution reduces handling.
CIDEX® OPA Solution provides a broad-spectrum activity against bacteria, mycobacteria, viruses and fungi.
CIDEX® OPA Solution offers excellent materials compatibility and can therefore be used to disinfect a wide range of medical instruments made of aluminum, brass, copper, stainless steel, plastics, elastomers and dental materials.
▶ USE-LIFE: Up to 14 days
▶ SHELF-LIFE: 24 months
▶ STORAGE INFORMATION: 15-30°C
▶ OPEN BOTTLE SHELF LIFE: 75 days
CIDEX® Test Strips provide a rapid and easy measure of the minimum effective concentration (MEC) to enable an optimal reuse of CIDEX® Activated Glutaraldehyde Solution and CIDEX®OPA Solution.
The minimum effective concentration (MEC) required for high-level disinfection should be tested with the appropriate CIDEX® Test Strip prior to each usage, to check each CIDEX®Solution efficiently destroys microorganisms.