DEFEND+PLUS Sterilization Pouches – with Built-in Internal Indicator

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DEFEND+PLUS pouches are constructed with built-in, lead-free internal and external indicators, giving you peace of mind when it comes to the sterilization of your instruments.  The internal indicator ensures the correct sterilization temperature is reached where you really need it…..inside the instrument compartment. This eliminates the need for an internal indicator strip inside the pouch with your instruments. In addition, the external indicator will still change color when the optimal temperature is reached.

Awarded “Best Product 2010” by Dental Product Shopper and “Editors’ Choice” by the Dental Advisor.

200 per box 
SP-0150- 2.25″ X 4″
SP-0250- 2.25″ X 2.75″
SP-0350- 2″ X 7.75″
SP-0550- 2.75″ X 10″
SP-1500- 3.5″ X 5.25″
SP-2500- 3.5″ X 10″
SP-3500- 5.25″ X 10″
SP-4500- 7.5″ X 13″
SP-5500- 9″ X 15″
SP-8000-13″X 20″

1000 per box
SP-2150- 3.5″ X 10″












Can these be used in a dry heat sterilizer?

What is the shelf life of pouches / Do they have an expiration date?
We recommend using the pouches within 1 year from date of manufacture.

Do the pouches contain lead?

Does DEFEND have 2 ½ x 9 size?
We have a 2 ¾ x 10 pouch (SP-0550). Pouches that are similar in size are often a good alternate for the same application.

What is the ETO indicator for?
ETO is for those who use Ethylene Oxide Sterilization.

What color does the indicator turn to show the proper temperature has been reached (each indicator)? Top left is steam indicator which turns dark when temperature has been reached. Top right is for Ethylene and turns brown.

Is the size of the pouch the usable dimensions or the actual dimensions of the pouch?
Actual dimensions of the pouch.


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