Washer Disinfector Weekly Test
£40.50 excl. VAT
These tests check that the pre-treatment plant supplying the final rinse water (such as softeners, and reverse osmosis units) are working correctly and that there is no bacterial contamination in the rinse water which could contaminate the medical devices.
Each pack contains a 1 x 500ml and 1 x 1 litre sterile bottles and full instructions. The bottles have additional sodium thiosulphate to neutralise chlorine disinfectant and ensure accurate results.
Our laboratory will test the samples for:-
- Total Hardness
- Total Viable Count (TVC)
Contact AquaCert at least 24 hours before you fill the bottle so that we can arrange for a courier to collect it from your property.
There is no cost for the courier collection, AquaCert has national contracts with several courier companies to ensure samples are picked up and delivered to the laboratory.
The cost of this product includes the following:-
- Instructions on filling the sample bottle(s).
- Details on when to contact AquaCert (at least 24 hours before taking the sample) to arrange sample pick-up.
- A courier collection from your selected address to our laboratory.
- Laboratory analysis.
- Certificate of analysis.
- Interpretation of the results and the level of risk (if the sample shows elevated TVC counts or high hardness/conductivity levels).
- Recommendations on how to reduce the risk.
To conform with UKAS, we must receive the water sample within 24 hours and during that period the sample should be maintained at approx. 4°C – this is why AquaCert only use dedicated couriers. The pack is sent out in a transit box which has ice packs and insulation to ensure your returning sample remains compliant throughout the journey.
(If transit boxes are not returned you will be invoiced £34.00 + VAT to cover its replacement).
In addition to the cost of the test, AquaCert Ltd charge the current postage rate to send the pack out to your selected address.
Laboratory incubation is 2 days and the results are available within 1-2 working days after incubation completes.
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