Irradiated-Beddingirradiated-bedding-productIRRADIATED BEDDING

Irradiation dosage 15 kGy minimum internal dose
Certificate of Irradiation available for all lots
Proven performance for micro-isolator cage systems – 750 cu. in. Aspen Shavings
Double-walled packaging preserves sterility of inner contents

Packaging Specifications

  • 2.2 cu. ft. Beta Chip
  • 2.2 cu. ft. Aspen Chip
  • 2.2 cu. ft. Alpha Chip
  • 750 cu. in. Aspen Shavings
  • 5.0 cu. ft. Aspen Shavings

Process Description

Product is filled in packages that incorporate a barrier to prevent infiltration of air and preserve post-irradiated sterility. The 750 cu. in. shavings bags are vacuum packed and placed in a protective a protective case bag. Other packages are securely stretch-wrapped and palletized.

All product receives a lot number and is sent for sterilization. Irradiation sterilization indicators, which have been placed on all case packages, will turn from yellow/orange to red.

Upon receipt of product, the researcher can verify the irradiation process by the color of the indicator dot and can be assured of the package integrity by the presence of the vacuum and/or heat-seal.

Laboratory Analysis

Performed annually; results are available upon request
Consistently meets or exceeds industry standard contaminant specifications for contact bedding


All manufacturing facilities are GMP and HACCP certified for quality assurance


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