Bacillus pumilus Meyer and Gottheil (ATCC® 27142)

Strain Designations: E601 [CIP 77.25, NCIMB 10692, NCTC 10327]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Strain Designations E601 [CIP 77.25, NCIMB 10692, NCTC 10327]
Application
Ionizing radiation-sterilization control
Sterility assurance
Pharmaceutical and Personal Care
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Comments
This strain is recommended by ATCC for use in the tests described in U.S. Pharmacopeia, 23rd rev., <1211>, pp. 1976-1 981, 1995 where only the taxon is specified.
Radiation resistance of spores
Medium Medium 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Name of Depositor PM Borick
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--PM Borick<<--V. Chandler <<--- Ethicon Inc.
References

Pepper RE, et al. Relative resistances of microorganisms to cathode rays. III. Bacterial spores. Appl. Microbiol. 4: 149-152, 1956.

Borick PM, Fogarty MG. Effects of continuous and interrupted radiation on microorganisms. Appl. Microbiol. 15: 785-789, 1967. PubMed: 4963440

British Pharmacopoeia Commission Methods of sterilization. London, UK:British Pharmacopoeia Commission;British Pharmacopoeia Appendix XVIII, 2003

European Pharmacopoeia Commission Biological indicators of sterilization. Strasbourg, France:European Pharmacopoeia Commission;European Pharmacopoeia EP 5.1.2, 1997

Van Winkle W, et al. Proc. Int. Conf. Sterilization of Medical Products : 169-180, 1967.

Sterilization of single-use medical devices incorporating materials of animal origin--Validation and routine control of sterilization by liquid chemical sterilants. Geneva (Switzerland):International Organization for Standardization/ANSI;ISO ISO 14160:1998.

Sterilization of single-use medical devices incorporating materials of animal origin --- Validation and routine control of sterilization by liquid chemical sterilants, Annex A. London, UK:British Standards Institution;British Standard BS EN ISO 14160:1998.