Indicon Gel – Biofilm Detecting Gel

Indicon Gel
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Indicon Gel

Indicon Gel is a rapid biological hygiene indicator specifically designed to identify the presence of biofilm on surfaces. When the product comes into contact with biofilm, Indicon Gel rapidly produces white micro-bubbles/foam within 2 minutes, providing a visual indicator of potential harborage niches.

• Rapidly detects the presence of invisible biofilm harborage niches
• Provides a cost-effective, quick visual indication of the presence of biofilm on a surface which may contain microorganisms such as Listeria, Escherichia coli (E. coli) or Salmonella
• Perfect for “seek and destroy” missions

Easy and Safe to Use:
• Easy, ready to use spray gel, no mixing needed
• Allows for detection on large surface areas
• Reaches niches a swab cannot
• Micro-bubble reaction is readily visible on a variety
of surfaces
• Not regulated for transport
• Freely rinsable

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the Characteristics of Indicon?


Form: Liquid
Color: Blue
Odor: Characteristic
Odor threshold: Not determined.
pH-value: 5.0±0.5

What Types of Surfaces Is Indicon Gel Recommended For?

Material Compatibility
Al 1100 compatible
Al 5052 compatible
Al 3003 compatible
Carbon Steel compatible
SS 304 compatible
SS 316 compatible
HDPE compatible
LDPE compatible
Polypropylene compatible
PVC compatible
Teflon (PTFE) compatible
Delrin (Acetyl) compatible
Lexan (Polycarbonate) compatible
Makrolon (Polycarbonate) compatible
PET (Mylar) compatible
Viton compatible
BUNA-N compatible
Bronze |Minor staining on surfaces| semi-compatible
Copper |Staining on surfaces| not-compatible
Brass |Staining on surfaces| not-compatible
Natural Rubber |Tackiness and staining on surfaces| not-compatible
Galvanized Steel |Corrosion| not-compatible

What's the Active Ingredient of Indicon Gel?

Indicon Gel is not a disinfectant, but the proprietary formula utilizes hydrogen peroxide to help create visible bubbles.

What are the Storage and Disposal Directions?

Precautions for safe handling:
Ensure good ventilation/exhaustion at the workplace.
Open and handle receptacle with care.
Avoid splashes or spray in enclosed areas.
Keep out of reach of children.
Information about protection against explosions and fires: No special measures required.

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