The Science

It is more critical than ever for food processing and food service facilities to take extra precautions to protect against unseen microbial threats. Rapid detection of microbial “hot spots” is essential to sanitation verification and quality assurance. A rapid biological hygiene indicator, Sterilex’s Indicon Gel is a quick and accurate way to make the invisible… visible.

Indicon Gel provides a simple, cost-effective, rapid visual indication of the presence of biofilm on a surface. Biofilm may contain harmful pathogens such as Listeria, Escherichia coli (E.coli) or Salmonella, making it imperative to identify, remove and control. When Indicon Gel comes in contact with biofilm, it rapidly produces white micro-bubbles/foam within 2 minutes, providing a visual indicator of potential harborage niches.


Rapid Biofilm Detection

  • 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 area
  • Reaches and flows into niches a micro-swab cannot
  • Micro-bubble reaction is readily visible on a variety of surfaces
  • Not regulated for transport
  • Freely rinsable
Learn more about Indicon Gel.