Charcoal Transport Swabs, Black Cap

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Model Number: NH-11404

Brand: Niche Healthcare

Swab with Amies transport media and charcoal for bacterial culture.

Recommend for aerobic, facultative anaerobic, fastidious aerobic and anaerobic bacteria possibly exist in the wound, nose, throat, nasopharyngeal, vagina or urogenital and shin specimens especially suited for specimens containing Neisseria gonorrhoeae. It is used for transporting gonococcal specimens to the laboratory. An improved Amies medium containing charcoal, the charcoal on the media neutralises inhibitors and bacterial toxins, and prolong the viability of pathogenic organisms.
EO sterile or Gamma sterile.

Tube material: PP  
Stick / tip: plastic stick/viscose tip.
Package: single sterile paper blister pack.
Cap colour: black


  1. Odor Absorption:

    • Charcoal is known for its ability to absorb and neutralize odors. In healthcare settings, charcoal-infused swabs might be used for applications where odor control is important, such as wound care or oral care.
  2. Wound Care:

    • Charcoal has properties that may help absorb toxins and impurities. In wound care, charcoal-infused swabs might be used to clean wounds or absorb exudate, potentially contributing to a cleaner wound environment.
  3. Oral Care:

    • Charcoal is sometimes used in oral care products for its potential ability to absorb toxins and whiten teeth. Charcoal-infused swabs might be used for oral care applications, such as cleaning the mouth or applying oral treatments.
  4. Reduced Bacterial Growth:

    • Charcoal has been studied for its antimicrobial properties. If integrated into swabs, it might contribute to reducing bacterial growth on the swab itself or in the area of application.
  5. Toxin Absorption:

    • Charcoal is known for its ability to absorb certain toxins. In healthcare applications, charcoal-infused swabs might be used in scenarios where toxin absorption is a desired outcome, such as in the case of certain poisonings.
  6. Cosmetic and Skincare Applications:

    • Charcoal is commonly used in cosmetic and skincare products for its potential to absorb excess oil and impurities. Charcoal-infused swabs might be used for cosmetic applications, such as makeup removal or skin cleansing.
  7. Environmental Contaminant Removal:

    • Charcoal is effective in adsorbing a variety of substances. In specific healthcare environments, charcoal-infused swabs might be used for the removal of environmental contaminants from surfaces or skin.
  8. Easy Application:

    • Swabs are generally easy to use, providing a convenient and targeted application. Charcoal-infused swabs can be applied precisely to the desired area for maximum effectiveness.


Cat No. Description Qty/Case(pcs )
NH-11404 Amies W/Charcoal Transport Swabs ,black cap 1000


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