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OfflineYellowSubmarine
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Sterile Syringes
    #1083552 - 11/25/02 03:56 AM (14 years, 18 days ago)

Hey all-

I just made three syringes. I put the cap into a 1/2 pint jar. The jar sat in the oven at 350 degrees for 30 minutes and cooled before I put the cap in. After 2 days, the cap was quickly removed. I then took three syringes and drew in boiling water, then wrapped the syringes in foil and threw them into the foil to cook up for an hour. Let them cool in the fridge for 30 minutes then squirted the water into the jar and mixed it all up by swirling the jar around. I drew up the spores and voila. Question is, how sterile do you have to be when making syringes. Are the problems with contamination as equal as the contamination possibilites once innocluating?? Can little bacteria get up inside the syringe, hang out then attack your cakes??? Has this happened to anyone?

just a little paranoid


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Re: Sterile Syringes [Re: YellowSubmarine]
    #1083665 - 11/25/02 05:27 AM (14 years, 18 days ago)

Were your syringes used? If so, you may have wanted to draw boiling water a few times then let it sit until it cools. You did let them cool right?

If they were sealed and sterile in the first place, your fine.


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Re: Sterile Syringes [Re: pleezr]
    #1083678 - 11/25/02 05:44 AM (14 years, 18 days ago)

they weren't used and yeah I let them cool in the fridge for like 30 minutes


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Re: Sterile Syringes [Re: YellowSubmarine]
    #1086800 - 11/26/02 06:05 AM (14 years, 17 days ago)

If you are using new sterile syringes. I would recomend sterilizing your water in a pressure cooker and letting it cool to room temperature normally. Whether you boil it or sterilize it, I dont think putting clean water in to a dirty refigerator is such a good idea. The syringes are already clean and sterile, dont go through the trouble of sterilizing the syringes themselves unless they have been used and are being resused.

Just a tip


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