Disposable Inoculating Loops, Needles and Spreaders

Accurate analysis of sample growth starts with proper specimen set up.

Plastic Loops and Needles (2)

For specimen handling in Microbiology, loops, needles and spreaders are essential tools used in a variety of important tasks.

For specimen handling in Microbiology, loops, needles and spreaders are essential tools used in a variety of important tasks.

While some laboratories opt for reusable NiChrome Wire Loops, many prefer the convenience of sterile plastic disposable loops for specimen set up, especially for planting and streaking specimens under a safety hood.

  • Convenient sterile single-use loops.
  • Eliminates the risk of aerosol production.
  • No potential cross contamination due to improper sterilization.
  • Accurate volume delivery is ensured with no risk of being encrusted with carbonized material that results from repeated flaming.

COPAN’s wide range of products offers a solution for every Microbiologist and task!

  • 1µl and 10µl loops are available with rigid or more flexible medical-grade plastic to accommodate different tasks and any user’s handling style.
  • Color coded for instant selection of the right tool.
  • Designed to be free of lubricants, oils and electrostatic charges to ensure precise loop surface tension that facilitates accurate draw and dispense volume.
  • Precision molded, ultra-smooth loops have no rough plastic edges or burrs and will not gouge agar medium when performing delicate tasks.
  • Certified accuracy using industry standard Evans Blue Dye Method, with calibration certificate in every box of loops.
  • Unique, ergonomic hexagonal shaft which allows for a more precise indexing when streaking plates.
  • T or L shape spreaders are ideal for evenly spreading bacterial cultures.
  • High-quality inoculation needles are ideal for picking single colonies.
  • Gamma radiation sterilized.