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TST Control Strips

These TST Control strips are for use with autoclave systems. The TST stands for Time, Steam and Temperature. These are three critical parameter which need to be achieved to guarantee the effectiveness of the sterilisation process. These test strips are chemical indicators and gives instantaneous results. These types of control strips are easy to use and can be used by variety of staff with minimal training. It gives a visual reading of colour change and interpretation of results. You should regularly carry out these indicators in your autoclave to ensure that is working correctly and efficiently.

TST Control Strips

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Product Name Price Qty
TST Control Strips-Strips 3.5min
£13.99
126 TST Control Strips-Strips Classic 50 11min
£30.99
TST Control Strips-Strips 15min
£14.99
These efficiency test strips are ideal for use in autoclave systems and ensuring they are always delivering optimum performance during the preparation process. If your autoclave machine is functioning properly, it can easily mean that your equipment and instruments are not thoroughly clean and ready for use in the tattoo process. If you use these items with a client, you are putting both your own personal health and safety at risk as well as that of the client. It can also mean that you risk cross-contamination between clients, as well as spreading the possible bacteria, infection, viruses and blood borne pathogens throughout the studio. These test strips change colour from yellow to a blue or purple hue when exposed to critical parameters. These strips are available in three different options as well as separate quantities to order. The types we stock include 3.5 min, 11 min and 15 min. They are available in rolls of 50 or 100. By carrying out weekly checks of your autoclave and sterilisation processes, you can have peace of mind that you are doing everything correctly to protect both your staff and the clients that enter your studio.

Standard Parcel Delivery Service – UK

Delivery is free for all orders within the UK Mainland and for all areas outside of this delivery is charged at cost.

All orders placed by 7pm Monday – Friday will be despatched same day and will normally be delivered the next working day within England, Wales and Scotland (excluding Highlands and Islands).  Areas outside of this will normally take 2 days. Orders received on Saturday and Sunday will be despatched  the next working day.

Shipments are made by UPS unless the total package is under £25 in value (before VAT), under 2 kilograms (packed weight) AND smaller than 61mm x 460mm x 460mm in which case it is sent via Royal Mail

European & Rest of World Delivery

Delivery is charged at cost on all orders and will normally take 2-3 days.

All orders placed by 6pm Monday – Friday  will be despatched the same day. Orders received on Saturday and Sunday will be despatched on the next working day.

Shipment is made by UPS Standard road delivery.

Duty Payments

Products delivered to some destinations, mainly outside the EU, may be subject to taxes, fees, levies or other charges, which are imposed by local legislation. The recipient of the product is responsible for these fees, including import duty and customs duty which are generally requested by the carrier.

Special Items

There are a number of special that are not held in stock but ordered when you place your order.  These special items are identified on the website.  You will be notified of a delivery date on these once you have placed your order. 

Returns Policy

Barber DTS offer a comprehensive policy for unwanted or damaged goods.  Please go to our Returns Policy page for more details.


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