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KVGBA05FF1 Millipore

Opticap Sterilizing Grade XL5 Durapore Hydrophobic 0.22 µm 3/4 in. TC/TC



Quality Level   400
material   PVDF
  polypropylene housing
  polypropylene support
  polypropylene vent cap
  silicone seal
reg. compliance   meets FDA Indirect Food Additive requirements cited in 21 CFR 177-182 (all component materials)
feature   hydrophobic
mfr. no.   Opticap®
parameter   ≤5 mL/min nitrogen diffusion at 1.7 bar (25 psig) and 23 °C (in 60/40% IPA/water)
  1.0 bar max. differential pressure (15 psid) at 80 °C (Forward)
  1.0 bar max. inlet pressure (15 psi) at 80 °C
  2.8 bar max. inlet pressure (40 psi) at 60 °C
  25 °C max. inlet temp.
  3.4 bar max. differential pressure (50 psid) at 25 °C (Reverse; intermittent)
  5.5 bar max. differential pressure (80 psid) at 25 °C (Forward)
  5.5 bar max. inlet pressure (80 psi) at 23 °C
  80 psig max. inlet pressure
L   21.0 cm (8.3 in.)
cartridge nominal length   5 in. (12.5 cm)
diam.   14.5 cm (5.7 in.)
filtration area   0.35 m2
inlet connection diam.   3/4 in.
inlet to outlet W   21.0 cm (8.3 in.)
outlet connection diam.   3/4 in.
overall size   5 in.
impurities   ≤0.5 EU/mL bacterial endotoxins (LAL test, Aqueous extraction)
  <0.5 EU/mL USP bacterial endotoxins (LAL test, sample aqueous extraction)
matrix   Durapore®
pore size   0.22 μm pore size
bubble point   ≥1170 mbar (17 psig), nitrogen with 60/40% IPA/water at 23 °C
fitting   1/4 in. drain/vent hose barb (with double O-ring Seal)
  inlet sanitary flange
  19 mm (3/4 in.) inlet/outlet sanitary flange
  outlet sanitary flange


General description

Device Configuration: Capsule


Double Easy-Open bag

Other Notes

These products are manufactured in a facility which adheres to FDA Good Manufacturing Practices.

Directions for Use

• Organism Retention: Microorganism
• Mode of Action: Filtration (size exclusion)
• Application: BioProcessing
• Intended Use: Reduction or removal of microorganism/bioburden
• Instructions for Use: Please refer installation section of OPTICAP® XL Capsules and OPTICAP® XLT Capsules user guide
• Storage Statement: Store in dry location
• Disposal Statement: Dispose of in accordance with applicable federal, state and local regulations.

Preparation Note

Sterilization Method
20 autoclave cycles of 30 min @ 126 °C; not in-line steam sterilizable

This product was manufactured with a Durapore® membrane which meets the criteria for a "non-fiber releasing" filter as defined in 21 CFR 210.3 (b) (6).

Analysis Note

Bacterial Retention
Samples were quantitatively retentive of a minimum Brevundimonas diminuta challenge concentration of 1 x 10⁷ CFU/cm² using ASTM® F838 methodology.

Legal Information

ASTM is a registered trademark of American Society for Testing and Materials

Durapore is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

OPTICAP is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany


EMD Millipore Corporation certifies that this product complies with the European Pressure Equipment Directive, 97/23/EC of 29 May 1997. This product has been classified under Article 3 § 3 of the Pressure Vessel Directive. It has been designed and manufactured in accordance with sound engineering practice to ensure safe use. In compliance with Article 3 § 3 of this Pressure Vessel Directive, this product does not bear the CE mark.

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