HACCP/Food Safety

DS-001

Drag Swab Sampling Kit

Information for Ordering
Cat # QuantityDescription Price Order
DS-004 Box (100 drag swabs individually packed in plastic vial w/skim milk)Single 12-ply 4″ x 4″ cotton gauze swab with 6 ft string $300.00 Add to cart
DS-002 Box (100 drag swabs individually packed in foil pouch w/ skim milk; 100 pairs of gloves; 100 sample bags)A 2″ x 1″ cellulose sponge 6 ft with string $300.00 Add to cart
DS-001HL3 Box (300 Cotton swabs packed 3/foil pouch w/skim milk; 100 pairs of gloves; 100 sample bags)Three 12-ply 4″ x 4″ cotton gauze swabs $300.00 Add to cart
DS-001HL Box (100 Cotton swabs individually packed in foil pouch w/skim milk; 100 pairs of gloves; 100 sample bags)Single 12-ply 4″ x 4″ cotton gauze swab $300.00 Add to cart
DS-001 Box (100 drag swabs individually packed in foil pouch w/ skim milk; 100 pairs of gloves; 100 sample bags)Single 12-ply 4″ x 4″ cotton gauze swab with 6 ft string $300.00 Add to cart

Drag swabs are useful tools for collecting samples from livestock housing. The collected samples are tested for pathogenic organisms as part of monitoring programs in livestock facilities. Sterility of the product is achieved through gamma radiation.

Different cotton gauze swab configurations are available. The table summarizes the drag swab packing, catalogue numbers and provides a brief description of each.

Cat # Description Packaging Pre-moistening buffer Sterile
DS-001HL Single 12-ply 4″ x 4″ cotton gauze swab Foil pouch Skim milk Yes
DS-001HL3 Three 12-ply 4″ x 4″ cotton gauze swabs Foil pouch Skim milk Yes
DS-001 Single 12-ply 4″ x 4″ cotton gauze swab with 6 ft string Foil pouch Skim milk Yes
DS-004 Single 12-ply 4″ x 4″ cotton gauze swab with 6 ft string 120 ml plastic vial Skim milk Yes
DS-002 A 2″ x 1″ cellulose sponge 6 ft with string Foil pouch Skim milk Yes

Each DS-001 and DS-002 drag swab kit contains:

  • One-hundred (100) sterile drag swabs each pre-moistened with 10 ml skim milk. Each drag swab is individually packaged in a tear-open, vapour-barrier foil pouch.
  • One-hundred (100) pairs of sterile co-polymer sampling gloves.
  • One-hundred (100) sterile 24 oz Twirl-tie style sample bags. 

Disposal Information/Storage/Shelf Life

See Technical Information for more details