PROfILE
single-use cleaning brushes

Improved confidence in manual pre-cleaning

PROfILE single-use cleaning brushes

Manually pre-cleaning flexible endoscopes is key to ensuring reliable reprocessing as an end result.

Even with magnification, visual assessment of the manual pre-cleaning results is insufficient to detect microorganisms.

As such, PENTAX Medical provides a verified and validated solution to improve confidence in manual pre-cleaning, with the new PROfILE single-use cleaning brushes.

One product range that fits every PENTAX Medical endoscope 

Proven cleaning efficiency

Designed and validated to meet PENTAX Medical's quality standards

Compliant with the industry's highest reprocessing standards

Proven reliability 

Proven cleaning efficiency

In combination with PENTAX Medical endoscopes, the PROfILE single-use cleaning brushes were tested against residual soil and compared against the performance of legacy brushes. Through an authorized statistical test method, the internal validation proved both brushes to have a similar performance.

Designed and validated to meet PENTAX Medical's quality standards

PROfILE single-use cleaning brushes were made to meet the high-quality standards of PENTAX Medical engineering. Extensive internal tests have proven that they are the best possible fit to ensure proper hygiene results, with no impairment to the endoscope, across all types

  • Tailored for PENTAX Medical endoscopes' precise dimensions, structures, and materials
  • Improved bonding and pull-off capability at optimal insertion resistance of ≤10N
  • No damage to endoscope working channels and reliable even at increased thermal conditions

Compliant with the industry's highest reprocessing standards

How clean is clean enough? This was the leading question of PENTAX Medical engineers when deciding upon the validation criteria for hygienic efficacy of the PROfILE single-use cleaning brushes. In order to follow established standards, PENTAX Medical validated against the requirements of the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI)1).

Hemoglobin [ <2.2 μ g/cm²]Protein [ <6.4 μ g/cm²]Carbohydrate [ <1.8 μ g/cm²]
Articleμg/articleμg/cm²Resultμg/articleμg/cm²Resultμg/articleμg/cm²Result
Endoscope 114.881.06PASS31.052.20PASS10.820.77PASS
Endoscope 29.920.70PASS22.681.61PASS8.050.57PASS
Endoscope 319.841.41PASS59.404.21PASS6.820.48PASS

Test example: Residual of three markers at scope’s distal end after third cleaning cycle, complying with AAMI requirements.

1) AAMI TIR30:2011 – Hemoglobin < 2.2µg/cm², Protein < 6.4µg/cm², Carbohydrate < 1.8µg/cm²

Overview of available brushes 

Brush Compatible Endoscope
Item Code Model Length [mm] Outer Diameter
[ø mm]
Compatible Channel Width
[ø mm]
Working Length
[mm]
Gastro-
enterol-
ogy
Pulmo-
nology
Urology ENT & Speech Intubation EUS
Long Channel brushes
300600 CS2010A 1,020 2 1.1 - 1.5 Up to 720
300599 CS2022A 2,200 2 1.1 – 1.5 Up to 1,900
300601 CS2037A 3,720 2 1.1 - 1.5 Up to 3,420
300602 CS3022A 2,220 3 1.7 - 2.4 Up to 1,920
300603 CS4010A 1,020 4 1.8 - 3.2 Up to 720
300604 CS5503A 310 5,5 2.0 - 5.0 N/A
300605 CS5522A 2,420 5,5 2.0 - 5.0 Up to 2,120
300606 CS5530A 3,020 5,5 2.0 - 5.0 Up to 2,720
Short inlet seal brushes
300607 CS-C11A N/A 6 - 14 N/A N/A
300598 CS-C12A N/A 5 N/A N/A
300608 CS-C13A N/A 6 - 15 N/A N/A

Find the right brush

PROfILE single-use cleaning brushes are designed to fit your PENTAX Medical endoscope. 
Use your endoscope‘s name to find the right brushes:

Search brushes for your product

Manual cleaning is still the most important step in reprocessing. However, in daily practice this stage is often downgraded to just a simple flush and brush. I call upon the field, to shift from reprocessing quantity to quality.

Paul J Caesar, Reprocessing and Infection Control Leader EMEA at PENTAX Medical

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