Germlyser® WG

Inline hollow fibre membrane filter for birth pools and burn tubs

Prevention of bacterial nosocomial infections caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Legionella pneumophila, Stenotrophomonas maltophilia and Staphylococcus aureus in newborns and women in labour.

  • For use in birthing tubs sold as CE marked medical devices.
  • Safe water hygiene
  • High constant flow rates over the entire service life
  • CE-marked medical device
  • Reusable product with reprocessing and delivery service

Germlyser® WG

The Germlyser® WG WG inline hollow fibre membrane filter is a CE marked sterilising grade filter specially designed for central sterile filtration in the supply tubing of birthing tubs sold as CE marked medical devices.

The filter provides effective protection against infections caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Legionella pneumophila, Stenotrophomonas maltophilia and Staphylococcus aureus in newborns and women in labour.

Technical data

  • Dimensions: L 206 mm x Ø 43 mm
  • Retention: 7 log steps Brev. dim.
  • Pore size: 0.2 µm
  • Operating time*: 1 month
  • Chlorine resistance**:≤ 10 ppm
  • Flow rate: 20 l/min at 5 bar, at 25°C
  • Maximum operating pressure: 5 bar at 60°C
  • Maximum operating temperature: 60°C (at 70°C ≤ 30 min. over operating time)
  • Connection: Quick-release coupling

* The operating time can be increased up to 8 weeks if sufficient hygienic measures exist and an adequate hygiene plan is carried out. We recommend monitoring by appropriate clinical microbiological testing.
** Continuous dosage of ≤ 10 ppm over operating time; short-term (1h) high dosage (400,000 ppm) for chemical disinfection. WG-DATA-GB-04/2016-X001

Depending on the water quality, the values can change with increasing operating time. For further information regarding technical data, instructions for use and our accessory catalogue please do not hesitate to contact us.

Reprocessing and delivery service

The Aqua free Germlyser reusable filter system offers customers a safe, environmentally friendly and efficient alternative to single-use filters. Aqua free manage the logistics of delivery and return of filters – which is included in the rental rate of the filters – reducing inventory costs and administration. All filters are reprocessed by Aqua free using a validated process and following strict quality standards. Quick-release couplings allow filters to be safely changed in seconds and barcodes, identifying filter and location, ensure simple logging and documentation of the whole change process. Aqua free reusable filters deliver a significant reduction in waste and carbon footprint compared to single-use filters.