Needle, inoculating, disposable, white, individually wrapped, 250 per case High impact polystyrene loops and needles, 22.7cm long, smooth and flexible to provide uniform and smooth streaking without damaging the gel surface. Needles are straight and suitable for removal of specimens of single colonies. Disposable inoculating loops and needles do not need flaming; this eliminates the risk of infection due to aerosol formation of pathogenic substances, also cross-contamination, due to improper sterilization. Usable under hoods without danger, colour-coded for ease of size identification. Gamma irradiated and packed sterile in safe, tamper proof, zip-seal resealable bags. **A certificate of calibration is supplied with each case.