Biothreat and Environmental Sampling



Sample Collection and Recovery Device


Premoistened with Selected Reagents (see chart below)

Surface sample area: Up to 11" x 11" (121 sq. in.)
Also capable of collecting suspicious "powder" samples for testing and retention


 Catalog No.

 Swab Moistened With:


 Tris Buffered Saline (TBS) w/ 1.0% Pluronic Acid (pH 7.4)


 Phosphate Buffered Saline (PBS) w/ 0.1% Tween-20 (pH 7.4)

 ASDB-00008-01  Molecular Grade Water
 ASDB-00011-01  Phosphate Buffered Saline (PBS)
 ASDB-00011-02  Other Reagents (to customers specifications)


ASD BioSystem's proprietary Swab Sample Collection and Recovery Device (SCRD) enables the collection, transport, recovery and retention of a specimen in a uniquely identifiable sealed and decontaminable single device. " This device is manufactured in accordance with current quality system requirements and enables field personnel to rapidly collect, transport, track and recover surface and "powder-like" specimens. 


Instructions for Use

Comparative Analyses - SCRD vs other swab types


Additional sampling devices are being developed by ASD BioSystems, Inc. using similar design concepts and standards.

Tested concept

- Packaged, sealed and gasketed cap
- Polypropylene
- Sterile
- Pre-moistened
- Vortex ready
- Pliable for sample expression
- Sized, shaped, and reinforced for centrifugation
- Decontaminable transport tube
- Unique barcode/RFID identification
- cGMP manufactured




Pricing (effective June 27, 2017)

    $14.00/unit (500 unit minimum)   

    $12.75/unit (1000-2000 units)

    $12.50/unit (2000+ units)

Please allow 6-8 weeks for shipping

Call (804) 545-3102 to order.


Updated: June 27, 2017


Sample Collection and Recovery Device (SCRD)