Microbrush® Test Swabs

Sterile and ready-to-use nylon flocked nasopharyngeal test swabs for COVID-19 testing.


Sterile and ready-to-use swabs are individually packaged in a medical-grade pouch and ethylene oxide sterilized.

Nylon Flocked

Features a nylon 66 flocked swab head for efficient specimen collection and elution.

Made in the USA

Manufactured in an FDA registered, ISO 13485 certified, facility near Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.

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Microbrush nasopharyngeal test swabs are individually packaged in a medical-grade pouch and ethylene oxide sterilized. They feature a 6" long polypropylene handle and nylon flocked tip, as well as a molded break-point designed for intentional breakage of the swab into a transport tube.


Microbrush International is a subsidiary of Young Innovations, a leading manufacturer and distributor of professional dental products headquartered in Algonquin, Illinois, USA.

As a leading micro-applicator brand, Microbrush has been using flocking technology for nearly 30 years and holds more than 50 worldwide patents on this technology. The US-based manufacturing facility is located near Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA and features:

  • USA only supply chain
  • FDA registered, ISO 13485 certified facility
  • Full regulatory path for swab production, packaging, and validated sterilization
  • Approximately 100 employees and 24/7 operations
  • Molds, flocks, and packages over 500 million dental micro-applicators per year


  • Capacity to produce 2.5+ million packaged and sterilized swabs per week 
  • FDA compliant with no EUA needed, product code KXG
  • Polypropylene handle - 152 mm length with 100 mm break-off point (80 mm break point also available)
  • Nylon 66 flocked swab head - diameter of 0.140” and length of 0.750”
  • Individually packaged in 4” x 9” sterile medical pouch
  • Ethylene oxide sterilization in fully validated process


  • 300 individually packaged swabs per shelf package
  • 5 shelf packages per case
  • 42 cases per pallet