Infection Control Today

NOV 2018

ICT delivers to infection preventionists & their colleagues in the operating room, sterile processing/central sterile, environmental services & materials management, timely & relevant news, trends & information impacting the profession & the industry

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33 November 2018 ICT Fine Mesh Basket with Snap-Closure Healthmark Industries Company, Inc. announces the addition of the Fine Mesh Basket with Snap-Closure to its ProTech® product line. Manufactured from stainless steel, the Fine Mesh Basket with Snap-Closure is 105 x 70 x 25 mm and ideal for safely washing small items that often get lost in instrument washers. The small perforations ensure effective water penetration during reprocessing. Simply place items in basket, close lid of basket and place into instrument washer for cleaning. The Fine Mesh Basket with Snap-Closure is available for individual purchase. or (800) 521-6224 CleanSpace2 Powered Respirator The CleanSpace2 Powered Respirator (PAPR) and CleanSpace Ultra with Full Face Mask are light (1.1 pounds to 1.5 pounds), NIOSH-approved compact solutions enabling infection control teams to deploy and train staff on a system with an assigned protection factor 50 (or 1000 for full face mask). They have few parts, no cables, hoses or head tops and have an intuitive assembly and operating system that is 15 seconds to don. Micrillon Micrillon, the fi rst rechargeable broad-spectrum antimicrobial polymer additive, will help reduce the spread of drug-resistant pathogens and therefore, preventable hospital-associated infections. Micrillon is an effective antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral and is permanent. The fi rst Micrillon product, the patent-pending C-Pull™, a handhold for privacy curtains, was developed for use in hospitals and long-term care facilities. Micrillon can be incorporated into a wide range of products including acrylic latex paint, fi lters and many other polymer-based products. product locator PrevahexCHX Antimicrobial Dressing entrotech life sciences, inc. announces the launch of its PrevahexCHX™ Antimicrobial Dressing, the fi rst in a suite of PrevahexCHX products designed to help prevent catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSIs) and surgical site infections (SSIs). PrevahexCHX antimicrobial dressings incorporate groundbreaking, advanced technology utilizing pure chlorhexidine (CHX) to provide rapid and broad- spectrum protection at wound and catheter sites. The dressing is manufactured through a revolutionary non-thermal, PCA-free process that ensures the rapid onset of action of pure chlorhexidine, as well as the breathability and visibility of the wound site. PrevahexCHX is the only antimicrobial dressing cleared by the FDA with pure chlorhexidine coverage throughout the transparent areas of the dressing. Clorox® Total 360® System for Healthcare Clorox Professional Products Company announces that the Clorox® Total 360® System is now available to healthcare facilities across the spectrum of care. The Clorox® Total 360® System combines electrostatic technology with EPA-registered Clorox® disinfecting and sanitizing solutions to quickly and easily provide superior coverage in even the hardest-to-reach places. The innovative system covers up to 18,000 square feet per hour, achieving superior surface coverage up to 75 percent faster and using up to 65 percent less product compared with traditional disinfectants per square foot. Designed for effi cient, comprehensive surface treatment and broad surface compatibility, the Clorox® Total 360® System can be used to treat surfaces in patient care areas, disinfect wheelchairs and other mobile equipment and improve environmental hygiene in large areas and high-traffi c public spaces such as waiting rooms, hallways and rehab units.

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