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Cleaning and disinfecting wipe eradicates five major pathogen groups

Vernacare : 10 June, 2008  (New Product)
Vernacare has unveiled a new cleaning and disinfecting wipe that is kind to the hands, yet eradicates the major five major groups of pathogens, including C diff, MRSA and E Coli.
Tuffie 5, which has passed EU cosmetic legislation as safe to use on skin without gloves, is clinically proven to destroy spores such as C Diff; bacteria, including E Coli and MRSA; mycobacteria like Mycobacterium Terrae; yeasts and fungi including Candida, together with viruses such as Hepatitis C and HIV/Aids.

The new wipes provide a highly effective pre-impregnated wet wipe, capable of disinfecting all hard surfaces and equipment.

Tuffie 5 eradicates pathogens on initial impact, but industry tests show that its disinfecting properties continue to work after cleaning has taken place.

The wipes are fragrance-, chlorine- and alcohol- free, and are available initially in easy access tub dispensers containing 225 wipes. Small soft packs and wall mounted dispensers will also be introduced.

Results show the product is significantly safer and more effective than existing alcohol based products and independent tests back up these claims. All pathogens tested have been reduced by Log 4 or greater against BSEN standards, meaning 99.99% of bacteria, including C Diff, have been destroyed.

Tuffie 5 has passed EN 1276, EN 14384, EN 1650, EN 13704, EN 13727, EN1275 and EN 12054 standards. The wipe also complies with EU 76/768/EEC cosmetics legislation as safe to use on hands and conforms to British Standards (BS12054) as an effective hand sanitiser.

“Nurses have been telling us that they are confused by the plethora of cleaning wipes on the market,” said Martyn Gibson, product manager for Vernacare.

“We are delighted that we have managed to cut through the multitude of other products on the market and offer a single powerful wipe that fits all uses. Tuffie 5 is proven by stringent scientific tests to destroy the five major groups of pathogens offering a product that Infection control teams can rely upon in their efforts to create cleaner, safer healthcare environments and reduce infection risks.”
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