Yes, Ultra-Pure chlorine dioxide can be used in hospitals for a variety of applications, such as disinfecting surfaces, equipment, and medical devices, as well as sterilizing surgical instruments.
Hospitals are environments where the risk of infection is high, and proper cleaning and disinfection practices are crucial for preventing the spread of pathogens. Ultra-Pure chlorine dioxide is a powerful disinfectant that is effective against a wide range of microorganisms, including those that can cause healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). It can be used to disinfect surfaces, equipment, and medical devices in hospitals to help prevent the spread of infections.
Moreover, Ultra-Pure chlorine dioxide can be used to sterilize surgical instruments, such as scalpels and forceps, by killing all microorganisms present on the surface of the instruments. This helps to ensure that the instruments are free of pathogens and safe for use in surgical procedures.
It's important to note that Ultra-Pure chlorine dioxide should be used according to the manufacturer's instructions and in a well-ventilated area. Direct inhalation of the gas can be harmful, and excessive exposure can cause irritation to the eyes, skin, and respiratory system. Therefore, proper personal protective equipment should be worn when handling Ultra-Pure chlorine dioxide.
Healthcare professionals understand the significance of proper disinfection techniques. Pure chlorine dioxide exists as a gas in its natural state and is highly soluble in water. Also it presents a non-corrosive, easy-to-use, and more effective alternative to chlorine bleach. Pure chlorine dioxide is able to kill more pathogens at a disinfection concentration that is fractional when compared to chlorine bleach. This provides a safer, non-corrosive alternative for surface disinfection in health-care facilities.
In addition, it's important to follow proper cleaning and disinfection protocols when using Ultra-Pure chlorine dioxide in hospitals. This includes ensuring that surfaces and equipment are clean before applying the disinfectant, using the appropriate concentration and contact time for the specific application, and rinsing away any residue after disinfection.
In summary, Ultra-Pure chlorine dioxide can be a valuable tool for maintaining a clean and safe environment in hospitals. Its broad-spectrum antimicrobial activity and effectiveness against biofilms make it a popular choice for disinfecting surfaces, equipment, and medical devices, as well as sterilizing surgical instruments. By using it properly and following manufacturer's instructions, hospitals can help to prevent the spread of infections and provide safe and effective healthcare for patients.
Our products are EPA-registered for hospital disinfection.
SMT chlorine dioxide eliminates pathogens at point-of-use.
For example, Selectrocide destroys 99.999% (5-log reduction) of Staphylococcus aureus in 60 seconds.