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NIOSH: Exposure to Toxic Disinfectants Doubles Nurse Miscarriage Rate

Posted on December 4, 2013

Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control’s National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health surveyed 7482 pregnant nurses and found that exposure to toxic sterilants and disinfectants doubles the rate of miscarriages.

NIOSH Nurse Miscarriages

 

HEALTHCARE ASSOCIATED INFECTIONS KILL NEARLY 100,000 AMERICANS EVERY YEAR

Posted on October 9, 2013

STUDY: HAI’S COST U.S. $147 BILLION A YEAR

Posted on October 7, 2013

CHICAGO–()–Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) arising in U.S. acute care hospitals cost America as much as $147 billion annually, according to a new report recently published in the Journal of Medical Economics online edition. The report, by MedERA and funded by an unrestricted educational grant from UMF Corporation, estimates for the first time the societal cost of HAIs attributed to acute care hospitals.

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STERIPLEX KILLS SUPERBUGS WITHOUT BLEACH

Posted on July 11, 2013

OREM, Utah, May 13, 2013 — sBioMed® announced today that STERIPLEX SD® has been registered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and is now cleared for sale in all 50 states. STERIPLEX SD is the first and only broad-spectrum, one-step cleaner/disinfectant that offers a powerful combination of safety and efficacy to eliminate healthcare associated infections (HAIs), which affect 1.7 million patients and are the cause of 99,000 American deaths annually.

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EPA: SUPERBUGS AND KILL TIMES

Posted on July 10, 2013

STERIPLEX SD kills HAI superbugs in five minutes or less, according to the EPA:

  • Clostridium Difficile (C. diff)
  • Staphylococcus aureus MRSA
  • E coli
  • Norwalk virus (FCV, Feline Calicivirus, Murine Norovirus)
  • Listeria monocytogenes
  • Salmonella typhimurium
  • Hepatitis B
  • HIV
  • Avian Influenza
  • Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Pandemic (Swine flu)
  • Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1
  • Human Coronavirus (SARS)

Complete List

EPA Registration