Most Common Questions
Do you have any products effective against SARS-CoV-2 virus (formerly 2019 Novel Coronavirus)?Show Answer
On March 13, 2020, the CDC updated their recommendations to refer to List N on the EPA website for EPA-registered disinfectants that have qualified under EPA’s emerging viral pathogens program for use against SARS-CoV-2. Per the EPA’s website, “List N includes products that meet the EPA’s criteria for use against SARS-CoV-2, the cause of COVID-19. This list includes products with emerging viral pathogen claims and those with human coronavirus claims.” As of March 13, the following PDI products (Sani-Cloth® Prime Germicidal Disposable Wipe, Sani-Prime® Germicidal Spray, Sani-24® Germicidal Spray, Sani-HyPerCide™ Germicidal Spray Super Sani-Cloth® Germicidal Disposable Wipe, Sani-Cloth® Bleach Germicidal Disposable Wipe, Sani-Cloth® AF3 Germicidal Disposable Wipe) can be found on List N entitled Products with Emerging Viral Pathogens and Human Coronavirus claims for use against SARS-CoV-2. Learn more: https://pdihc.com/pdi-products-on-list-n-disinfectants-for-use-against-sars-cov-2/
Are eye wash stations required for areas where Germicidal Disposable Wipes and Germicidal Sprays are utilized?Show Answer
Eye wash stations are not required for areas where Germicidal Disposable Wipes and Germicidal Sprays are utilized as intended for surface disinfection. Although these products are classified as eye irritants, there is no OSHA or ANSI regulation that requires an eye wash station for eye irritants and therefore one not needed for these products. Handling of any chemical product, whether category 1, 2, 3, or 4, include using PPE when required, engineering controls if appropriate, and safe work practice controls to minimize any risk of exposure
Is Sani-HyPerCide™ Germicidal Spray a sporicidal formulation?Show Answer
Yes. Sani-HyPerCide spray is the first ready to use Hydrogen Peroxide formula that is effective against Clostridium difficile.
What is Continuously Active Disinfection or CAD?Show Answer
Sani-24® Germicidal Spray can rapidly disinfect 22 microorganism, and provides the ability to utilize Continuously Active Disinfection to prevent key pathogens responsible for ~40% of HAIs from recontaminating or recolonizing on a surface for up to 24 hours or 96 touches.
These 5 key pathogens are:
● Enterobacter aerogenes
● Enterococcus faecalis VRE (Vancomycin resistant enterococcus)
● Pseudomonas aeruginosa
● Staphylococcus aureus
● Staphylococcus aureus (Methicillin Resistant) (MRSA)
What is the contact time for Sani-24® Germicidal Spray?Show Answer
The contact time for Sani-24 spray is 1 minute for standard disinfection and 5 minutes for Continously Active Disinfection.
What is the contact time for Sani-HyPerCide™ Germicidal Spray?Show Answer
The contact time for Sani-HyPerCide spray, against a broad range of microogranisms, is 1 minute. For Clostridium difficile, the contact time is 5 minutes.
What is the shelf life for Sani-24® Germicidal Spray?Show Answer
The shelf life for Sani-24 spray is 24 months or 2 years.
What is the shelf life for Sani-HyPerCide™ Germicidal Spray?Show Answer
The shelf life for Sani-HyPerCide spray is 12 months or 1 year.
Why is the Prevantics® Device Swab solution beneficial?Show Answer
By using an antiseptic to disinfect the needleless access site, you are decreasing the risk of the patient acquiring a bloodstream infection (BSI) which can be fatal to the patient. According to the CDC, “Disinfection of the devices with Chlorhexidine /alcohol solution appears to be most effective in reducing colonization”.