Infection Control Today - 11/2004: Product Locator

E-MED Corporation

I.V. (PD) STRIP sterile dressing / immobilizer is an all-in-one resealable dressing for IVs, PDs and central line catheters. The I.V. (PD) STRIP offers complete securement of both catheter hub and tubing, thereby reducing mechanical irritation. Exit site is protected and stabilized by soft gauze while tubing is immobilized. Resealable feature allows tubing changes and site inspections. Super hypoallergenic! Clinical trial resulted in 63 percent reduction of exit site infections in PD setting.

(800) 974-3633 or


To aid compliance with CDC and JCAHO hand hygiene guidelines, Coloplast Corp. is offering the Coloplast S.A.M.E. Hand Hygiene Program. S.A.M.E. stands for Soap and Water, Alcohol-based hand rub, Moisturization and Education, and represents the cornerstone of the CDC and JCAHO guidelines. Coloplasts Soft Touch Antimicrobial Lotion Skin Cleanser or Kind Touch Lotion Skin Cleanser meets the guidelines soap and water requirements. Coloplast also offers Isagel® No-Rinse Antiseptic Hand Cleansing Gel in a gel or towelette form to meet the alcohol-based hand-rub requirements. To maintain skin integrity, Coloplast offers Xtra-Care® Lotion.

(800) 533-0464 or

Arizant Healthcare Inc.

Arizant Healthcare Inc. announces the release of the Model 635 Cardiac Underbody blanket, the fourth inclusion to the Bair Hugger underbody blanket series. The Model 635 allows the clinician to provide warming while maintaining full access to the patient during cardiac procedures or other complex surgical procedures. This efficient design allows the clinician to provide Bair Hugger therapy to the patient from the onset of complex surgical procedures.

(800) 733-7775 or


Professional Disposables International (PDI) announces the launch of the Sani- Cloth® Brand Wipes Extra-Large Germicidal Disposables Wipes in a new wipe size and count, and the introduction of the Locking Sani-Bracket Wall and Mobile Equipment System for storing and displaying Sani-System® wipes within hospitals and health care facilities. The entire Sani-Cloth line of extra-large germicidal disposable wipes has been reengineered to provide enhanced surface coverage, easier dispensability and increased counts in every canister.

(800) 999-6423 or

GOJO Industries

GOJO Industries, a longtime leader in the skin care category, now offers a hand sanitizer solution for high-traffic areas where wall-mounted dispensers are not feasible. The PURELL® Instant Hand Sanitizer 2L Pump Bottle meets large volume needs and can work with an installable wall bracket or as a stand alone option. A CORRECT DOSE CLIP is attached to every bottle for dispensing a single-use portion with each stroke. When unfastened, it allows longer pump strokes for refi lling smaller bottles such as the PURELL Personal System with lanyard or retractable clip options.

(800) 321-9647 or

Kem Medical Products

Your vapor phase hydrogen peroxide sterilization system is well-designed for personal safety. Now you can document compliance with OSHAs 1.0 ppm 8-hour PEL for personal exposure to hydrogen peroxide. The Kem Medical Products #8560 Hydrogen Peroxide Monitor is a lightweight badge that is validated for accuracy. Includes: Pre-paid mailer, prompt laboratory analysis and report, immediate phone notification of high results, and technical support to help you provide a safe work environment for your employees.

(800) 553-0330 or

Venetec International

Venetec International introduces a StatLock® IV Ultra Neonate catheter securement device, the first catheter securement device designed specifically for IV catheters in the neonatal nursery. The device replaces tape securement of peripheral IV catheters and is designed to provide significantly longer catheter dwell times than are possible with taped catheters in the neonatal nursery. The new StatLock can reduce tape-related problems including complications and discomfort for neonates, costs related to unscheduled catheter restarts and needlestick risk for nurses.

(800) 833-3895 or

Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp.

Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. is pleased to announce the addition of a complete line of microsurgical instrument trays. The trays are designed for use with delicate and micro instruments and offer maximum protection and ease of handling. The durable and lightweight polymer trays are fully autoclavable and can withstand temperatures up to 380 degrees. The trays are available in many sizes, ranging from very small (2.75 inches by 1.75 inches) to larger trays measuring 10 inches by 15 inches, with many sizes in between.

(800) 444-5644 or

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