Infection Control Today - 09/2002: TOOLS & TECHNOLOGY


Waterpik and GloGerm

GloGerm Company will sell and distribute Waterpik Technologies' Aquia sanitizingsystem to the healthcare, food service and day care industries. The Aquiasanitizing system, which has earned the Good Housekeeping Seal, is designed touse ozonated water to kill more than 99 percent of germs on non-porous surfaceswithout leaving chemical or toxic residue. www.waterpik.comor

Tronex Healthcare Industries

TheSMS Scrub Suit, from ISO 9001 certified factories, is designed to be fluidresistant. The Scrub Shirt's v-neck design allows quick and easy donning; thepants offer a wide-leg cut and drawstring waist for a relaxed fit. Both featureprecision stitching with the high tensile strength and breathability ofthree-ply SMS material for barrier protection against fluids. (973) 627-3800 or


Aero®IQ antibacterial quat foaming soap from DEB SBS is an odorless, colorlessfoaming soap for handwashing in food handling and preparation areas,restaurants, supermarkets and veterinary clinics. The quat formulation providesa rapid, high kill rate of most bacteria, yet remains mild to the skin. Aero IQis dispensed as foam and each cartridge yields more than 1,400 handwashings.(800) 248-7190

Augustine Medical

AugustineMedical, Inc. introduces an irrigation fluid warming disposable for use with theRanger blood/fluid warming system. The Ranger irrigation fluid warming set isdesigned to warm irrigation fluids up to 30 liters/hour and can be used withpressure up to 300 mm Hg. The Ranger blood/fluid warming system is designed toreact to changes in flow rates and uses economical, easy-to-use disposablewarming sets. It features SmartHeat technology that continuously monitors thetemperature of the heating surface.

Moldex-Metric Inc.

TheDura-Mesh® shells of Modex's 1500 series respirators resistcollapsing so the masks hold their shape longer. The molded nose bridge sealseasily and comfortably with not metal nose band to adjust. Smooth, wide,nonlatex straps do not require prestretching. A Softspun inner lining addscomfort. The masks come in three sizes, with or without soft nose flange. (800)421-0668 or visit

BBraun Medical

TheIntrocan Safety IV Catheter is designed to minimize accidental needlestickswithout requiring user activation. A stainless steel clip is used to shield theneedle tip. The passive design eliminates risk of inadvertent activation whileoffering a short learning curve with minimal in-service training. A syringe canbe pre-attached to the Introcan Safety IV Catheter to facilitate aspiration andinjection during insertion. Introcan Safety is available in a wide range ofgauges and lengths, in PUR and FEP, with or without wings. (800) bbraun2 or

Professional Disposables International (PDI)

PDIintroduces its Nice'nClean Medi-Soothe Washcloths, featuring an extra mild,hypoallergenic, alcohol-free formulation that makes it gentle enough for use inobstetrics, perineal care and post-operative rectal surgery. The washcloths,which are fragrance-free and pH balanced, are available in resealable packs of24. (800) 999-6423 or

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