Infection Control Today: Product Locator

April 1, 2005

Discounted TV Remotes

Discounted TV Remotes

Introducing NosoControl the first low-cost, disposable TV remote. TVremote keypads are the most manipulated objects in the patients room.Nosocontrol remotes have been created to reduce the risk of acquisition ofnosocomial pathogens from patient to patient. Additionally, Nosocontrol isconvenient; pillow remotes are frustrating, allowing channel up and down only.Nosocontrols includes a number keypad for easy channel access. No programming orcodes are required.

(800) 810-0954 or www.nosocontrol.com

Consolidated Stills and Sterilizers

Consolidated Stills and Sterilizers has received approval from the Food andDrug Administration (FDA) to market its MARK V microprocessor-controlled steam sterilizers. This approval allows Consolidated to expand its current product offering tothe healthcare market. The company will provide an array of sizes and featuressuitable for operating rooms and central sterile supply. Consolidated Stills andSterilizers has produced sterilizers for the global biotech and medical researchmarkets since 1946.

(617) 782-6072 or www.consteril.com

Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp.

Spectrum Surgical Instruments announces the development of a powdered stainremover for surgical instruments. This 3-oz. jar comes complete with anapplication cleaning brush and will remove baked-on stains on all types ofsurgical instruments. This powdered formula restores the luster to stainlesssteel instruments very quickly and effectively.

(800) 444-5644 or www.spectrumsurgical.com

Buffalo Filter

The new PenAdapt from Buffalo Filter® is an electrosurgical penciladapter, made of soft, latexfree silicone and is compatible with nearly allbrands of electrosurgical pencils. PenAdapt is designed to efficiently capturesmoke plume generated at the surgical site for the protection of healthcarepersonnel. The packaging is designed to minimize the hassle of assembly in thesterile field and includes Velcro straps to keep the ESU wire well-organized anda drape clip to keep the tubing within the sterile field. Pen-Adapt can be usedwith most smoke evacuation systems, and may also be used with filtered wallsuction.

(800) 343-2324 or www.buffalofilter.com

Donovan Industries

Donovan Industries announces the introduction of the revolutionary Ultra LFfitness band to the Resist-ABand line of exercise and rehab products. UltraLF is a proprietary, 100 percent latex-free formulation. Performancecharacteristics include excellent elongation and recovery, virtually no memory,high strength, and most importantly, consistent resistance. Ultra LF performancecomes in five resistance levels that are easily identified in an industryrecognized light/dark color sequence. Packaging is in color-coded dispenser boxes in both 6-and 50-yard continuousrolls.

(800) 334-4404 or www.resistaband.com

IKEY

IKEYs latest infection control solution, the AquaPoint optical mouse,offers the safety and convenience of a completely liquid-proof pointing device.Constructed of the same materials that go into the popular SlimKey-MD familyof medical keyboards, the AquaPoint can be disinfected using any hospitalcleaning agent. Its optical technology allows the AquaPoint to function onnearly any surface, while its rugged silicone overlay, polycarbonate frame andsolid-state engineering all ensure the AquaPoint a long operating life.

(800) 866-6506 or www.ikey.com

Aplicare

The Aplicare Povidone Iodine Prep Spray is now available pre-assembled. The pumping action of Povidone Iodine spray provides a controlled spray mist,offering an alternate method for the final step of the scrub-paint prep. The fine mist also provides an even coating which may result in faster, moreuniform drying. The spray coats hard-to-access areas quickly and withoutpooling, reducing the chance of skin irritation.

(800) 760-3236 or www.aplicare.com

Kimberly-Clark Professional

The WetTask® Disinfecting and Sanitizing Refillable Wiping System fromKimberly-Clark Professional can be used for disinfecting and sanitizing surfaceslike elevator buttons, stairway railings, doorknobs, countertops and other hardsurfaces where germy hands may linger. Users insert a dry roll of WetTask Wipersfor disinfecting and sanitizing, pour their disinfecting or sanitizing solutionover the wipers to the preferred level of saturation, then thread the wiperthrough the opening of the container lid, which is closed and tightened,allowing the wipers to be pulled through for one-at-a-time dispensing.

(888) 346-GOKC or www.kcprofessional.com