3rd Party Endorsements

Recent Trends in High Level Disinfection: Are Oxidizers the Way of the Future?

Syed A. Sattar, Ph.D. Professor of Microbiology Centre for Research in Environmental Microbiology (CREM) Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa.

Virox AHP-Based Formulations named as effective High Level Disinfectant (pg. 6, Slide17)

How to Simplify Your Environmental Surfaces Cleaning Program

Jose Ramirez, PhD | Infection Control Today, June 30 2006

An emerging technology designed for cleaning and disinfection is making the job of healthcare environmental services more efficient, safer, and more responsible. Accelerated hydrogen peroxide (AHP™) technology allows for all-in-one capability to achieve excellent cleaning efficiencies without having to change products for different cleaning tasks or surface types. Not only does AHP™ technology allow for fewer SKUs, the product has been proven to be safer and has a reduced environmental load.

Scientific Solutions To The Norwalk Problem

Syed A. Sattar, Ph.D. Professor of Microbiology Centre for Research in Environmental Microbiology (CREM) Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa.

AHP named as an effective disinfectant against the Feline Calicivirus (pg. 8 slide 2)

Notice Of Intent On A Federal Agenda For Reduction Of Emissions Of Volatile Organic Compounds From Consumer And Commercial Products

Volatile Organic Compounds are harmful to the environment, and human health and are chemicals found in some disinfectants. They cause serious health effects for Canadians and are the main ingredient of smog. The government is taking action to reduce VOC emissions to reduce ground-level ozone and particulate matter

Improved eradication of Clostridium difficile spores from toilets of hospitalized patients using an accelerated hydrogen peroxide as the cleaning agent.

Michelle J Alfa, Evelyn Lo, Alana Wald, Christine Dueck, Pat DeGagne and Godfrey KM Harding | BMC Infectious Diseases September 2010

C. difficle spores in the environment of patients with C. difficile associated disease (CDAD) are difficult to eliminate. Bleach (5000 ppm) has been advocated as an effective disinfectant for the environmental surfaces of patients with CDAD. Few alternatives to bleach for non-outbreak conditions have been evaluated in controlled healthcare studies.

Our data indicate that the AHP formulation evaluated that has some sporicidal activity was significantly better than the currently used SHP formulation. This AHP formulation provides a one-step process that significantly lowers the C. difficile spore level in toilets during non-outbreak conditions without the workplace safety concerns associated with 5000 ppm bleach.

AHP use on a day-to-day basis in the Veterinary Hospitals

Cristie YJ Kamiya, DVM | Koret Shelter Medicine Program

Accelerated hydrogen peroxide-based disinfectants are a relatively new one-step, short contact time, cleaner and disinfectant with detergent properties. Therefore, it would be appropriate to use in the hospital day-to-day on areas such as exam tables and counter surfaces without the addition of other products.

Modern Medicine: Curbing hospital-acquired infections

CTV News | CTV News Winnipeg

CTV News WinnipegA study conducted by Dr. Michelle Alfa at St-Bonafice Hospital focused on using a combination of Accelerated Hydrogen Peroxide® disinfectant cleaners, thorough protocols and a monitoring system to reduce Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus (VREs) and pathogen transmission.

AHP® Featured in the Merck Manual

Mark L. Wickstrom , DVM, MS, PhD | Merck Manual Veterinary Manual

Accelerated Hydrogen Peroxide® is featured in the Merck Manual, with an entry by Mark L. Wickstrom, DVM, MS, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan.

The Merck Manual was first published in 1899, by the American drug manufacturer Merck & Co. as a small reference book for physicians and pharmacists titled Merck’s Manual of the Materia Medica.

Anthrax Crisis Exemption

United States Environmental Protection Agency

United States Environmental Protection Agency has issued a Crisis Exemption for the distribution and use of Virox STF product to be used in a public health emergency involving Anthrax

Training Bulletin, Issue Number 103, Version 1.1 Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)

Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

Following the transport of a patient with suspected SARS, EMA’s and Paramedics must decontaminate the vehicle, stretcher and any equipment used during the call. It is recommended that Virox-5™, an accelerated hydrogen peroxide base formulation, be used as the disinfectant of choice for this purpose. Studies have concluded that Virox-5™ is over 99% effective in disinfecting surfaces when used according to manufactures specifications. The product is therefore suitable for use as a high level disinfectant and is safer than many other broad-spectrum germicides. (pg. 6)