COPPER HYGIENE SOLUTIONS

Effective reduction of microbial contamination.

Copper - permanent antimicrobial activity

Health care environments and other hygiene sensitive areas require every advantage in the effort to reduce the spread of germs and bacteria. Copper is inherently antimicrobial and is effective in preventing the spread of microorganisms. As a result, copper serves as an excellent material for hygienic dispensers. Research on the antibacterial properties of copper surfaces confirms that the effect of the material has a distinct advantage compared to other options. For example, the ratio of viable bacteria on copper and aluminum surfaces could be determined with 1:25

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Frequently touched surfaces in the patient room

Lever

Lever

Hand disinfection at the point of care plays an important role in preventing infection. Contact with the operating levers of hygiene dispensers near the patient is constant.

Patient bed

Patient bed

The frame or rail at the foot of the patient's bed is often touched by the hands of visitors and staff.

Door handle

Door handle

The door handle is a very important object in the transmission of germs and pathogens and always poses the risk of cross-contamination

Side table

Side table

Another "hot spot" for germs is the mobile side table, which is used by both patients and hospital staff.

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Module of a whole

The use of copper materials in a clinical context can have a significantly positive impact on infection prevention efforts. Copper dispensers alone will never replace the established standard hygiene measures, but as an additional component of infection prevention it can significantly reduce the amount of germs and help decrease infection rates in health care facilities.

Copper alloy dispensers

IMP AB 6 Copper
IMP AB 6 CopperWaste bin
IMP HS Copper
IMP HS CopperPaper Towel Dispenser
IMP ELS/TLS Copper
IMP ELS/TLS CopperSoap-and Sanitizer Dispenser

*Source: Test: ISO 22196:2011Test: ISO 22196:2011 Measurement of antibacterial activity on surfaces free of plastics and other pores

Airmid healthgroup, project number ASCR092028