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Your personal assistant in infection control

Reduce chemical exposure, cost, and environmental impact with effective, automated, point-of-care disinfection systems. Sterifre Medical, Inc. provides innovative, patented technology and onsite clinical support to meet all your device disinfection needs.

Disinfection . . . done right

In today's busy healthcare workplace, current disinfection practices can be time-consuming, costly, and ineffective


Up to 52% of devices may remain contaminated even after the use of disinfectant wipes1

52%
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The Disconnect with Manual Disinfection

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Up to 99% of common healthcare equipment may be contaminated with multiple organisms
99%

For disinfection wipes to be effective, users must know device composition, the target pathogen, and observe appropriate wet contact times. Up to 52% of nurses surveyed could not identify correct wet contact times.3

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Study finds significant association between chemical disinfectant exposure and increased risk for COPD
25-38%

In a recent 6-year JAMA Network Open cohort study of 73,262 nurses, weekly occupational exposure to chemical disinfectants was significantly associated with a 25-38% increased risk of developing COPD, independent of smoking and asthma.4

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Device damage due to improper or residual chemical exposure can be a drain on hospital resources
20%

Chemical disinfectants can cause environmental stress cracking damage to devices, leading to costly premature replacement or repair.5 Up to 20% of plastic equipment fails due to environmental stress cracking.6

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The total volume of wipes used annually in US hospitals would circle the earth an estimated 32 times
100 years

Disinfectant wipes containing polyester or other plastics can take up to 100 years to biodegrade.7 US hospitals discard approximately 7 billion wipes per year.35

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Regulatory and financial considerations are critical when choosing disinfectants
99% vs. 99.9999%?

1 log or 6 log? Alternative technologies may make efficacy claims that are inconsistent with regulatory guidelines. Sterifre partners with customers to provide EPA registered disinfection systems at a guaranteed cost with no capital expenditures. 

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Calculate Your Impact

It is estimated that disinfectant wipes may take up to 100 years to biodegrade

Estimated active count of disinfectant wipes discarded by US hospitals during 20208

It is our promise to protect patients and clinicians through innovative, cost-effective, infection prevention systems that are easy to deploy and achieve reliable outcomes, while reducing the environmental impact of delivering quality healthcare

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