CleanSlate UV Update to All Clients on Regulatory Info

Summary CleanSlate UV is a pesticide device regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA).  CleanSlate UV frequently monitors and adjusts claims in response to evolving government guidance. The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) Agency has recently clarified that UV-C devices are not considered cleared for disinfection of […]

Airports and CleanSlate UV Partner to Sanitize Passenger Cell Phones at Albany Int’l Airport

Partnership will allow airport passengers to disinfect cell phones, tablets and other devices in just 20 seconds using UV light. Avports and CleanSlate UV have announced a pilot initiative to provide cell phone sanitizing stations at Albany International Airport. The pilot is part of Avports’ Safe Hands initiative to keep spaces sanitized and support traveller’s and […]

Are we aware how contaminated our mobile phones with nosocomial pathogens?

Abstract Background The objective of this study was to determine the contamination rate of the healthcare workers’ (HCWs’) mobile phones and hands in operating room and ICU. Microorganisms from HCWs’ hands could be transferred to the surfaces of the mobile phones during their use. Methods 200 HCWs were screened; samples from the hands of 200 […]

iPads, droids, and bugs: Infection prevention for mobile handheld devices at the point of care

Health care providers are increasingly using wireless media tablets, such as the Apple iPad, especially in the hospital setting. In the absence of specific tablet disinfection guidelines the authors applied what is known about the contamination of other nonmedical mobile communication devices to create a “common sense” bundle to guide wireless media tablet infection prevention […]