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Crosstex/SPSmedical Launches New High-Level Disinfectant Website

Posted on April 11, 2014

Crosstex/SPS medical has developed an informational website for healthcare professionals dedicated to the High-Level Disinfectant: Rapicide® OPA/28.

Rapicide® OPA/28 High-Level Disinfectant from Crosstex/SPSmedical is a fast-acting, long lasting, highly compatible high-level disinfectant that ensures a safe and healthy environment for patients and staff. This reusable ortho-phthalaldehyde disinfectant is designed for use on heat-sensitive, semi-critical devices that are unsuitable for sterilization. Recognized as a leader in sterilization & infection prevention training, with award winning speakers and a commitment to best practices, Crosstex/SPSmedical is proud to offer this new educational website, which includes a web-based seminar approved for 1.0 FREE accredited CEU by IAHCSMM, CBSPD, and CBRN.

Product Features include:

-10-minute high-level disinfection time at room temperature (20ºC min.)

-Up to 28-day reuse period with no mixing or activation required

-Effective inactivation of TB, Hepatitis Viruses, MRSA, VRE, and HIV

-Easy-to-read Rapicide® OPA/28 Test Strips to accurately measure the ortho-phthaladehyde solution for effectiveness (with an intuitive pass/fail color chart on bottle)

-Less irritation to the eyes, nose and throat than Glutaraldehyde* because of the low percentage of OPA (.575%) *epa.gov

Website Features:

-Rapicide® OPA/28 HLD and Rapicide® OPA/28 Test Strip Instructions for Use

-A Future Date Calculator that allows customers to track reuse life and expiration dates

-Materials Safety Data Sheets

-Solution Log Sheets to keep track of MRC test results, test dates and operators

-Frequently Asked Questions

-And a 7-Step Instructional Product Wall Chart that coaches users on proper personal protection equipment all the way through the disposal of used chemistry

Crosstex/SPSmedical, A division of Cantel Medical Corp., have joined forces to serve the healthcare community as global manufacturers of infection control and prevention products. Crosstex/SPSmedica; offers high quality, innovative products, the majority of which are manufactured in the United States in their FDA-registered manufacturing facilities. Sold in more than 100 countries, the range of products distributed to medical, dental, and veterinary practices include: Secure Fit® technology face masks, Sure-Check® sterilization pouches, STEAMPlus® Class 5 Integrators, in-office and mail-in biological monitoring products and services, sterilization packaging, Rapicide® OPA/28 HLD, patient towels, surface disinfectants, hand sanitizers, gloves, sponges, cotton products, saliva ejectors, evacuator tips and the Crosstex Patients Choice® line of preventive products.

For more information visit www.Crosstex.com or www.SPSmedical.com