“When a patient develops a health care-associated infection (HAI), it is often difficult to determine where it originated. It could be from ambient air, countertops, water faucets, privacy curtains, bed rails, direct hand contact or any combination of these.” Read full article.
Specify Your Next Healthcare Design Project with King MediGrade®
King MediGrade® is a super tough polymer building sheet with an exclusive antimicrobial additive from Biosafe®, the latest technology for protecting the product surface against stain and odor causing bacteria, algae and fungi. The antimicrobial agent is bonded at the molecular level and will not leach out of the product. Unlike surface antimicrobials, the Biosafe additive protects against bacterial degradation for the lifetime of the product. Healthcare facilities, medical equipment and case goods made with King MediGrade® will stay cleaner and fresher between cleanings. Studies have shown that surfaces with this additive can reduce the amount of certain product-damaging bacteria by 99%.*
Active Ingredient (Biosafe®)…………….antimicrobial siloxane EPA Reg. No. 83019-1
*For bacteriostatic, fungistatic, & algistatic properties. This product is exempt from registration under 40 CFR 152.25(a). King MediGrade® effectiveness verified by ISO and ASTM standards. This product does not protect users or others from disease-causing bacteria. Always clean this product thoroughly after use.
Biosafe® is a registered trademark of BIOSAFE, Inc.: Patent numbers 7,851,653 and 7,858,141.