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It’s Time to Evolve Disinfection/Decontamination Protocols

Biosafety laboratory (BSL) staff go through great lengths to implement the necessary disinfection/decontamination protocols to meet FDA regulations; as well as to be in accordance with Good Laboratory Practices (GLP), and other regulatory bodies like the American Biological Safety Association (ABSA).  However, many of these disinfection/decontamination protocols rely on fumigation and the use of powerful chemicals like chlorine dioxide or formaldehyde to ensure dangerous pathogens don’t escape. Such protocols are hazardous, require intensive preparation and are likely to have negative effects on the health of personnel. Additionally, they are highly corrosive to equipment and continue to off gas well after disinfection/decontamination has been completed.

SteraMist™ powered by Binary Ionization Technology® (BIT™) Does Not Contaminate the Environment with any Toxic By-products

A more advanced option, SteraMist™ BIT is fully validated to comply with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) Standards and product performance is supported by Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) efficacy data. A highly effective disinfection/decontamination system, SteraMist™ BIT™ converts a liquid solution into reaction oxygen species after passing through a high voltage atmospheric cold plasma arc. This patented is free of bleach and chlorine, formaldehyde, titanium dioxide, and peracetic acid.

SteraMist™ BIT™ works like a gas for uniform disinfection of all hard non-porous surfaces without corroding or oxidizing. A fully portable, hand-held, point and spray disinfection system, the SteraMist™ Surface Unit is ideal for disinfecting:

  • Laboratory equipment such as hoods and bio safety cabinets.
  • Laboratory furniture
  • Materials during transfer in and out of aseptic areas
  • Surfaces after cleaning up spills
  • All hard, non-porous high touch surfaces

A transportable remotely controlled whole room fogging system, the SteraMist™ Environment System is ideal for disinfecting:

  • Entire laboratory spaces between studies
  • HEPA filtration systems
  • Multiple laboratory rooms at the same time to limit downtime (multiple treatment applicators per unit)

BSL-3 and BSL-4 Facilities Around the World Are Achieving Unparalleled Efficacy

Download more information about SteraMist™ BIT™ and a case study from one of the top biological safety labs in the US, the Galveston National Laboratory located at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.


*SteraMistTM Surface Unit: Staphylococcus aureus (Staphylococcus) (Staph) (ATCC# 6538), Pseudomonas aeruginosa (Pseudomonas) (ATCC# 15442), and Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) (ATCC# 33592)

┼SteraMistTM Environment System: Clostridium difficile spores (C. diff) (ATCC# 43598), Staphylococcus aureus (Staphylococcus) (Staph) (ATCC# 6538), and Pseudomonas aeruginosa (Pseudomonas) (ATCC# 15442)