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    L&R's disinfection products
    for hand and surface disinfection.

    The right disinfectant

    in the right place at the right time.

    Our task: To specifically reduce the risks of transmission in patient surroundings. Our solution: The new product range for hand and surface disinfection – first-class quality and easily accessible.

    L&R’s new range of hand and surface disinfectants supports the processes on and around the patients, making tasks easier for the nursing staff.

    Easy access to disinfectants promotes an efficient multi-barrier system in your hospital, allowing you to:

    • simplify patient protection
    • specifically reduce the risks of transmission in patient surroundings
    • optimise your work processes
    • save time and costs

    L&R's disinfectants for hands

    The combination of efficacy and compatibility.

    L+R handdisinfect – Reliable hygienic hand disinfection against the most common pathogens of nosocomial infections and outbreaks 1) 2)

    • Broad spectrum of effect against bacteria, yeasts, mycobacteria, enveloped viruses, norovirus, adenovirus and rotavirus

    Effective against norovirus within 30 seconds.

    L+R handdisinfect – No remanent agents

    • Elimination of unnecessary substances
    • The risk of skin incompatibility and resistance is therefore reduced 3)
    • L+R handdisinfect blue with no added remanent agents is just as effective as a competitor’s product with the same alcohol base (data on file)

    Comparative efficacy of two products in surgical hand disinfection as defined by EN 12791: L+R handdisinfect blue: 45 g propan-2-ol, 30 g propan-1-ol; active agents of competitor’s product: 45 g propan-2-ol, 30 g propan-1-ol, 0.2 g mecetronium ethyl sulphate; data on file.

    L+R handdisinfect – Increased safety due to proven skin compatibility

    • Contains the care complex of glycerol and tetradecan-1-ol proven in hand disinfection for over 50 years
    • Glycerol moisturises the skin
    • Tetradecan-1-ol has lipid-replenishing properties

    *Relative frequency of test subjects without skin irritation measured in 3 studies, each with at least 214 subjects in % (Human Repeated Insult Patch Test – HRIPT). Tested with L+R handdisinfect blue, L+R handdisinfect green and L+R handdisinfect gel, data on file.

    L&R’s disinfectants for surfaces

    Extra degree of safety due to ready-to-use products.

    L+R surfacedisinfect – No preparation necessary

    • Ready-to-use, prefilled products prevent incorrect dosing
    • Results in safer use

    L+R surfacedisinfect alcohol inactivates the most important outbreak viruses2) in no time at all

    • Can be used in areas at particular risk of infection as defined by RKI/VAH 4), 5)
    • Alcohol-based wipes with 60 seconds of contact time against enveloped viruses, noroviruses, adenoviruses and rotaviruses

    L+R surfacedisinfect universal can be used on a wide range of surfaces

    • From small surfaces (0.2 m²) to larger surfaces (approx. 2 m²) – always the right ready-to-use wipes for the job
    • The different products are suitable for disinfecting alcohol-resistant and alcohol-sensitive surfaces

    The advantages at a glance

    L&R’s disinfection products

    Intelligent solutions for your work processes.

     

    The advantages of the new range of disinfectants are not just limited to the products. We have also enhanced the outer packaging and accessories – in this way, L+R disinfect helps to facilitate safe use of disinfectants and to make more effective use of working hours.

    Product names and pictograms.

    • Internationally understandable naming concept to minimise confusion
    • Pictograms make application easier

     

    Clear colour coding. Easier to differentiate between products

    • Effectual colour scheme with visibility of products and accessories from a distance
    • The risk of confusion is minimised
    • Colourfulness additionally supports quick assembly and refilling of materials

      The right accessories.

      More possibilities for specific disinfection

      • Hand disinfectant dispensers in signal colours increase attention 8)
      • Flexible attachment of the hand and surface disinfectant dispensers saves unnecessary walking
      • A number of possibilities for dispenser assembly, e.g. on tubular frames, in narrow passages or on rails

      Efficacy tables

      L+R handdisinfect

      Efficacy
      Effective against Declaration of
      efficacy for
      hand disinfectants
      Method of testing Recommendations for use
       L+R handdisinfect blue L+R handdisinfect gel L+R handdisinfect green
      Gram-positive and Gram-
      negative bacteria, incl.
      antibiotic-resistant
      strains
      Bactericidal VAH
      EN 13727
      30 sec. 30 sec. 30 sec.
      Yeasts Yeasticidal VAH
      EN 13624
      30 sec. 30 sec. 30 sec.
      Fungi and fungal spores Fungicidal VAH
      EN 13624
      30 sec.
      Tuberculosis bacteria Tuberculocidal EN 14348 30 sec. 30 sec. 30 sec.
      Mycobacteria Mycobactericidal EN 14348 30 sec. 30 sec. 30 sec.
      Enveloped viruses Limited virucidal activity as defined by DVV/RKI,
      virucidal against enveloped
      viruses as defined by EN
      DVV/RKI
      EN 14476
      30 sec. 30 sec. 30 sec.
      Enveloped viruses,
      plus noroviruses and adenoviruses
      Restricted virucidal
      spectrum as defined by EN
      EN 14476 30 sec. 30 sec. 30 sec.
      Rotaviruses Effective against rotaviruses EN 14476 30 sec. 30 sec. 30 sec.
      Enveloped and non-enveloped viruses Virucidal as defined by EN EN 1447630 sec. 30 sec.
      Areas of application Listing  
      Hygienic
      hand disinfection
      VAH EN 1500 30 sec. 30 sec. 30 sec.
      Surgical
      hand disinfection
      VAH EN 12791 90 sec. 90 sec. 90 sec.

      L+R surfacedisinfect alcohol

      Efficacy and coverage
      Effective against Declaration of
      efficacy for
      surface disinfectants
      Method of testing Recommendations for use / contact time
       L+R surfacedisinfect
      alcohol
      L+R surfacedisinfect
      alcohol tissues
      L+R surfacedisinfect
      alcohol wipes
      L+R surfacedisinfect
      alcohol maxi wipes
      Gram-positive and Gram-
      negative bacteria, incl.
      antibiotic-resistant
      strains
      Bactericidal VAH
      EN 13727
      EN 13697
      5 min.* 5 min.* 5 min.* 5 min.*
      Yeasts Yeasticidal VAH
      EN 13624
      EN 13697
      5 min.* 5 min.* 5 min.* 5 min.*
      Tuberculosis bacteria Tuberculocidal EN 14348 1 min. 1 min. 1 min. 1 min.
      Mycobacteria Mycobactericidal EN 14348 1 min. 1 min. 1 min. 1 min.
      Enveloped viruses Limited virucidal activity as defined by DVV/RKI DVV/RKI 30 sec. 30 sec. 30 sec. 30 sec.
      Noroviruses Effective against noroviruses EN 14476 30 sec. 30 sec. 30 sec. 30 sec.
      Adenoviruses Effective against adenoviruses EN 14476 30 sec. 30 sec. 30 sec. 30 sec.
      Rotaviruses Effective against rotaviruses EN 14476 30 sec. 30 sec. 30 sec. 30 sec.
      Coverage / area disinfected per wipe0.2 m² 0.5 m² 1 m²
      *Assessed value is at 1 min., only 5 min. are certifiable

      L+R surfacedisinfect universal

      Efficacy and coverage
      Effective against Declaration of
      efficacy for
      surface disinfectants
      Method of testing Recommendations for use / contact time
      L+R surfacedisinfect
      universal tissues
      L+R surfacedisinfect
      universal wipes
      L+R surfacedisinfect
      universal maxi wipes
      Gram-positive and Gram-
      negative bacteria, incl.
      antibiotic-resistant
      strains
      Bactericidal VAH
      EN 13727
      EN 13697
      5 min. 5 min. 5 min.
      Yeasts Yeasticidal VAH
      EN 13624
      EN 13697
      5 min. 5 min. 5 min.
      Enveloped viruses Limited virucidal activity as defined by DVV/RKI DVV/RKI 30 sec. 30 sec. 30 sec.
      Rotaviruses Effective against rotaviruses EN 14476 30 sec. 30 sec. 30 sec.
      Polyomavirus SV 40 Effective against polyomaviruses EN 14476 1 min. 1 min. 1 min.
      Coverage / area disinfected per wipe 0.2 m² 1 m² 2 m²
       
      1)

      Nationales Referenzzentrum für Surveillance von nosokomialen Infektionen (NRZ): Deutsche Nationale Punkt-Prävalenzstudie zu nosokomialen Infektionen und Antibiotika-Anwendung. 2011. Abschlussbericht; http://www.nrz-hygiene.de/fileadmin/nrz/download/PPS-Abschlussbericht-Stand05-08-2013final.pdf (27.01.2017)

       
      2)

      RKI: Infektionsepidemiologisches Jahrbuch meldepflichtiger Krankheiten für 2015. Berlin 2016

       
      3)

      KRINKO: Händehygiene in Einrichtungen des Gesundheitswesens. Empfehlung der Kommission für Krankenhaushygiene und Infektionsprävention (KRINKO) beim Robert Koch-Institut (RKI). Bundesgesundheitsbl. 2016; 59: 1189–1220

       
      4)

      RKI: Anforderung an die Hygiene bei der Reinigung und Desinfektion von Flächen. Empfehlung der Kommission für Krankenhaushygiene und Infektionsprävention beim Robert Koch-Institut (RKI). Bundesgesundheitsbl. 2004; 47: 51–61

       
      5)

      VAH: Zur Verwendung von Tuchspendersystemen in Bereichen mit besonderem Infektionsrisiko. Hyg Med 2014; 39–9

       
      6)

      WHO: WHO guidelines on hand hygiene in health care. First global patient safety challenge—clean care is safer care. Geneva, 2009

       
      7)

      Thomas BW et al.: Conspicuous vs Customary Location of Hand Hygiene Agent Dispensers on Alcohol-Based Hand Hygiene Product Usage in an Intensive Care Unit. J Am Osteopath. Assoc. 2009; 109: 263–267

       
      8)

      Scheithauer S et al.: Influence of signal colored hand disinfectant dispensers on hand hygiene compliance at a medical intensive care unit. AM J Infect Control 2014; 42(8): 926–8)

       
      9)

      RKI: Infektionsprävention im Rahmen der Pflege und Behandlung von Patienten mit übertragbaren Krankheiten. Empfehlung der Kommission für Krankenhaushygiene und Infektionsprävention (KRINKO) beim Robert Koch-Institut. Bundesgesundheitsbl. 2015; 58:1151–1170)

       
      10)

      Cheng VCC. et al.: Hand-touch contact assessment of high-touch and mutual-touch surfaces among healthcare workers, patients and visitors. J. Hosp. Infect. 2015; 90: 220–225

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