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Five Applications and Uses of Hypochlorous Acid

Hypochlorous acid (also called HOCl) is an increasingly used and very powerful biocidal disinfectant and sanitiser with a number of applications and uses. Coler Medical PPE investigates five applications and uses of hypochlorous acid in our latest article. 1)    Hand and body sanitiser A very popular use of hypochlorous acid is as a natural hand…

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Can I Use Hypochlorous Acid as a Cleaner?

Hypochlorous acid (also called HOCl) is well-known as a biocidal disinfectant and in health applications such as infection prevention/treatment, burns management and wound treatment. There are a number of other applications of hypochlorous acid too, one of which is as a cleaner. Coler Medical PPE explores a range of cleaning applications in this article. Useful…

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How Can I Use Hypochlorous Acid as a Disinfectant?

Disinfectants are a vital healthcare product, protecting us all from bacteria, viruses, and other pathogens. A range of natural and chemically-manufactured disinfectants are available all of which have their own pros and cons. Hypochlorous acid (also called HOCl) is produced naturally within mammals as an infection-prevention mechanism, in this article, Coler Medical PPE explores “how…

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How Are Hypochlorous Acid Products Manufactured?

Hypochlorous acid is a naturally occurring product but is unstable for medium-long term storage in its usual form. A variety of scientific breakthroughs have been achieved in recent years enabling hypochlorous acid to be safely and stably manufactured in bulk quantities. Read on to learn more about the manufacturing of hypochlorous acid. Why is hypochlorous…

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What are Tips and Advice for Essential Hand Hygiene?

Here at Coler Medical PPE we sell a range of sanitisers through our MIST-IFY range. Sanitisers are only part of the requirements for essential hand hygiene. Read on to learn some tips and advice for essential hand hygiene. Why is hand hygiene important? Practising hand hygiene is one of the very best ways of controlling…

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What is Hypochlorous Acid? – Why You Should Use It?

Hypochlorous acid is a natural, age-old disinfectant that is used by humans and other animals in white blood cells to fight against infections. It is proven to be one hundred times more effective at killing viruses, bacteria, and other pathogens than standard (artificially manufactured) disinfectants. Used as an active ingredient in electrolyzed water, hypochlorous acid…

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Glossary of Terms – Sanitiser and PPE Products (Part Two)

Welcome to part two, the concluding part of our two-part guide which explains various terms and phrases relating to sanitiser and PPE products. Read part one by clicking this link. Hand sanitiser Also known as hand rub and hand antiseptic, hand sanitiser is applied to hands primarily when access to soap and water is not…

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Glossary of Terms – Sanitiser and PPE Products (Part One)

This is part one of a two-part guide explaining various terms and phrases relating to sanitiser and PPE products. All terms are listed in alphabetical order. Read part two by clicking this link.  Active ingredient An active ingredient (as used in hand sanitisers for example) is the ingredient within a formulation that kills viruses, bacteria,…

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Reasons to Use Environmentally & Eco-friendly Hand Sanitisers

We all only have one planet earth and need to do our absolute best to protect it. Environmental issues are well-known and openly discussed. In this article, we explore the reasons why environmental & eco-friendly hand sanitisers should be used. Chemicals and ingredients that can be added to hand sanitisers Many chemicals can be added…

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