The new ASEPTOMAN® FORTE for routine use in high-risk areas
Hand disinfection is a key measure for reducing nosocomial infections in the healthcare sector. Dr. Schumacher GmbH has developed a new product to join the ASEPTOMAN family that offers good skin compatibility and excellent effectiveness that is specifically for routine hand disinfection in high-risk areas and outbreak situations:
ASEPTOMAN® FORTE is a virucidal, ethanol-based hand disinfectant. A carefully balanced mixture of highly concentrated ethanol, emollients and lipid replenishers without fragrances and dyes ensures optimal safety and compatibility, even for sensitive users. As part of hygienic hand disinfection, ASEPTOMAN® FORTE is broadly effective against noroviruses*, adenoviruses, rotaviruses and polioviruses, the most common causes of virus-related outbreaks, thanks to its highly effective formulation with 85% ethanol and is therefore ideally suited for use throughout the year. ASEPTOMAN® FORTE´s proven lipid replenishing system demonstrably increases skin moisture, nourishes the skin and is especially gentle to the skin.
ASEPTOMAN® FORTE creates a subjectively pleasant feeling on the skin: instead of the dry ‘dull’ feeling typical for ethanol when rubbed into the skin it leaves behind a ‘nourished feeling’. The rapid drying and the silky smooth feeling of the skin allow gloves to be donned easily. ASEPTOMAN® FORTE fulfils the current VAH requirements as well as EN standards and is based on an efficient and sustainable hygiene concept for the user. The new ethanol-based formulation now ensures limited spectrum virucidal activity and full virucidal activity (in accordance with EN 14476) within the application time for hygienic hand disinfection of 30 seconds. As a biocide it is also meets the latest requirements for hand disinfectants.
‘In a collaboration with our users, we have enhanced the ASEPTOMAN® family with a new product and now offer a full range of products for use as part of routine and surgical hand disinfection and in outbreak situations,’
said Jens Schumacher, managing director of Dr. Schumacher GmbH.
ASEPTOMAN® FORTE in the Dr. Schumacher PROTECT hygiene level will be available on the market starting 1 October 2018 in the sizes 100 mL, 500 mL and 1000 mL.
To implement an effective hygiene concept in the medical sector, systematic hand disinfection is an essential foundation. We support our customers in this regard with easily applicable, safe and well tolerated products, categorized using our
Dr. Schumacher hygiene levels.
The Dr. Schumacher hygiene levels
Preventative disinfection measures inhibit the spread of pathogens in general areas such as waiting rooms, hallways and offices.
There are many factors that increase the risk of infection on the wards and in outpatient areas. Suitable disinfection measures with more stringent requirements for effectiveness protect patients and personnel against negative factors.
In isolation areas of medical facilities as well as in outbreak situations, the focus for hygiene is on maximum effectiveness with awareness of the requirements in high-risk areas.