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2011-09-09 23:50:00

Breathe Safely, LLC honors the anniversary of the September 11 World Trade Center attacks and upon reflection, wants to announce there are certain things we can learn from the catastrophe. One simple, but effective strategy with a positive outcome, would be addressing the failure of respirator and masks (inward leakage) experienced by Ground Zero first responders and clean up workers. Brainerd, MN (PRWEB) September 09, 2011 Ron Matich, owner of Breathe Safely, LLC, owner of the the...

2010-10-15 07:30:00

LITTLE FALLS, N.J., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Cantel Medical Corp. (NYSE: CMN), announced today the launch of a new, unique design of medical face masks - the SecureFit(TM) series by Crosstex International, a Cantel subsidiary and a leading U.S. manufacturer of medical face masks. The SecureFit(TM) series of masks addresses scientific research that points to poorly fitting masks as a major hindrance to their effectiveness. Medical face masks, commonly referred to as "surgical masks," are...

2010-09-29 09:06:00

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Crosstex International, a subsidiary of Cantel Medical Corp. (NYSE: CMN), announced today the publication of sponsored research that suggests a far greater infection prevention value of medical face masks, commonly referred to as surgical masks, than previously understood. The key outcome challenges conventional wisdom that a medical mask or respirator is most effective when worn by a person attempting to protect oneself from exposure to infectious...

2010-07-12 17:02:00

SANTA ANA, Calif., July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Veterans Health Administration (VHA) has awarded Sperian Respiratory Protection USA a contract to purchase 65,000 special configuration modified Sperian Blue1 half-mask respirators with speaking diaphragm for use in VHA hospitals nationwide. VHA is the largest integrated healthcare system in the United States with over 150 hospitals and 130,000 healthcare workers. This award is a result of Sperian's emphasis on developing respiratory...

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2010-03-26 08:00:00

The effectiveness of ordinary surgical masks as opposed to respirators in protecting health care workers against the 2009 H1N1 influenza virus has been the subject of debate. An observational study published in the April 1, 2010 issue of Clinical Infectious Diseases, available online, suggests that surgical masks are just as effective as respirators in this regard. Researchers analyzed the incidence of H1N1 among health care workers from April through August of 2009 at Tan Tock Seng Hospital...

2009-12-15 06:30:00

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Safe Life Corp., an innovative antimicrobial company dedicated to developing novel technologies that prevent the spread of infection and disease, announced today that it is ramping production of its comfortable, breathable, A400 Series respirator to help healthcare providers and government agencies address the global shortage of N95 respirators during the H1N1 pandemic. The company has increased manufacturing capacity in response to a rapid rise in demand...

2009-11-09 06:30:00

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Safe Life Corp., an innovative antimicrobial company dedicated to developing novel technologies that prevent the spread of infection and disease, announced today the availability of the Safe Life A400 Series N95 Respirator with Antimicrobial Protection. Unlike traditional N95 respirators, the A400 is a comfortable, breathable respirator with the added protection of an active antimicrobial based on iodine, which has a nearly 200-year track record...


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