Hand Essentials for Canadian Market
Hu-Friedy announces the introduction of Hu-Friedy's Hand Essentials to the Canadian market. Several products from the premium hand care line, already available in the US, will be available for purchase beginning January 3, 2012.
The Hand Essentials line includes moisturizers and a lotion soap providing dental professionals with medical grade products for help with infection control program compliance. Hu-Friedy Hand Essentials has been designed specifically to help promote proper hand hygiene protocols in the dental office. Each product supports specific routines that dental professionals perform each day including hand washing and skin protection as recommended by the CDC.
FDA Bans Powdered Exam and Surgical Gloves
If you’re using powdered gloves in your office, you’ll have to stop using them by January 18 th . The FDA has issued a new rule banning powdered exam gloves declaring that they “present an unreasonable and substantial risk of illness or injury”. The FDA rule specifically states, “The use of powder on medical gloves presents numerous risks to patients and health care workers, including inflammation, granulomas, and respiratory allergic reactions.” There are plenty of viable non-powdered alternatives, the FDA says. In fact, check out some of those options here . What if you’re...Read More