Hand Essentials Personal Hygiene Line
Hu-Friedy introduces Hand Essentials, a complete line of premium hand care products, including moisturizers, soaps, and sanitizers that provide dental professionals with medical grade products for hygiene and help with infection control program compliance.
The line includes Sterillium Comfort Gel, an easy-to-use hand sanitizing gel that kills 99.999% of a broad range of nosocomial pathogens within 15 seconds and contains moisturizing emollients that increase skin hydration. The line also includes a Skin Repair Cream with Olivamine to help deliver moisture and nutrients to the skin. Instant Hand Antiseptic, Antibacterial Soap, Lotion Soap, and Moisturizing Lotion round out the Hand Essentials line.
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