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Vital Oxide

Vital Oxide is EPA registered hospital disinfectant cleaner, mould killer, and odour eliminator. Vital Oxide’s formula is non-irritating to the skin. Non-corrosive to most treated articles and NSF certified (No rinse required) for food contact surfaces. Made ready to use, Vital Oxide kills 99.999% of bacteria, including E.coli, Salmonella in less than 60 sec.

Removing mould and bacteria can involve strong chemicals that may trigger health problems, like chlorine bleach products that produce trihalomethanes (THM) and haloacetic acids (HAAS) which are linked to cancer. Now there’s an ecologically sound alternative. Vital Oxide is colourless, odourless – so mild you can wash your hands in it, and will not harm hard or soft surfaces, or colorcast fabrics. Use it on shower curtains, under sinks, in basements and crawl spaces – anywhere mould and bacteria are found.

Local Pork Industry

Recent introduction of Vital Oxide to the local pork industry has been met with very good, early success.

Vital Oxide’s fast and lasting action against bacteria such as e-coli, has resulted in a reduction of bacterial infections of suckling piglets.

Statistical analysis’s indicates the following advantages to following a sanitisation protocol with Vital Oxide:

  • Markedly lower mortality rate and improved viability index of piglets 0 -14 days old, resulting in a higher average quantity of piglets weaned per farrowing sow.
  • Reduced onset and lower transmission of e-coli related scour, reducing antibiotic treatment.
  • Higher average weight per weaned piglet, which in turn translates into compounded weight gains at the end of the growing phase.
  • Farmers and veterinarians alike are enthusiastic about improved production efficiencies attributed to Vital Oxide.

Healthy Cleaning

Hospital Disinfectant

Healthcare associated infections (HAIs) are the number four cause of death in the United States, exceeding the combined mortality of breast cancer, AIDS and traffic
accidents. In a 2008 article, the editor of the New England Journal of Medicine, estimated that hospital acquired infections add an average of $15,000 to the cost of care which puts a total cost of infections in the U.S. around $40 billion a year.This cost is in addition to the suffering caused with more than 2 million infections a year, over 150,000 deaths and millions of extra days spent in the hospital.

Of equal concern are the evolving antibiotic resistant strains of microorganisms such as Methicillin-resistant Staphhylococcus aureas (MRSA) and Acinetobacter spp, which are making the resulting mortality of a healthcare associated infection greater than ever.

The result has been increased public pressure, and legislative initiatives, holding hospitals accountable for these increased costs. In October of 2008, Medicaid approved a policy to no longer reimburse hospitals for certain preventable errors (including some types of infections) and Medicare is reserving the right to further expand the list. Private insurers are following this lead.​

One recent study found that 59% of environmental surfaces were contaminated with MRSA in affected patients’ rooms.Yet a rigorous environmental cleaning intervention can reduce the transmission of MRSA and other multidrug-resistant organisms in hospital intensive care units.

  • Vital Oxide is a Fast and Effective Way to Kill Virus, Bacteria, and Mold That Cause Healthcare Associated Infections

Mold and Mildew

Mold and Mildew can be found almost anywhere as it can grow on virtually any substance when moisture is present, and can be a risk to our health and wellbeing, triggering asthma attacks and other allergic reactions as well as off gassing harmful VOC’s into our environment.

Used and recommended by mold remediation professionals, Vital Oxide can be used in all areas of the home, from bedroom and bathroom to concrete walkways and crawl spaces, and yet is gentle enough to be used on fabrics like clothing and upholstery.

Vital Oxide can effectively be used in all areas of homes and building from the bathroom, concrete walkways and building exteriors, yet is gentle enough to be used on personal items like clothing and washing machines.

Vital Oxide has shown long-term effectiveness against mold and mildew regrowth for up to 7 months with one treatment.

Residential Sanitizer

Certified by NSF International – The Public Health and Safety Company – Vital Oxide is a no rinse-required sanitizer for food contact surfaces. That’s real important when it comes to use in commercial kitchens, and FDA inspected food processing establishments, and equally important for all around use in your home.
 
For too long homemakers have had no choice but to use chlorine bleaches, and other harmful chemicals laden with cancer causing compounds, and irritating fumes. Vital Oxide will replace a wide range of your current household cleaners, sanitizers, and disinfectants with one product designed to enhance your environment.

Carpet and Rug

Spills and spots are inevitable, but they do not have to be permanent. The right cleaning solutions can help keep your facility’s carpet looking its best between professional deep cleanings. To identify superior performing cleaning products, CRI has developed the Seal of Approval program.

CRI worked with an independent laboratory to test off-the-shelf spot removers and pre-spray solutions. Of the 25 products tested, only four cleaned a soiled carpet sample better than water. Some caused the cleaned carpet area to re-soil faster and — worse — some products damaged the carpet’s color and texture.

Odor Control

Effective on harsh odors such as tobacco, smoke, pet urine, cooking and sports equipment, Vital Oxide cuts to the source of the odors on a molecular level, instead of masking the with fragrances.​

Vital Oxide has powerful cleaning action that removes organic stains without damage to treated articles, hard or soft surfaces.

Unpleasant odors have been recognized as a warning sign of potential risks to human health. The rot smell on producing or the rancid smell of spoiled food triggers a natural defense in us indicating a health risk. Vital Oxide works on the cause of the malodor by oxidizing the organism causing it. Vital Oxide is an EPA registered hospital disinfectant and mold eliminator with all claims tested so you can be sure that it will eliminate the cause of the problem. Other odor eliminators can cause allergic or asthmatic reactions making a bad situation worse. Vital Oxide is Hypoallergenic, contains no fragrances and can be used by the most sensitive allergy suffers.

Ebola

According to the CDC Interim Guidance for Environmental Infection Control in Hospitals for Ebola Virus date August 1, 2014, Vital Oxide would fall under the suggested use disinfectant for non-enveloped virus as Vital Oxide Currently carries claims for norovirus and rotavirus as mention is the Interim Guidance copied below. Use a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-registered hospital disinfectant with a label claim for a non-enveloped virus (e.g., norovirus, rotavirus, adenovirus, poliovirus) to disinfect environmental surfaces in rooms of patients with suspected or confirmed Ebola virus infection.

Although there are no products with specific label claims against the Ebola virus, enveloped viruses such as Ebola are susceptible to a broad range of hospital disinfectants used to disinfect hard, non-porous surfaces. In contrast, non- enveloped viruses are more resistant to disinfectants. As a precaution, selection of a disinfectant product with a higher potency than what is normally required for an enveloped virus is being recommended at this time. EPA-registered hospital disinfectants with label claims against non-enveloped viruses (e.g., norovirus, rotavirus, adenovirus, poliovirus) are broadly antiviral and capable of inactivating both enveloped and non- enveloped viruses.

The full guidelines can be found here:

http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/hcp/environmental-infection-control-in-hospitals.html

The list of EPA registered disinfectants for use against Ebola can be found here:

http://www.epa.gov/oppad001/list-l-ebola-virus.html

HVAC and Air Ducts

Vital Oxide eliminates odors caused by bacteria, mold, mildew, smoke, animal waste and cooking that can affect the air quality of an HVAC system and air ducts. Great for use in residential, commercial and industrial buildings, Vital Oxide will not harm or damage HVAC system components.

ODOR CONTROL

  • Spray Vital Oxide into system intake vents while system fan is running.
  • Allow enough spray time for Vital Oxide to contact air duct system surfaces, Repeat application as necessary.

HVAC / AIR DUCTS

  • Furnaces.
  • Air Handlers.
  • Packaged units including Rooftops and Packaged Terminal Air Conditioner (PTAC) units.
  • Fan coil units.
  • Air distribution components such as air handlers, mixing boxes, transfer boxes, transitions, and turning vanes, dampers, fans and fan housings, and associated components.
  • Condensate drain pans.
  • Unlined sheet metal ducts.
  • Air supply and return ducts and plenums fabricated with plywood, OSB or other wood like material.
  • Flexible air ducts fabricated of metal or plastic.
  • Humidifiers.
  • Dehumidifiers; both Desiccant and Refrigerated.
  • Registers, Grills and other air intake and discharge devices.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

  • Wet the surfaces with the spray, giving special attention to cracks and crevices.
  • Vital Oxide will not stain any materials not stained by water we suggest testing for compatibility on surface of concern first.
  • Allow ten to twenty minutes for drying. No rinsing or wiping is required.
  • Following the elapsed drying time it is best practice to purge the system, by increasing the negative pressure through the outdoor exhaust or negative air machine or by turning on the vacuum used to pre-clean the HVAC system, while removing the duct openings seals. This will minimize the release of scent into the spaces served by the system.

APPLICATION TECHNIQUES

  • Vital Oxide must be applied evenly to surfaces that are being treated.
  • Even and uniform application is essential for satisfactory results.
  • The procedures, equipment and techniques described below have been tested and provide the desired results.
  • Other procedures, equipment or techniques may also achieve satisfactory results but should not be used without discussing the specific situation and equipment with a Customer Service.

APPLICATION FREQUENCY

  • Normally, infrequent application (every 3 months for HVAC Systems and every 6 months to every two years for air ducts) will provide effective control. Some critical applications such as HVAC and duct systems serving critical health care spaces or clean rooms where it is essential to minimize the generation of particulate matter that may be released as a by Product of microbial growth may require more frequent treatment. Do not apply more often than monthly and then only if there is evidence of re-growth. This Product must only be used in those cases where visible microbial growth has been detected in the system and then only after removing that growth and identifying and correcting the conditions that led to that growth. Prior to reapplication in such cases, investigate to determine the cause of re-growth and correct that problem prior to re-application. Before embarking on a program of frequent application (more frequent than every three months) contact us and discuss the specific application and situation. Also make sure the re-occurrence of microbial growth does not have another cause such as persistently high humidity, standing water or hidden leaks.
  • Prior to reapplication, the interior of the ducts and other surfaces must be inspected and found to be free of accumulated soil. If soil or growth is found, the cause should be determined and corrected and then the ducts cleaned in accordance with accepted industry practice. If microbial growth persists in air ducts following application re-inspect for duct leaks, carryover of water from cooling coils or humidifiers and other sources of moisture promoting growth. Eliminate such sources of moisture before retreating.