Prime Medical Introduces its SAF-T Products
Prime Medical (@) has created a line of SAF-T products (@) made from a patented fabric that kills bacteria, viruses, and germs with 99.9% effectiveness. Products include curtains, bed linens, towels, scrubs, lab coats, and patient gowns. Currently, unprotected fabrics provide shelter for microorganism that can cause diseases. The SAF-T line helps address the issue of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) which cause more than 100,000 deaths in the United States and can cost up to $45 billion dollars each year.
How does it work? SAF-T products are manufactured with a fabric that fastens to the chlorine molecules from the wash. These molecules continue to hold on for 120 days and in turn kill bacteria. Every time the SAFE-T products are washed with EPA-registered bleach, it regenerates its effectiveness.
“We are excited about the opportunity to turn the tide in infection prevention and reduce the incidence of HAIs,” said Jim Sampey, CEO of Prime Medical. “From the bed linens, patient apparel and privacy curtains to staff scrubs and lab coats – our products kill the colonization of harmful germs to make every soft surface safer.”