Our Corporate Members

IPS recognises the mutual benefits of partnership with our commercial colleagues in developing the science and art of infection prevention. Such partnerships enables research and development and fosters professional relationships which can lead to the development and refinement of innovative ideas and products.

The IPS has developed a suite of tools which encourage this partnership between infection prevention professionals and industry:

Product Surgeries – three senior and respected IPS members are brought together in the form of an expert panel and up to six commercial organisations are able to individually meet with them for 45 minutes each and discuss the attributes of their products, technologies or designs and seek advice on matters of efficacy, in-use features and the potential or actual benefits to the NHS. For details of Product Surgeries please visit the Event Diary.

Networking Days – on the day following the Product Surgeries corporate members and other commercial organisations join with high quality speakers from government, the NHS and industry along with IPS Board members to review and discuss contemporary issues associated with healthcare acquired infection-related and specific business issues that impact on the infection prevention and control environment. This is a free day for corporate members. Prospective member companies are welcome to attend one meeting to evidence the benefits of the group and corporate membership of IPS. For details of Corporate Networking Days please visit the Event Diary.

IPS Industry Insights Technology Endorsement Programme (paid-for service) - efficacy and in-use information concerning products and technologies may be submitted by commercial organisations to IPS and will be subject to a review process. Where an expert panel are satisfied that the required standards are reached the product or technology may be placed on the IPS Industry Insights web site ( which is an open and public site and which is being developed to become the go-to reference site for endorsed product and technologies. A coveted Technology Endorsement Logo may also be used on sales and other material where products or technologies have been so approved. 

IPS Education and Training Endorsement Programme (paid-for-service) - educational and training materials from commercial organisations may be submitted to the Education and Professional Development Committee who will review their content and subject to the validity of the content may approve the content. Where these submissions meet the required standards and approval gained details will be placed on the IPS Industry Insights web site ( which is an open and public site and which is being developed to become the go-to reference site for endorsed education and training material. A coveted Education and Training Endorsement Logo may also be used on sales and other material where education and training materials have been so approved

Collaborative Projects and Educational Events (paid-for-service) – corporate members are encouraged to work with IPS in research projects for which senior IPS members are assigned to work with the member to develop and enact research concerning the product, technology or associated education and training. Additionally corporate members are also encourage to co-badge with IPS in relation to day conferences for IPS members and also parties from the wider healthcare environment . Both of these are bespoke and designed on a one-off basis and provide members with excellent opportunities to build their brand awareness amongst the IPS community.

Training Days for Corporate Clients (paid-for-service) - bespoke training days organised through the University of West London are available for corporate partners to attend to update their knowledge of infection prevention. 

IPS welcomes new corporate members. To discuss corporate membership please contact Dario Capaldi on 01506 292 048 or email For more details of the benefits of joining IPS as a corporate member visit the 'Why Join as a Corporate Member' pages on the website.

Corporate membership per se, of the IPS at no time implies endorsement of individual companies products and values nor does it entitle them to any preferential access to IPS members in the day to day course of their duties.

Our corporate members are: 

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At 3M, we apply science in collaborative ways to improve lives daily. With $30.1 billion in sales, our 91,500 employees connect with customers all around the world.  3M is a company rooted in scientific exploration and the belief that every problem has a solution. We continue to invest in R&D, to discover solutions together with our customers using 3M’s technologies, manufacturing and global capabilities.  Science is at the heart of everything we do, including application of clever technologies which help healthcare providers optimise patient safety and improve the cost effectiveness and outcomes of care. This is encapsulated in our company’s brand identity, 3M Science. Applied to Life.™

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All in One Medical

All in One Medical is a UK manufacturer of high quality antimicrobial disposable cubicle curtains and roller blinds. Treated with Fantex antimicrobial biomimetic polymer, these products not only provide privacy and dignity, but also effective protection from microbes, scientifically proven to kill to Log 5, 99.999% in three minutes.  Founded in 2003, our aim is to bring to market an innovative, high quality, and highly effective range of disposable and biocidal products. This mission was achieved with the patenting of our unique product, and successful installation and trials in a number of leading hospital trusts in the UK.  Our range of products are designed to deploy our advanced antimicrobial defences at as many touch-points as possible in large and small hospitals, GP surgeries, medical centres, clinics and at home. We work with our healthcare partners to provide a safe haven for patients and staff, saving money by providing the best in class product at the best price.  We conduct a continuous R&D policy and plan to introduce further infection control products in the coming years.


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B.Braun Medical Ltd

B. Braun Medical is one of the world’s leading health-care companies offering health-care professionals high quality and innovation for the prevention and control of infection.


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Byotrol PLC

Byotrol Technology Ltd., is the parent company of Winchpharma (Consumer Healthcare) Ltd., and are an Organisation founded on scientific excellence.   Listed on the NHS Contract, Byotrol produce high quality, efficacious hand and surface infection control products that are safe for use in public places.  With ongoing investment in Research and Development, Byotrol are continually innovating to offer our customers and end-user markets, products that help control the spread of infection and encourage good hygiene practices.  Byotrol prides itself on evidence based claims using in-house and industry-recognised external laboratories.  The product portfolio includes the Byotrol and INVIRTU brands, with formulations designed to provide high efficacy and great aesthetics that reduce risk to the user and helps remove challenges frequently faced by healthcare workers. 

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Cepheid recently launched a new website called Diagnostics First to highlight the important contributions that innovative diagnostics are making in the fight against antimicrobial resistance.  In the face of diagnostic uncertainty, fast and accurate molecular diagnostics can help provide the information needed. Fight back against antibiotic resistance with diagnostics first. Sign up today to receive customized, educational content and learn how on-demand molecular testing can help achieve your institution’s Infection Prevention and Antimicrobial Stewardship goals.

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GIPskins has been developed as a response to the growing problem of arm injuries and skin to skin infections; suffered by social and healthcare workers.  We provide a solution to this escalating problem which we call our Grip Infection Protection system, known as GIPskins.  GIPskins are our patented PPE arm sleeves, which cover and protect the length of the forearm, upper arm and partially the hand. GIPskins are ergonomically designed for maximum comfort, breathable, waterproof, re-useable, washable to 95 degrees, are antimicrobial, antifungal and stain (inc blood) resistant. In order, not to intimidate sensitive clients; GIPskins have been designed to be aesthetically non-threatening.  By combining innovative design with a specially bonded Dartex material, we can significantly reduce risk of injury & cross contamination; providing workers and employers with peace of mind.

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Clinimax Ltd

Clinimax manufactures Difficil-S®, a powerful broad spectrum sporicidal disinfectant. As both a preventative measure and where infection is present, use Difficil-S® to fight microorganisms throughout hospitals and care homes. Combining ease of use with long lasting results, within just five minutes of application, Difficil-S® achieves up to an outstanding 5-log reduction (up to 99.999%) in pathogens, acting against microorganisms of interest and is proven to be non-corrosive on virtually any material.

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Daniels Healthcare is a market leader in the manufacture and supply of sharps and speciality containers for hospitals, surgeries, needle exchange schemes, councils and the clinical waste industry.

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DDC Dolphin Ltd

DDC Dolphin are dedicated to excellence and innovation in sluice room/dirty utility room design, as well as equipment manufacture, installation, testing and servicing. We specialise in sluice rooms and dirty utility rooms within care-homes, hospitals, hospices and special needs schools. Our industry-leading technology, such as our newly patented hands-free equipment and microbe safe surfaces, can help reduce the incidents of healthcare associated infections (HAIC). Our certified, full-time engineers service and test dirty utility room appliances from any manufacturer across the UK.




Sealed Air's Diversey business is a world leader in hygiene solutions and can offer process recommendations and products to help customers arm themselves against infections. Its range of industrial cleaners and disinfectants has been extensively tested and is effective against a broad spectrum of bacteria and viruses. The comprehensive Diversey portfolio consists of a great range of hand sanitisers, surface cleaners floor cleaners, disinfectant wipes, antiseptics and disinfectants, including the award winning Oxivir. Sealed Air's Diversey business works across a number of industry sectors, including healthcare and hospital environments, and has expertise in the prevention of health care acquired infections (HAIs) such as MRSA and C.diff.




As a leader in infection prevention, Ecolab provides products, tools, training and service to healthcare facilities to help prevent the spread of healthcare acquired infections. Our quality chemical formulations, unique packaging designs and innovative dispensing systems are focused on the individual needs of the markets we serve.




Essity is a leading global hygiene and health company dedicated to improving well-being through our products and solutions.  Tork® is our leading global brand offering professional hygiene products and services to the healthcare sector.  Our products can be found in most NHS Trusts in England & Wales.  Tork offers hygiene systems that can deliver genuine cost savings whilst improving hygiene standards. We have an excellent understanding of hand hygiene compliance in healthcare environments and offer compete hand washing and drying solutions tailored to all areas from public washrooms to hygiene critical areas.  Other products offered by Essity include the leading global brand TENA, and other strong brands such as Jobst and Leukoplast.

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Evans Vanodine International plc

Evans Vanodine has been developing and manufacturing consistent, efficient and cost effective cleaning and hygiene products for 100 years. Its products cover an extensive range of applications for the industrial, janitorial, food process and animal health sectors. Established in 1919 by William Charles Evans, in Salford, the company, which is still owned and run by the Evans family, has grown from one small laboratory and an office to become an industry world leader, with products currently exported to over 80 countries worldwide.  Evans Vanodine has built a reputation based on innovation and commitment to research and development, ensuring a flow of new and improved formulations. In-house laboratories enable the company to deliver quality and consistency at every stage of production and the company has achieved accreditation by the British Standards Institution under ISO 9001 and ISO 14001. Its UKAS accredited Microbiology laboratory is approved to test the efficacy of disinfectants using European Standard test methods, ensuring bactericidal and fungicidal claims for products are substantiated.  Commitment to quality and service is deeply rooted in the Evans family tradition and this, together with dedicated staff throughout the company, will ensure continued success for Evans Vanodine and its customers for years to come. 

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Frontier Medical Group

Our Sharpsafe® and Clinisafe® ranges are designed to meet all sharps and clinical waste disposal requirements, whilst the Near Patient Sharps Disposal system by facilitating point-of-use sharps containment to reduce needle-stick injuries.



GAMA Healthcare

GAMA Healthcare are the market leader in infection prevention and control solutions. Their range of Clinell, Carell and Cleanall products combine innovative technology with ease of use, providing the professional healthcare industry with the most effective options available. With an ethos of high quality products, verified science, cost effectiveness and extensive after sales support, GAMA Healthcare have established themselves as the premium choice for infection prevention professionals.


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GOJO Industries, Inc. is the leading global producer and marketer of skin health and hygiene solutions for away-from-home settings. Its broad portfolio includes hand cleaning, hand washing, hand sanitising and skin care formulas under the renowned GOJO® and PURELL® brand names. GOJO is known for state-of-the-art dispensing technology, engineered with attention to design and functionality. Its complete programmes promote healthy behaviours for hand hygiene, skin care and, in critical environments, compliance.

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Guest Medical

Manufacturer and distributor of specialised surface disinfectants and hand cleansing products for use by Hospitals, Clinics, Community Health Care Workers and Nursing Homes.

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Haigh Group Ltd t/a Jalkin

The team at Jalkin are human waste experts, aiming to improve infection control and human waste management from your patient right through to where the waste is no longer your responsibility. We can help with: Infection risk audits - Cleaning protocols - Waste handling from immobile or incontinent residents - Drainage, sluiceroom and sewerage compliance. This end to end view on the human waste path gives us a unique perspective that delivers measurable, sustainable benefits in a cost effective fashion.

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ICNet International

ICNet International is a leading healthcare software provider dedicated to improving patient safety, improving healthcare worker efficiencies and delivering cost effective innovative products. Focused on the reduction of Healthcare Associated Infections through its state-of the-art case management and surveillance software, for surgical site infections, infection prevention and antimicrobial stewardship, ICNet designs, develops and supports multi-lingual, cross browser based software solutions that are being used globally saving time and aiding effective action and putting healthcare workers in control of their data. ICNet has achieved Meaningful Use status. For further information please contact /

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Isopharm provide a professional, interesting and easy way of completing your learning requirements whatever role you play in the dental team. Our dental training is offered via our E-Learning platform, as we understand that you have busy professional lives. Isopharm comply with GDC Enhanced CPD stipulations, including reflective learning, linking all courses to relevant development outcomes, quality assurance on course content and online personal development plan tools for annual subscribers! Subscribe and save, with instant access to all our online verifiable CPD courses for only £36 per annum. Alternatively pay as you go, buying the online verifiable CPD courses that you need, when you need them. Whilst we look after your education, Isopharm also assist you in ensuring your products are compliant. With an ever-growing range we are excited to offer more specialist products to ensure our customers receive the best experience from Isopharm.

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Established over 80 years ago and acquired in 2001 by Kohler Co. the leading American manufacturer of bathroom and kitchen products, Rada, the commercial brand of Kohler Mira, has developed an enviable reputation for innovation, quality and practical water temperature control solutions for sport/leisure, healthcare, education, industry and public washroom applications around the world and is the clear market leader in the UK. With products sold in over 40 countries worldwide, Rada offers an extensive range of solutions for hand-washing, showering, bathing and urinal flushing applications, including the widest range of UK Healthcare approved (TMV3/BS7942) thermostatic mixing valves.



Lonza is one of the world’s leading suppliers to the pharmaceutical, biotech and specialty ingredients markets. As an integrated solutions provider, Lonza is boosting its value creation along and beyond the healthcare continuum with a strong focus on patient healthcare, consumer preventive healthcare and consumers’ healthy environment. Lonza offers Informatics Solutions for Infection Prevention and Control – the MODATM Platform simplifies the environmental monitoring processes you use every day, making compliance easier.

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MEG Support Tools

MEG Audit tools reduce healthcare associated infections through audit, feedback and reporting. Real-time compliance results, alerts and training information are available on our mobile apps for hand hygiene, environmental, care bundle and other audits



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Mölnlycke Health Care Everyone knows HiBi. With a history that stretches back over 40 years, hospitals all over the world have used or use our products, from surgical scrubs to anti-bacterial rubs. What you may not know is that all of HiBi's products are supplied by Mölnlycke Health Care, the world-leading manufacturer of single-use surgical and wound care products and services for the healthcare sector. This means that all HiBi products must meet the highest standards of quality, safety and efficacy. HiBi products are designed with you in mind. Sometimes, you need a product that destroys bacteria on contact. At other times, it's more beneficial to use a product with a long-lasting residual effect. That's why we offer a complete range of solutions that include aqueous scrubs, alcohol-based rubs and concentrates, effective against a wide range of bacteria, yeasts, dermatophyte fungi and lipophilic viruses using both alcohol and Chlorhexidine technologies. There is a growing concern within the minds of patients today that they may pick up an infection whilst in hospital undergoing surgery. By demonstrating the benefit of washing with a product containing Chlorhexidine gluconate (HiBi Scrub Plus), we show that there is action that can be taken to reduce the risk from infection and empower patients to take proactive steps prior to surgery.

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NHS Supply Chain

NHS Supply Chain is operated by DHL and managed by the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA). We support the National Health Service and other healthcare organisations in England and Wales by providing end to end procurement and supply chain solutions.  We are working closely with NHSBSA, to build on the £150m savings already achieved, to deliver our £300 million cash releasing savings target by September 2018 by developing an innovative procurement programme aligned to the principles laid out in the Carter report.  Using strategic category management, we manage the sourcing, delivery and supply of healthcare products and food for over 1,000 NHS trusts and healthcare organisations.  We provide a single point of access to over 316,000 nationally available lines ranging from bandages to sutures and gloves to surgical equipment.  We work with suppliers of all sizes to ensure our range embraces high quality and innovative products. 

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Nanosonics is a global infection prevention innovator and inventor of trophon®2, a breakthrough disinfection technology which is setting the new standard of care globally for ultrasound probe reprocessing.  trophon2 is an updated version of the popular trophon EPR device.  With trophon2, Nanosonics has gone further in providing the world’s most advanced ultrasound high level disinfection solution offering smarter protection, flexibility, functionality, traceability and integration.  Central to trophon2 is a new software platform which delivers superior capabilities including the AcuTrace™ feature for digital traceability and documentation of disinfection cycles through the latest state-of-the-art RFID technology which is embedded in ultrasound probe tags, operator cards, disinfectant bottles and chemical indicators. trophon2 can also store over 100,000 disinfection records providing more accurate and complete records for improved compliance with required standards.  An optional AcuTrace™ PLUS digital connectivity enables trophon2 to be seamlessly integrated with hospital IT systems for a streamlined, digital and completely integrated reprocessing solution.  For users, it means that, at the touch of a button, they can verify that any probe, at any moment in time, has been successfully disinfected, resulting in peace of mind for patients and their care providers.

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Pal International

Pal International is a leading UK manufacturer of wipes and hygiene solutions, with over 40 year's experience. Pal's focus on quality and innovation has led to the Pal brand being recognised and trusted worldwide. The company brings its technology and expertise from the rigorous, exacting standards of infection prevention in the food and beverage sectors, to launch a complete range of infection prevention wipes under the Medipal brand into the healthcare market. The Medipal range includes disinfectant, detergent, chlorhexidine, sporicidal, alcohol and patient care wipes

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At PDI Europe we are driven by a higher purpose to lead the fight against preventable infections and help save lives. We are proud to be a world leader in manufacturing and developing innovative and technologically advanced products for the global healthcare market.  Our diverse product ranges of clinically effective pre-moistened wipes are manufactured within the UK for customer across the globe, including the UK National Health Service (NHS).  Our brands include Sani-Cloth® for infection control and Hygea® for patient care.  At PDI we never forget who we're all working for.  For more information please visit or


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Polyco Healthline

Polyco Healthline combines the 85 years’ expertise of two leading businesses, who provide protection and hygiene products and services in the workplace and home.  Our wide and technical range – including reusable and disposable gloves, workwear and bags – is trusted and used by multiple sectors throughout UK and overseas.  From our state-of-the-art warehouse and laboratory testing facility in Lincolnshire, our expert teams drive research and development and maintain logistics and customer service levels to ensure just-in-time supply.  Designing, sourcing, licensing and selling products, we optimise every step across the global supply chain. We innovate in partnership with commercially-minded businesses to overcome their biggest challenges and to ensure a more compliant and safer environment.  Together, we are the Masters in Safe and Clean.





RB is the leading consumer health, hygiene and home company, helping people deal with the ever-more demanding pace of life.  And we’re good at it, which is why we’re one of the fastest growing companies in our sector.  All our brands are grounded in science, led by consumer need. Our purpose is to innovate continuously and work with like-minded partners to get good ideas into homes all over the world.  The results can be seen in brands which include Dettol, Durex, Enfamil, Gaviscon, Lysol, Nurofen, Nutramigen, Scholl and Strepsils.  As we sharpen our focus on health and hygiene home, we will continue to deliver consistent, sustainable growth. That means taking our responsibilities to our 40,000-plus employees and to the planet seriously by doing the right thing, even when it’s hard.  Our goals are designed and pursued, and we always lead and act with integrity.  At RB, we firmly believe that in doing well, we can do good. We also want to help the communities in which we operate and invest 1% of our annual profits, often working with our longer-term partners.  Our aim is to positively impact the health and lives of the vulnerable with a focus on four areas where we identify the greatest unmet needs: Sexual health and rights; malnutrition and stunting; health and hygiene; environment.

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RL Solutions

RL Solutions Infection Surveillance and Control software is a comprehensive set of tools to help healthcare organisations monitor, manage and control Healthcare Associated Infections. Fully integrating with existing clinical systems RL can also help you with Outbreak Management protocols, Hand Hygiene audits, Organisational Compliance reporting, Antimicrobial Stewardship activities and much more. RL prides itself on creating and maintaining long-lasting relationships. We're trusted globally by over 1800 healthcare organisations. We’re proud to serve a diverse group of healthcare clients, including acute care hospitals, ambulatory care, behavioural health, community care, long-term care and even organ donation institutes. RL also works with universities, regulatory bodies, departments of health and federal governments.

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Roma Medical Aids Ltd

Established in 1972 Roma Medical is one the UK’s leading independent manufacturers of hospital and rehabilitation equipment. At our modern factory in Bridgend, South Wales, we produce quality British products to the highest standards using only the very best raw materials sourced from our British suppliers.  Having Supplied the NHS for the past 40 years we are proud to have provided hospitals throughout the country with durable medical equipment fully supported by our professional after sales team operating nationwide.  Some years ago we were asked by a number of hospital professionals to design a hospital commode / toilet chair that would help to control infections such as MRSA and Clostridium Difficile.  The Commode needed to be functional, durable, easy to clean, designed to be used at the bedside and over existing hospital ward toilets. The Romachair was born as a result.  Unlike many other commodes available today, all of the Romachair range is manufactured here in the UK to the highest British and International standards. We are able to offer a 5 year limited warranty on the frame, ensuring hospitals get excellent value for money.  Commode seats, over seats and backrests are easily removed for cleaning without having to use tools.


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SC Johnson Professional

Deb Med, known in the healthcare market because of its specialised skincare products and the DebMed Monitoring System, is now SC Johnson Professional. Part of SC Johnson Professional since 2015, a rebranding exercise marks the company’s continued expansion into the healthcare segment.
The move is bringing together a legacy of leadership in skincare with proven, trusted products from SC Johnson to help protect patients and caregivers in the healthcare setting. SC Johnson Professional is now one brand that includes the same trusted hand hygiene and monitoring products designed to help reduce infections, increase patient safety and decrease costs.  The SC Johnson Professional HealthcareProgramme integrates three key elements: Essential Products / Vital Information / Highest Standards to allow for a tailored hand hygiene compliance and skin care programme to be installed into any healthcare environment. The programme ensures the right products are available where and when needed, enables hand hygiene and skin care best practice and will bring real sustainable health and financial benefits to hospitals, patients and staff.  


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Sharpsmart Ltd

Sharpsmart's Reusable Sharps Containers reduce sharps injuries, minimise waste and associated CO2 emissions, save costs and improve compliance when compared with single use sharps containers.


Schülke & Mayr UK Ltd

Schülke has been a leading force in infection control for over 125 years and our company philosophy is centred on one concept: hygiene. We are a chemical and pharmaceutical manufacturer whose products and services protect people and materials against infections and contamination.  Poor hygiene isn't always visible, however the effects and spread of life-threatening infections are often very noticeable. For this reason, preventative and efficient hygiene management is necessary for successful and economic clinic operation.  Specialists in skin, surface and instrument decontamination as well as widely effective octenidine based antiseptics for wound management, we offer a product portfolio developed to achieve the best results in a challenging and ever changing clinical environment.

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Innovative products to assist infection prevention: wipes, foam cleansers, pulp etc.

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Offer innovative cleaning systems for professional users.  We know what needs users in different environments are looking for, and we offer solutions that help you clean faster, more effectively and to lower total costs.  Vileda Professional offers an innovative range of market leading cleaning products for the professional user in all environments.