Chemical Shelf Life and Use Life

Chemical Shelf Life and Use Life

How long is your chemical good for after opening the bottle? This question may be posed to a sterile processing technician during an audit or survey, resulting in a panicked call to the chemical manufacturer.

Hardwick Dental Team Foundation 2022

Hardwick Dental Team Foundation 2022

This year the Hardwick team embarked on another journey to Kenya! The team at Certol, a Division of MicroCare was ecstatic to hear the good news and was excited to contribute to their efforts overseas. A donation of various disposable equipment was provided to help aid the team in providing good infection prevention practices and help increase efficiency. This included sterilization bags, disposable patient bib chains and disposable trays.

Press Release – MicroCare to Present New ProEZ Gel™ at AORN Expo Booth #9017

Press Release – MicroCare to Present New ProEZ Gel™ at AORN Expo Booth #9017

ProEZ Gel Ready-to-Use Pre-Treatment Gel is a new, high performing product for precleaning soiled instruments and devices at point of use. It has a unique innovative bio-generated action for effective soil removal even on complex, sticky orthopedic and neurosurgical soils. The targeted active soil breakdown combines with humectants to sustain moisture during holding and transport to reduce the risk of dangerous biofilm formation.

Medical Enzymatic Detergent and Aluminum Compatibility

Medical Enzymatic Detergent and Aluminum Compatibility

Why are we seeing dark grey streaks and haze on our aluminum sterilization containers? This question was posed by a sterile processing manager after a new washer was installed along with new detergent recommended by the washer manufacturer. The new detergent consistently passed weekly cleaning tests. Could a good cleaning agent also cause discoloration?

Certol Announces Sale of Business

Certol Announces Sale of Business

Certol International is pleased to announce that we were recently acquired by MicroCare LLC, a leading global provider of environmentally progressive critical cleaning fluids used in the electronics, metal finishing, transportation, communications, medical device and aerospace industries.