Dentists understand their duty of care to provide a safe, hygienic environment that minimises the risk of cross contamination for patients and staff. They are conscientious about maintaining hygiene standards and implement processes for regular cleaning of surfaces and equipment. Though the processes are in place, are the products effective?
Many establishments still use alcohol or solvent based cleaning and sanitising products even though HTM01-05 highlights the risks associated with this. Continu offers an HTM01-05 compliant alcohol free solution.
We are able to provide a range of Continu sundries such as;
Hand cleaning products
Water line disinfectants
Appliance cleaning products
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Please email us if you would like further information or would like to place an order.
Dental Unit Water Line Disinfectant
HTM 01-05 states that, “no currently available single method or device will completely eliminate biocontamination of dental unit water lines or exclude the risk of cross-infection”. CE marked for use with medical appliances, Continu Disinfectant for Dental Unit Water Lines is highly effective at eliminating biofilm to achieve long term reduction in microbial contamination. Yet, being water based, it is very gentle, making it harmless to water lines and safe for patients.
As the disinfectant only needs to be applied weekly, it saves staff time and provides a cost effective solution.
Available in one litre bottles or economic and environmentally friendly five litre refills.
Continu complies with the HTM 01-05 requirement to clean surfaces with a suitable detergent.
The surface cleaner offers a 2 in 1 solution that removes dirt or grease whilst disinfecting the treated area to ensure surfaces are clean as well as decontaminated.
Available in 750ml trigger spray containers or impregnated wipes.
Hand wash & sanitiser
At last an alcohol free disinfection solution that can be used safely on skin without causing dryness or irritation. Users say that Continu has a conditioning effect even with constant use. Some customers have also reported that after using Continu, dermatitis and other skin conditions have diminished.
Continu hand sanitisers are available either as a disinfectant foam for use without water between patients or as an antimicrobial soap for surgical scrubs and to clean hands between sessions.
Dental Instrument Cleaner (manual and ultrasonic)
HTM 01-05 states that effective cleaning of dental instruments before sterilisation is of the utmost importance to reduce the risk of transmission of infectious agents.
The Continu Dental Instrument Cleaner is a concentrated solution that should be diluted to 5%. It is ideal for pre-cleaning instruments as it is so gentle that it will not damage equipment but the surfactant is sufficiently powerful to remove debris. HTM 01-05 states, Alcohol has been shown to bind blood and protein to stainless steel. The use of alcohol with dental instruments should therefore be avoided. The Continu Instrument cleaner has been shown in tests against leading alcohol based alternatives to eliminate protein from surfaces.
Available in a 1 litre bottle with measuring cap that delivers 20 litres of cleaning solution or a cost effective 5 litre refill that produces 100 litres, the Instrument Cleaner is CE marked for use on dental equipment.
Dental Impression Disnfectant
HTM 01-05 requires that impressions should be disinfected with specific cleaning materials noted in the CE marking instructions.
Continu Dental Impression Disinfectant is safe to use on all types of impressions from alginate to silicon without causing any shrinkage or distortion. This CE marked product has been shown in independent laboratory tests to inhibit fungal growth for up to 15 days and may be used either as a spray for instant disinfection or a bath for longer term results. Supplied in 1 litre bottles with 20 adhesive labels to comply with section 7.1c of HTM 01-05.