HACKENSACK, New Jersey--Did you know the average dental procedure generates airborne aerosols and droplets of saliva, blood, and other materials from an open mouth? These droplets may contain potentially harmful germs that can land on almost any surface in the dental operatory. If these surfaces are not cleaned and disinfected properly, they can become a source of contamination for dental staff and patients. Sultan Healthcare introduces VOLO Disinfecting/Deodorizing/Cleaning Wipes that help decontaminate hard, nonporous surfaces in the dental office.When cleaning and disinfecting blood spills or surfaces that may have come into contact with blood or body fluids, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration Bloodborne Pathogens Standard requires the use of an intermediate level, EPA-registered disinfectant. A disinfectant with a tuberculocidal kill claim is considered an intermediate level disinfectant. These products are not typically found in grocery stores. Thus, a significant amount of surface disinfectant products are purchased through dental dealers. VOLO wipes are an EPA-registered intermediate level disinfectant available only through a dental dealer, not retail stores.Cleaning and disinfecting the dental operatory is a mundane, time-consuming task that is performed many times throughout the day. The person responsible for this job, normally the dental assistant, has pressure to turn over the operatory quickly in preparation for the next patient. It is important to follow the label instructions for appropriate contact time to ensure proper germ kill. While many leading products offer a three- to-five-minute contact time, VOLO wipes are tuberculocidal, virucidal, and bactericidal in just two minutes. The two-minute contact time helps minimize the wait for proper disinfection of the above mentioned organisms.The average human hand is approximately 7 inches long. While most wipes sold in the dental market are sized smaller at 6 x 6.75 inches, VOLO wipes are 6 x 8 inches and sized to fit the human hand. The larger design aids in preventing cross contamination by helping to ensure the gloved hand does not contact the disinfected surface.Hand soap available in one-gallon sizeVOLO wipes are packaged in an easy-to-hold tapered canister with a feeder tab on the lid. The feeder tab is a distinctive feature to help prevent fingers from getting stuck when initially dispensing the first wipe in the canister.“We looked to differentiate ourselves from the marketplace by offering unique touches with our VOLO disinfecting wipes that help meet the needs of our customers,” stated Tim Lorencovitz, marketing manager at Sultan Healthcare. “The two-minute contact time satisfies the need for speed in preparing for the next patient. The larger 6 x 8 inch size is a more practical fit to the average hand. In addition, the larger size can potentially result in customer savings by using only one wipe versus. two of the smaller 6 x 6.75 inch wipes.”VOLO Disinfecting/Deodorizing/Cleaning Wipes are offered in a 150-count canister available through a dental dealer. Learn more at VOLOWIPES.com.For more information, visit sultanhc.com.To comment on this product, go to community.pennwelldentalgroup.com/.