Sani-Cloth award

June 22, 2011
Nice-Pak/PDI wins the 2011 WOW Innovation Award for the new Sani-Cloth AF Germicidal Disposable Wipe.

ORANGEBURG, New York--For the second time, Nice-Pak/PDI has received top honors at the World of Wipes International Conference.

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PDI won the 2011 WOW Innovation Award for its new Sani-Cloth AF Germicidal Disposable Wipe.

The WOW International Conference is sponsored by the INDA, a trade association representing the nonwoven fabrics industry since 1968, and a sponsor of engineered, fabric-related conferences and expositions.The WOW Award recognizes companies that bring innovative, value-added processes and products to the wipes marketplace.

Sani-Cloth AF is a fragrance-free, alcohol-free, quaternary-based surface disinfection wipe with an overall kill time of three minutes. Marketed to the health-care industry, it balances claims with safety for patients, visitors, health-care workers and equipment.

It has tested effective against 25 clinically relevant microorganisms, including five multi-drug resistant organisms such as MRSA and VRE. Being fragrance-free, Sani-Cloth AF can be used around patients and residents with respiratory conditions and other sensitivities. It is also intended for bleach- and alcohol-sensitive equipment, as well as other hard, nonporous surfaces.

“We are proud to be recognized for our innovation and industry leadership," said Daniel Marsh, executive vice president, PDI Healthcare. "We make infection prevention possible with the combination of our innovative products, clinical support, and education in health care and public environments."

The Sani-Cloth brand is backed by 35 years of producing infection-prevention products for the health-care industry. Sani-Cloth was the first germicidal wipe approved by the EPA, and has been a leader in innovation of germicidal wipe technology for more than two decades.

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