Efficacy and Accreditation

The SteriTech Range is designed to supply premium products that will provide every advantage the user may wish for. It covers products with residual effect, fast contact times, extended/broad spectrum efficacy, non-toxicity, environmental safety & diverse applications. 

The SteriTech range includes five active ingredients, or combinations thereof – multilayered, multichained Quaternary Ammonium Compounds, Biguanides, Triamines, and in some cases TriButyl Tin Oxide along with premium chemical bases & additives to provide the most effective solutions at all times.

SteriTech products are tested and documented by various hospitals, government approved and internationally accredited independent laboratories in the United States of America, the United Kingdom, and the Republic of South Africa. SteriTech’s Testing history covers the following pathogens*:

Bactericidal: Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus, Chlamydia trachomatis, Enterobacter cloacae, actinomyces naeslundii, Ureaplasma urealyticum, Streptococcus faecalis & mutans, Klebsiella pnuemoniae, Listeria monocytogenes, Lactobacillus leichmanii & paracusei, Enterococcus hirae, Escherichia coli, Coliforms, MRSA, Salmonella typhi & choleraesius and Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Fungicidal: Aspergillus niger & flavus, Candida albicans and Trichophyton mentagrophytes.

Virucidal: HIV, Polio virus, Herpes Simplex virus, Influenza, Cytomegalovirus, Hepatitis A & B virus, Rotavirus, Foot & Mouth Disease virus, Avian Influenza, Norovirus and SARS virus.

Microbiocidal: Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus.

Sporicidal**: Bacillus subtilis & cereus and Aspergillus niger & flavus.

* = Efficacy Testing is an ongoing process, extended as ‘new’ threats emerge.

** = On certain products.

SteriTech have also recently added Enzymatic Cleaners, and Hypochlorous Acid – based disinfectants to our ever-increasing range of Infection Control specialties.

Enzymatic Cleaners are proven to remove organic matter, proteins & biofilm from your instruments & surfaces.

Hypochlorous Acid -based Disinfectants are the latest breakthrough in disinfection technology, showing exceptional efficacy in very short contact times. Dependant on the strength of the product, efficacy profiles are as follows:

Bactericidal: EN13727; EN1040; EN1276; SANS1593; Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Streptococcus pyogenes, Enterococcus hirae,   Bacteroides fragilis, Listeria monocytogenes & Legionella spp.

Mycobactericidal: EN14348; Mycobacterium terrae.

Virucidal: EN14476; SANS6266; Polio virus & Adenovirus.

Fungicidal: EN1275; EN1650; SANS1593; Candida albicans and Aspergillus brasiliensis (niger).

Sporocidal: EN13704; SANS1593; Clostridium difficile, Bacillus subtilis & cereus

We also recognise that there are products which cannot meet the idealistic requirements of a premium product range, but that are nonetheless desired by users and or management. The PrimeSafe range is intended to supplement our holistic Infection Control approach by providing a selection of Primary Infection Control products, covering different arenas of large volume, lower cost needs. The active ingredients used are varied, and traditional, and intended to provide our customers with an option for every circumstance.

(More information can be found on the leaflet for each product).

Accreditations:

We, at SteriTech, firmly believe in traceable and accredited Quality Control Systems to ensure that the Quality of our products is always maintained at the very highest levels. This is intended to not only comply with the moral & ethical standards we set ourselves, but also to give our customers the ultimate peace of mind. As such SteriTech, in terms of its administrative, and manufacturing divisions, carries the following international accreditation certifications

 

ISO 9001:2008 (Certificate number MEA6037160, issued by Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance (LRQA)): Quality Management Systems in respect of the Developing, Marketing and Registering of Holistic Residual Infection Protection Products for the Medical, Dental, Veterinary, Beauty, Culinary, Agriculture, Education and Aviation Industries.

 

ISO 13485:2003 & ISO13485:2012 (Certificate number MEA6037160, issued byLloyd’s Register Quality Assurance (LRQA)): Medical Devices – Quality Management Systems – Requirements for Registration Purposes in respect of the Developing, Marketing and Registering of Holistic Residual Infection Protection Products for the Medical, Dental and Veterinary Industry.

ISO9001,ISO13485 with UKAS

In addition to the above-mentioned accreditations, all required products are registered in terms of the government-mandated Compulsory Specification  regulations of the country in which they are sold. The resulting registration numbers in terms of South African legislation can be found in the Product Table section of this website.

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