SC Johnson Hand Sanitisers

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SC Johnson Professional has launched its widest range of hand sanitisers yet, a complete offering suitable for all healthcare environments, costing the NHS £1 billion a year, Healthcare Associated Infections (HCAIs) are a major current issue in healthcare facilities, resulting in an additional 3.6m patient days in hospital a year, HCAIs reduce NHS resources & available time with new admittances, straining healthcare staff & ultimately creating a potentially life-threatening situation

20 to 40% of all HCAIs could be avoided & hand hygiene plays a key role in this, improving the communication & application of existing hand hygiene practices, including the WHO’s 5 Moments, mean that hand washing is a focal method, but this also brings a need for sanitising at the point of care

Hygiene compliance is unavoidably affected by need & preference, which varies between facility & user so the right product offering is crucial,  healthcare professionals need to be offered a range & have full accessibility at any moment, bringing efficient products that users want to use can help maximise hand hygiene compliance

This is where SC Johnson Professional’s complete hand sanitiser range comes in, allowing providers & healthcare facilities to tailor product offerings, the range is perfume & dye free & includes gel, foam & alcohol free formats, bringing the most suitable sanitiser for every situation, the range meets the needs of all healthcare facilities

SC Johnson Professional have recognized a divide in the market, with preferences differing between alcohol-based & alcohol free formats, whilst there is a wide preference for foam sanitiser, gel is offered as an equally efficacious alternative & alcohol free for those who work with vulnerable patients or where alcohol is deemed as a risk 

Alongside being recommended by the World Health Organisation, there is clear evidence that alcohol-based sanitisers provide the best broad-spectrum biocidal efficacy in the shortest time frame, with SC Johnson Professional’s foam & gel killing 99.999% of many common germs in just 20 to 30 seconds the alcohol free product has been specified for certain high-risk environments & vulnerable patients, such as high dependency, dementia units & paediatric settings

Foam Hand Sanitiser

The first fully viricidal hand sanitiser on the market & preferred by 84% of the market, ideal for use in all environments where a high level of hand hygiene is vital, the sanitiser kills 99.999% of many common germs

The sanitiser can be applied to hands prior to wearing latex, nitrile & vinyl gloves & is proven to prevent skin dryness even after frequent use, suitable for sensitive skin, the sanitiser is also free of polymer thickeners which can leave a sticky after feel, marble-shaped bubbles roll over the skin for rapid application & the visual cue of the foam prevents excessive dispensing & wastage

Gel Hand Sanitiser

Providing alcohol-based gel sanitiser to those who prefer it gives a high quality alternative, maximizing hand hygiene compliance, killing 99.999% of many common germs, the gel dries quickly & with added emollients including glycerine, panthenol & purified hamamelis, it helps care for the skin & prevent skin softening when perspiring under gloves

Alcohol Free Foam Hand Sanitiser

For healthcare workers treating vulnerable patients such as children or the elderly, the Alcohol Free Hand Sanitiser provides a safe, effective sanitiser option, killing 99.99% of many common germs & viruses, the sanitiser is proven not to dry hands after use, maintaining the skin’s natural pH balance

The new range brings a complete set of safe, effective options for healthcare workers, offering users to select the best solution for all potential situations, a rounded range, complete with all formats, SC Johnson Professional can offer a balanced viewpoint & can recommend products where most appropriate, avoiding mass & potentially unsafe usage.