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AHP Abstracts/Research Posters (Companion Animal)

Surfactants: The truth behind their toxicity, their ability to cause chemical resistance and their use in cleaning products.

Surfactants constitute the most important group of detergent components. They are wetting agents that lower the surface tension of a liquid, allowing easier spreading, and lower the interfacial tension between two liquids. The word surfactant derives from the contraction of the terms surface-active-agents and covers a group of molecules which are able to modify the interfacial properties of the liquids (aqueous or non-aqueous) in which they are present one.

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Topics: AHP Abstracts/Research Posters (Companion Animal), AHP Abstracts & Research Posters (Farm Animal)

Green and Safe Disinfectants, can these terms really coexist?

American Journal of Infection Control 42 (2014) S29-S166

It is a common belief that these products are somewhat toxic to the user due to their toxicity against microorganisms. The objective of this study was to propose that this notion is not necessarily true, and showcase new technologies that are able to achieve disinfection without harm to the user or the environment.

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Topics: AHP Abstracts/Research Posters (Companion Animal), AHP Abstracts & Research Posters (Farm Animal)

A Novel Hydrogen Peroxide-Based Antimicrobial Handwash

CJIC Vol 22 No 1, pg 49.

The objective of this study was to introduce a new handwash antimicrobial solution based on accelerated hydrogen peroxide (AHP) technology as an alternative to alcohol, PCMX, chlorohexidine and Triclosan.

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Topics: AHP Abstracts/Research Posters (Companion Animal), AHP Abstracts & Research Posters (Farm Animal)

Evaluating Post-Miling Teat Dip Efficacy Using Somatic Cell Count Data.

The purpose of this study was to compare the efficacy of two post milking teat disinfectants using both bacteriology and somatic cell counts, secondly to compare the impact of the two products on teat skin condition and lastly, to assess the utility of different approaches to defining IMI and assessing efficacy.

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Topics: AHP Abstracts/Research Posters (Companion Animal), AHP Abstracts & Research Posters (Farm Animal)

Is a wipe a wipe? Implications of various wipe substrate materials on proper disinfection of surfaces using commonly used disinfectant chemistries.

The purpose of this study was to evaluate if there is any interaction between the wipe substrate disinfectant chemistry for saturation load and drying contact time. Link

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Topics: AHP Abstracts/Research Posters (Companion Animal), AHP Abstracts & Research Posters (Farm Animal)

Broad-Spectrum Microbial Activity, Toxicological assessment and Materials Compatibility of a New Generation of Accelerated Hydrogen Peroxide (AHP)-Based Environmental Surface Disinfectant

CJIC Vol 21 No 1, pg 33.

This article summarizes the efficacy and safety of the EPA registered Intermediate Level disinfectant that is sold as Oxivir Tb in North America by Johnson Diversey.

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Topics: AHP Abstracts/Research Posters (Companion Animal), AHP Abstracts & Research Posters (Farm Animal)

Assessment of Accelerated Hydrogen Peroxide for Sanitizing Carpet

Poster Presentation, SIM Annual Meeting & Exhibition July 2007, Denver, CO.

The study investigated accelerated hydrogen peroxide’s ability to remove and inactivate accumulated biocontaminants from carpet fibers.

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Topics: AHP Abstracts/Research Posters (Companion Animal), AHP Abstracts & Research Posters (Farm Animal)

An evaluation of the effectiveness of sanitation procedures using an accelerated hydrogen peroxide (Accel) disinfectant to reduce virus transmission via livestock transport vehicles.

Twenty-first Annual Swine Disease Conference for Swine Practitioners, November 2013.

This study compared the efficacy of Accel disinfectant and Synergize disinfectant against PRRSV and TGEV in model livestock trailers under conditions similar to those experienced in commercial pork production.

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Topics: AHP Abstracts/Research Posters (Companion Animal), AHP Abstracts & Research Posters (Farm Animal)

Battling Bacterial Biofilms: AHP as an effective replacement for Chlorine-Based Disinfectants.

There are a selection of biofilm growth methods for in-lab testing of antimicrobials against biofilms, where the CDC and MBEC methods are the two most commonly used methods. The current study has looked into determining if merging of the two prominent techniques can provide a more desirable protocol for biofilm growth and testing. Additionally, two antimicrobial agents have been used to assess the strength of the grown biofilms; a standard sodium hypochlorite (SHC) solution as a known biofilm killing agent, and diluted Accelerated Hydrogen Peroxide® (AHP®) concentrate formula as a novel agent against biofilms.

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Topics: AHP Abstracts/Research Posters (Companion Animal), AHP Abstracts & Research Posters (Farm Animal)

Wipes and Disinfectants – The Significance of Appropriate Pairing for Environmental Surface Decontamination.

Proper pairing between wipe substrates and disinfectants is crucial to maximize surface decontamination. Various factors, such as the substrate material, manufacturing process and disinfectant chemistry can impact the ability of a disinfectant to work on a surface; an incompatible pairing often has a major negative impact on surface decontamination.

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Topics: AHP Abstracts/Research Posters (Companion Animal), AHP Abstracts & Research Posters (Farm Animal)

Going Green and Staying Clean: Using Accelerated Hydrogen Peroxide® as a Disinfectant in Rodent Facilities.

Division of Laboratory Animal Resources, University of Pittsburgh.

Bihler, L. et al.

The purpose of this study was to determine if Accelerated Hydrogen Peroxide® is a viable alternative disinfectant to chlorine dioxide in rodent facilities. It was concluded that AHP® is as effective as chlorine dioxide when used during rodent cage changes.

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Topics: AHP Abstracts/Research Posters (Companion Animal), AHP Abstracts & Research Posters (Farm Animal)