UltraViolet Devices, Inc. (UVDI), a manufacturer of advanced UV-C disinfection technology, announced on Oct. 18 that the new UVDI-GO UV LED Surface Sanitizer is now available for use in healthcare facilities and has begun shipping to customers globally. The UVDI-GO has demonstrated 99.99% and greater inactivation of common healthcare microorganisms, including C. difficile spores and Candida auris, from surfaces in 20 seconds or less at 4” (10.2 cm) distance in independent laboratory testing. Its fast efficacy, safe use on surfaces and portability enable rapid, on-the-go surface disinfection by trained healthcare professionals.
Independently proven, fast surface disinfection
The UVDI-GO features independently proven 99.99% and greater inactivation of hard-to-kill microorganisms in 20 seconds or less at 4” (10.2 cm) distance:
- 99.99% inactivation of C. difficile spores in 20 seconds
- 99.99% inactivation of Candida auris in 20 seconds
- 99.9999% inactivation of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in 10 seconds
- 99.999% inactivation of Carbapenem-resistant enterococci (CRE) in 10 seconds
Safe for surfaces
The UVDI-GO is safe for use on common healthcare surfaces. This enables chemical-free disinfection of high-touch, shared surfaces and equipment, including keyboards, Workstations on Wheels (WOWs), touchscreens, monitors, smartphones and tablets.
Efficient, on-the-go use
The UVDI-GO is designed for durable, portable use. It is cordless, battery-powered, and lightweight, weighing only 1 lb. (0.45 kg). A rechargeable lithium-ion battery provides two hours of run time per charge for efficient, point-of-use surface disinfection.
Business Wire has the press release.