ThomasNet News Logo
Sign Up | Log In | ThomasNet Home | Promote Your Business

Infection Control Water Filters target heathcare market.

Print | 
Email |  Comment   Share  
Infection Control Water Filters target heathcare market.
Infection Control Water Filters target heathcare market.
Click Here to Enlarge Picture
June 2, 2010 - Designed for water used in healthcare industry, Nosogard Filters combine 1.0 micron pre-filter and 0.2 micron microporous membrane to remove water-borne pathogenic organisms. Point-of-use filters are integrity tested, performance-validated, and shipped in radio-sterilized packaging with peelable lids to maintain sterility. Seven-day and 14-day filters remove all organisms, while 30-day filters remove legionella only, for 30 days. Sixty-day filter is also available.

Siemens Water Technologies Introduces Nosogard Infection Control Filters for the Healthcare Market - Point-of-Use Sterile Filters Help Prevent Waterborne Infections


(Archive News Story - Products mentioned in this Archive News Story may or may not be available from the manufacturer.)

Evoqua Water Technologies
4800 North Point Parkway, Suite 250
Alpharetta, GA, 30022
USA



Press release date: March 15, 2010

Warrendale, Pennsylvania, USA, - Siemens Water Technologies introduces Nosogard infection control filters that help prevent pathogens in water used in the healthcare industry. The 7, 14 or 30-day point-of-use sterile filters feature a unique design that combines a 1.0-micron pre-filter and a 0.2-micron microporous membrane to remove water-borne pathogenic organisms. The filters are individually integrity tested, performance-validated, and shipped in radiosterilized packaging with peel-able lids to maintain sterility.

The Nosogard filter helps prevent pathogens in water used in the healthcare industry. Waterborne pathogens have been linked to nosocomial infections such as legionella pneumophila, stenotrophomonas maltophilia and pseudomonas aeruginosa. These pathogens can be passed to patients through drinking water and ice, hand washing, showering, and medical equipment rinsed in tap water. Immuno-compromised patents, such as newborns, the elderly, burn victims and transplant patients are especially vulnerable.

Nosocomial infections are estimated to be responsible for up to 10 percent of patient infections, and even patient deaths, adding billions of dollars in excess healthcare costs. Says Nick Amstrong, Product Manager for Health Science Solutions at Siemens Water Technologies, "Siemens' Nosogard filters are an economical way of preventing waterborne infections, and therefore helping to ensure patient safety. The filters are one of the latest offerings in a line of water treatment products from Siemens Water Technologies to improve water quality and safety for customers worldwide."

The 7-day and 14-day Nosogard filters are validated to remove all organisms, and the 30-day Nosogard filters are validated to remove legionella only, for 30 days. A 60-day Nosogard infection control filter is also available. This filter requires autoclaving on a daily basis to provide 60-day sterilization. The Nosogard filters will be launched at the Fifth Decennial International Conference on Healthcare-Associated Infections, March 18-22 in Atlanta, Georgia. Please visit the Siemens booth #504 to learn more. Further information about solutions for water treatment is available at http://www.siemens.com/water

Nosogard is a trademark of Siemens Water Technologies Corp. or its affiliates in some countries. Contact USA: Karole Colangelo Corporate Public Relations Manager Siemens Water Technologies Corp. 847-713-8458 phone E-mail address karole.colangelo@siemens.com

The Siemens Industry Sector (Erlangen, Germany) is the worldwide leading supplier of environmentally friendly production, transportation, building and lighting technologies. With integrated automation technologies and comprehensive industry-specific solutions, Siemens increases the productivity, efficiency and flexibility of its customers in the fields of industry and infrastructure. The Sector consists of six divisions: Building Technologies, Drive Technologies, Industry Automation, Industry Solutions, Mobility und Osram. With around 207,000 employees worldwide (September 30), Siemens Industry achieved in fiscal year 2009 total sales of approximately 35 billion. http://www.siemens.com/industry The Siemens Industry Solutions Division (Erlangen, Germany) is one of the world's leading solution and service providers for industrial and infrastructure facilities comprising the business activities of Siemens VAI Metals Technologies, Water Technologies and Industrial Technologies. Activities include engineering and installation, operation and service for the entire life cycle. A wide-ranging portfolio of environmental solutions helps industrial companies to use energy, water and equipment efficiently, reduce emissions and comply with environmental guidelines. With around 31,000 employees worldwide (September 30), Siemens Industry Solutions posted sales of 6.8 billion in fiscal year 2009. Further information and downloads at: http://www.siemens.com/industry-solutions
Print | 
Email |  Comment   Share  
Contacts: View detailed contact information.


 

Post a comment about this story

Name:
E-mail:
(your e-mail address will not be posted)
Comment title:
Comment:
To submit comment, enter the security code shown below and press 'Post Comment'.
 



 See related product stories
More .....
 See more product news in:
Fluid and Gas Flow Equipment
Waste Handling Equipment
 More New Product News from this company:
Ultrafiltration System suits municipal water treatment.
Water/Wastewater Treatment System enhances clarification.
Activated Carbons are suited for surface water treatment.
Catalytic Activated Carbon uses coconut shell-based carbon.
More ....
| Featured Manufacturing Jobs
 Other News from this company:
Siemens Water Technologies Marks 100 years of Water Treatment Innovation and Industry Leadership
ACEC Awards Tighe & Bond for Plant Upgrade with Innovative Siemens BioMagŪ and CoMagŪ Water Treatment Systems
Siemens and Texas A&M AgriLife Research to Develop Cost-Effective Technology to Remove Heavy Metals from Water and Wastewater
Siemens Awarded U.S. Patent for Anti-Biofouling Technology to Protect Filters Used in SeaCURE(TM) Ballast Water Management System
ACEC Awards Tighe & Bond for Plant Upgrade with Innovative Siemens BioMagŪ and CoMagŪ Water Treatment Systems
More ....
 Tools for you
Watch Company 
View Company Profile
Company web site
More news from this company
E-mail this story to a friend
Save Story
Search for suppliers of
Water Filters
Water Disinfection Systems
Join the forum discussion at:
Tools of the Trade




Home  |  My ThomasNet News®  |  Industry Market Trends®  |  Submit Release  |  Advertise  |  Contact News  |  About Us
Brought to you by Thomasnet.com        Browse ThomasNet Directory

Copyright © 2014 Thomas Publishing Company. All Rights Reserved.
Terms of Use - Privacy Policy



Error close

Please enter a valid email address