October 16, 2018

NEW C-PULL with Micrillon

The Challenge:

Hospital privacy curtains are frequently and rapidly contaminated with pathogenic bacteria.(1) 42% of privacy curtains were contaminated with vancomycin-resistant enterococci, 22% with MRSA and 4% with C. diff.(2) all known to cause preventable Hospital Associated Infections (pHAI’s)

A study published September 2018 concludes: …patient privacy curtains became progressively contaminated with bacteria, including MRSA. Curtains should either be cleaned or replaced 10 to 14 days after being hung.(3)

The Solution:

The C-PULL clamps onto any type or style of curtain. Provides a “Hand Target” for patients, caregivers and visitors. Easily wiped down and disinfected. Infused with Micrillon® providing built-in rechargeable antimicrobial product protection.

  • Built in rechargeable anti-B.V.F.(4) product protection
  • Provides a hard surface "touch-point-target" for caregivers, patients and visitors
  • ES & IP process improvement - adopts easily to daily patient room processing
  • Designed for ALL reusable and disposable curtains
  • Unique built-in, non-leeching product protection - Micrillon® - a rechargeable broad-spectrum antimicrobial (AM) effective against bacteria, fungi and viruses
  • Hypochlorous (HOCL) disinfectants recommended for maximum AM-recharge
  • Eliminates hand-to-curtain contamination
  • Extends time between R&R wash process
  • Significant annual "per curtain" cost saving
  • Durable, sustainable & shatter proof
  • One size fits all
  • When two meet - forms the international symbol for "STOP"
  • Promotes patient dialogue and goodwill
Simply clean and disinfect with any EPA registered chlorine active disinfectant.
Small investmentBIG RETURNa fraction of the cost of a single R&R wash process

To learn more about these innovative Infection Prevention
products and value-added programs call: 888 920 0370

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 Download the C-Pull Information Sheet (pdf)
(1) Ohl, M., et al. (2011). Hospital privacy curtains are frequently and rapidly contaminated with potentially pathogenic bacteria. Am J Infect Control. 2012 Dec; 40(10):904-6.
(2) Floyd Trillis, III, Curtis J. Donskey, et al ; (2008). Contamination of Hospital Curtains with Healthcare-Associated Pathogens. Infection Control, 29, pp 1074-1076.
(3) Shek, Kevin et al. Rate of contamination of hospital privacy curtains in a burns/plastic ward: A longitudinal study. Am J Infection Control , Vol 46 , Issue 9 , 1019 - 1021
(4) Bacterial, Viral, Fungal