Jan 082018

FDA Stops Medical Uses of Triclosan in Hospitals, Other Disinfectants to Stay Despite No Safety and Efficacy Data on Controlling Bacteria

Beyond Pesticides, January 2, 2018) The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on December 19, 2017 announced it was removing from the market 24 over-the-counter (OTC) disinfectants or antimicrobial ingredients, including triclosan, used by health care providers primarily in medical settings like hospitals, health care clinics, and doctors’ offices. The agency took this action because the chemical industry did not respond to a 2015 request for data to support a finding of “generally recognized as safe and effective (GRASE).” The decision, which follows a 2016 FDA decision to remove OTC consumer soap products with triclosan for the same reason, leaves numerous consumer products (fabrics and textiles, sponges, undergarments, cutting boards, hair brushes, toys, prophylactics, other plastics, etc.) on the market with triclosan (often labeled as microban) under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The December decision leaves in commerce six antiseptic compounds widely used in the hospital and medical setting, in response to industry requests for more time to develop safety and efficacy data.  Read More Source: https://beyondpesticides.org
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Jun 282016
Clean and deodorize without harsh oxidizers. It’s a non-acidic cleaner that deodorizes as it removes scale, stains andZep Non Acid Bowl Cleaner AMRR00301 scum. Plus it’s safe to use on everything from toilet bowls to tile, sinks, showers and bathroom fixtures. Just apply, let stand, scrub and rinse. Application : Bowl Cleaner Applicable Material : Ceramics, Enamel, Fiberglass, Metal, Plastic, Vinyl Dirt Types : Grime, Mildew, Mineral Scale, Mold, Organic Matter, Soil, Stains Scent : Fresh Physical Form : Liquid Packing Type : Bottle Capacity (Volume) : 32 oz
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Mar 162016
The Zika virus has been in the news and causing concerns. Unfortunately, there is still a lot we don’t know Zika: Prevention Is Keyabout Zika. Research is under way to get a better understanding of the virus. In the meantime, read on for important facts and preventative measures. The Zika virus is primarily a mosquito-borne illness, spread by the bite of an infected Aedes mosquito. Currently, there are outbreaks in a number of countries (click here for CDC information on areas with Zika). At this time, there have been no locally-transmitted cases of Zika in the continental United States, but Aedes mosquitoes are in some parts of the U.S. (more…)
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Nov 132015
By James M. Barbaree, Ph.D., and James E. Harless Many products today contain bacteria or enzymes that can clear blocked pipes, break down oil or grease and remediate the environment. To appreciate and understand the potential of these products, we need basic information about bacteria and enzymes to be aware of their benefits and uses. (more…)
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Nov 132015
To understand how any cleaning product works we must first understand what dirt is or rather comprised of. Dirt is actually layers of fine films made up of grease, oils, fats, bacteria, germs, dust mites, non-organic material and organic micro-organisms. These films are bonded to each other and to the surface by amino and fatty acids. Most cleaners emulsify some of these films but do not break down all the amino or fatty acids. Usually the visible layers of the films can be removed with general cleaning products giving the appearance of a clean surface. Quite often the organicmicro-organism remain to collect and feed bacteria and germs. These areas often re-soil quicker and are the main cause of odor problems. (more…)
 Posted by at 12:02 am
Nov 122015
The Beast Bio Cleaner The Beast - A Bio Cleaner For Grease Traps, Septic Tanks, Lagoons & Ponds, Waste Treatment Plants, Cement Vault Toilets, Drain Line, Down Pipes, Recreational Vehicles and Urine & Pet Odor Eliminator
What is The Beast?
First of all the Beast stands for Best Enzyme Aggressive Septic Treatment.The Beast is an environmentally, biodegradable, The bacteria in The Beast are natural, not synthetically made. There are 12 Billion count active microbes per ounce in this biological drain, septic and sewer treatment that is an admirable preventative maintenance product which can save you from costly repairs. Uses: for The Beast include: home drains, cat litter boxes, motor homes & boat tanks, septic tanks cesspools, drain fields, grease traps, grease interceptors, garbage disposals, imhoof tanks, municipal sewage treatment systems, anaerobic sludge digesters and sludge lagoons. The Beast is a special combination of natural bacteria and enzymes. This complex of cellulase, hemicellulases, amylases and lipases, in conjunction with bacteria, provides the capacity to degrade extra cellular polymers (which cause foaming) and suppresses the growth of the filamentous organisms by affecting the structure of the filaments. The Beast will DIGEST dead organic waste found in your plumbing system: grease, hair soap scum, food particles, paper and cotton. The Beast will not damage, or have any effect on inorganic materials such as plastic pipes. It does not produce heat, fumes or boiling like chemicals do. The Beast is safe to use around humans and animals as it contains non-hazardous natural ingredients. Within minutes after pouring The Beast solution into the drain, the bacteria begins to change waste particles that have accumulated into water, carbon dioxide and mineral ash which run harmlessly out of your waste system leaving it completely clean of obstructions.The Beast Features  A blend of 7 bacterial strains - ENZYME ACTIVITY: Alpha Amylase (starch Degrading), Protease (Basic and neutral protein degrading), Cellulase (Paper Degrading) BACTERIA TYPE: Bacillus Subtilis, Bacillus Licheniformis, Bacillus Polymyxa, Bacillus Magaterium Lactosvacillus Acidophilus, Aspergillus Oryzae, Rumenococcus Albus. Eliminates costly backups and build up in tanks and pipes Eliminates foul drain and garbage disposal odors Restores poor flushing toilets and clogged drains Pet stain and odor eliminator and much, much more, please take a minute and review your tech sheet. The Beast will do the dirty work for you without the need of any acid, lye, solvents, perfume or poisonous substances. How The Beast gets the job done?  Like all living things, bacteria must “eat” to survive. The grease, hair, soap film and organic waste are food for the bacteria in The Beast. The enzymes prepare this “food” for the bacteria by breaking down the large molecules into a size the bacteria in The Beast can gorge on. When mixed with water, The Beast immediately goes to work! The enzymes are very fast and start breaking down waste on contact. Cables can only poke a hole through the mess which leaves a base for new waste to accumulate. If you don’t put The Beast "The Sludge Hunter" to work you will keep fighting the problem instead of solving it. The Beast will save you money!!!  Septic Tank owners spend a great deal of money on regular pump outs and expensive drain field repairs. You can prevent these frequent pump outs and repairs with The Beast's preventative maintenance program. How can such a small amount of The Beast be effective in plumbing? There are 12 billion active microbes in each ounce of The Beast. Each one will eat its weight of waste every 60 seconds. They double in number every 30 minutes, and as they multiply they will spread throughout the entire drain system. Will The Beast work on a clog?  Yes, though in most cases, the blockage is not caused by material caught in the trap. Most likely, it is several feet of pipe that is filled with trash and sludge. It may take several days for The Beast to eat it’s way through this long blockage. Therefore, it is suggested that a mechanical cable be used to restore the flow. Then begin The Beast treatments to remove any remaining waste build-up. Regular maintenance treatments will prevent new build-up from returning. When will I notice the results?  The amount of time to notice results depends on the type of material the buildup is made up of (grease, soap, hair) and the length of the lines. Hair takes the longest to digest. Most people notice progress in a day or two. Sometimes it can take one to three weeks. After that make sure you follow our maintenance program to ensure this situation will not occur again. Should the toilet be flushed after pouring The Beast into the bowl?  Do not flush for 6-8 hours. The quart of mixture poured into the bowl pushes one quart of water and mixture out of the bowl into the stack. The enzymes and bacteria carried out in the quart leaving the bowl are deposited into the pipes. In the following 6-8 hours they embed themselves in the gunk so that when the toilet is next flushed they will not be flushed out. The Earth Friendly Beast verses Strong Harsh Chemicals... The Beast will do the dirty work for you, without the need of any acid, lye, solvents or poisonous chemicals. The strongest chemical in the world can't climb the side walls of horizontal pipes. Gravity makes all chemicals run along the bottom. Nor can chemicals remove much waste in vertical pipes because they flow through so quickly. The bacteria in The Beast will live and will go anywhere there is food. The Beast will remove the gunk chemicals leave behind. Is The Beast earth friendly? Yes, The Beast will do THE DIRTY WORK for you and be friendly to the environment. Why purchase The Beast? There are a lot of companies selling other biological drain and sewer treatments and they want you to think their product is the best on the market. So we can't blame you for asking, "What's so great about The Beast anyway? Well, we may be just a little biased when it comes to The Beast, but we know we have an answer that's pretty hard to dispute. The Beast is superior to other biological drain and sewer products. It’s a product that has been around for decades. As technology reached new highs so did the formula of The Beast which now contains a blend of seven different bacterial strains which include: ENZYME ACTIVITY: Alpha Amylase (starch Degrading), Protease (Basic and neutral protein degrading), Cellulase (Paper Degrading) BACTERIA TYPE: Bacillus Subtilis, Bacillus Licheniformis, Bacillus Polymyxa, Bacillus Magaterium Lactosvacillus Acidophilus, Aspergillus Oryzae, Rumenococcus Albus. We believe you'll be convinced that using The Beast is the answer to all of your odor control & sewer and drain treatment needs.
 The Beast is the Grease Trap Cleaner Used by Grease Trap Cleaners!
The Beast is a safe, easy to use product for a restaurant grease trap.The Beast contains bacterial cultures capable of producing powerful and fast acting enzymes. This complex of A blend of 7 bacterial strains – which are -ENZYME ACTIVITY: Alpha Amylase (starch Degrading), Protease (Basic and neutral protein degrading), Cellulase (Paper Degrading) BACTERIA TYPE: Bacillus Subtilis, Bacillus Licheniformis, Bacillus Polymyxa, Bacillus Magaterium Lactosvacillus Acidophilus, Aspergillus Oryzae, Rumenococcus Albus, provides the capacity to degrade extra cellular polymers (which cause foaming), and suppresses the growth of the filamentous organisms by affecting the structure of the filaments. Designed to eat and digest biodegradable materials found in restaurant grease traps. Each jar contains living bacteria that multiply every 60 seconds to break down grease, fat, oil, paper, wood, and food particles. These specialized strains of bacteria will allow The Beast to digest any waste or organic matter that’s in your grease trap. Restaurants use The Beast to keep their grease traps from being clogged with grease.Directions for Use of The Beast: Initial Treatment: (Powder) Use 2 ounces per 20 gallons of capacity. For larger traps, increase dosage proportionately. Wash down the drain with several quarts of water. For greater efficiency, clean the trap before adding this treatment, if it is heavily laden with grease. Do not use where strong caustics are present. Instead use our liquid product The Beast which is resistant to detergents. Preventative Maintenance: Once a week at the close of business, Use 1 tablespoon. (Liquid) - For best results, start treatment immediately after the grease trap has been pumped. Add directly to the grease trap – Use 8 to 20 ounces of The Beast (Liquid) daily depending on the size of the grease trap, type of cooking, cleaning procedures and volume. Used properly, this products will drastically reduce costly pumping charges and BOD waste water surcharges. Bio-Gator is 100% nontoxic, non-corrosive and 100% environmentally friendly.
The Beast - A Bio Cleaner For Grease Traps, Septic Tanks, Lagoons & Ponds, Waste Treatment Plants, Cement Vault Toilets, Drain Line, Down Pipes, Recreational Vehicles and Urine & Pet Odor Eliminator  
 Posted by at 1:11 am
Jun 122015
Safety Knives and Cutters Choose from our Spellbound / Crewsafe selection of knives and cutters with integrated safety features designed to reduce injuries. These safety knives and cutters are an essential part of any workplace safety program and help to reduce the costs associated with occupational injuries in a variety of industries including warehousing, retail, food service, manufacturing and construction.
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Safety Utility Knife - X-Tra Safe® XSCU Knife Item #: XSCU-03101 With our patented one pull, one cut technology, our innovative X-traSafe CU Utility Knife is a revolutionary solution to the safety and risk management needs of companies in a variety of industries. Specifically designed to minimize blade exposure in an effort to reduce the number of careless recordable workplace injuries that can potentially occur in settings where there is a repeated and frequent need for cutting boxes open. Our patented CrewSafe safety guard system lock engages and protects users after each cut to ensure maximum protection against costly workplace laceration accidents. (more…)
Apr 272015
The Construction Industry Safety Initiative (CISI) includes twelve major contractors who come together twice a year for a two day meeting to discuss only one thing- SAFETY. The goal of CISI is to influence not only those within their group, but others to work safely and elevate safety awareness to a new level in the United States. Every year, more than 80,000 workers suffer an injury on construction job sites across the U.S. Any one incident is one too many. Life is too precious to not make safety the number one focus in the U.S. construction industry. That's why over 40 national and global construction firms comprising The Construction Industry Safety (CISI) group and the Incident and Injury Free CEO (IIF) Forum have joined forces with a single aim: to inspire everyone in the industry to be leaders in safety. We know being safe every day on every job site crosses competitive boundaries. That's why we have banded together to create and celebrate the second US Industry Safety Week, running this year from Sunday May 3th to Saturday May 9th. For more information please visit: www.safetyweek2015.com. To order Safety Supplies please visit:  http://store.savesmartproducts.com/safety-supplies/ Save Smart Products - The Products You Love Priced For Less www.savesmartproducts.com Supplier of Jan San Supplies, Safety Supplies (PPE), Material Handling Supplies and Facility Maintenance Supplies.
Apr 172015
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the KAMRA inlay, a device implanted in the cornea of one eye (the clear, front surface) to improve near vision in certain patients with presbyopia. It is the first implantable device for correction of near vision in patients who have not had cataract surgery. Presbyopia is the loss of the ability to change the focusing power of the eye. It occurs with normal aging and results in difficulty with near vision, generally in adults 40 to 50 years of age. The KAMRA inlay is an opaque, ring-shaped device intended for use in patients 45 to 60 years old who, in addition to not having had cataract surgery, are unable to focus clearly on near objects or small print and need reading glasses with +1.00 to +2.50 diopters of power—but do not need glasses or contacts for clear distance vision. (more…)
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Mar 022015

Rubbermaid_MopThe Maximizer's unique design delivers the industry-leading mop spread to provide 30% more floor coverage than the standard wet mop. More coverage translates into less time spent mopping and more time for other tasks. And 25% less weight means less effort when mopping and lifting. When wrung out, the Maximizer mop weighs 25% less than the standard mop which helps to alleviate exertion due to mopping's repetitive and physical requirements. This innovative mop is constructed with a special Maximizer Blend for maximum effectiveness. It has the highest absorbency ratio of any mop in its class — absorbing up to three times as much as cotton! And it delivers industry-leading durability, withstanding up to 50 commercial laundering cycles. The Maximizer Blend Mop is also available in a (more…)