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Fiber Technology Products that Help Combat Spread of Superbugs Now Available to the Consumer Market
Date:5/8/2009

Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, joins a list of other drug-resistant superbugs such as C-Diff that are invading hospitals, schools and sports arenas worldwide. Arresting the spread of such bugs is a perplexing assignment, but Illinois-based umf Corporation has provided a solution to the commercial arena, and now officials announce that PerfectCLEAN®, an antimicrobial textile product proven dramatically effective in the removal of these organisms in commercial settings, is available for the first time directly to the consumer market. umf Corporation's high-performance infection control products are in use at hundreds of North American hospitals, hotels, schools and universities supporting these organizations infection control programs. Several of these commercial grade products have now been designed to work in the home including a versatile line of wipes for hard surfaces, sweeping and mopping tools, and conveniently packaged home cleaning kits that include a variety of cleaning products all at affordable prices.

Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 8, 2009 -- Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, joins a list of other drug-resistant superbugs such as C-Diff that are invading hospitals, schools and sports arenas worldwide. Arresting the spread of such bugs is a perplexing assignment, but Illinois-based umf Corporation has provided a solution to the commercial arena, and now officials announce that PerfectCLEAN®, an antimicrobial textile product proven dramatically effective in the removal of these organisms in commercial settings, is available for the first time directly to the consumer market.

umf Corporation's high-performance infection control products are in use at hundreds of North American hospitals, hotels, schools and universities supporting these organizations infection control programs. Several of these commercial grade products have now been designed to work in the home including a versatile line of wipes for hard surfaces, sweeping and mopping tools, and conveniently packaged home cleaning kits that include a variety of cleaning products all at affordable prices.

"Our PerfectCLEAN® high performance products with built-in antimicrobial protection have shown unrivalled performance in trapping, absorbing and removing, bacteria and other dangerous contaminants in a safe, environmentally responsible manner," said George Clarke, president of umf Corporation. "We have expanded our production and marketing so we can offer these products to consumers."

For more information or to purchase products, visit http://www.perfectclean.com.

The Science Behind PerfectCLEAN®
PerfectCLEAN® is a textile product and the only product patented with built-in antimicrobial protection and is capable of trapping and removing more than 99.99% of bacteria on hard surfaces.

PerfectCLEAN® high performance materials are knitted with the highest quality micro-denier filaments made to the company's specification. Produced by a complex manufacturing process, the resulting microscopic fibers achieve an individual fiber size of approximately four to six microns; bacteria range from one to eight microns by comparison. The microscopic size combined with the high percentage of fiber used dramatically increases the surface area of the finished material, resulting in a textile that penetrates invisible crevices in surfaces to trap and remove contaminants.

About umf Corporation
Chicago, Illinois-based umf Corporation is committed to "cleaning up the environment, one room at a time" with high performance, infection prevention cleaning products resulting from the fusion of antimicrobial technologies with innovative, proprietary fiber design and production. PerfectCLEAN® products are based on patented technology that combines antimicrobial chemistry with micro-denier fibers. Since its 2001 founding, umf Corporation's R&D investment has yielded significant intellectual capital in patents, trademarks, and manufacturing processes. For more information, visit http://www.perfectclean.com.

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