Navigation Links
Newly Patented Sterilization/Disinfection Method Reduces Risk of Microorganism Growth on Hard Surfaces
Date:7/21/2009

Bauer Energy Design® Inc. ("Bauer" or the "Company") is pleased to announce today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted US Patent No. 7,547,413 to Bauer. This U.S. patent includes broad claims to novel methods and systems and their use in disinfecting or sterilizing a surface, an object or an environment with a special treated water steam.

Waterloo, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) July 22, 2009 -- Bauer Energy Design® Inc. ("Bauer" or the "Company") is pleased to announce today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted US Patent No. 7,547,413 to Bauer. This U.S. patent includes broad claims to novel methods and systems and their use in disinfecting or sterilizing a surface, an object or an environment with a special treated water steam.

The issuance of this patent provides broad patent protection for our water and steam vapour processing system and creates commercial opportunities for Bauer and his licensees in a broad commercial space. "Our system has applications in industry, including health care, livestock farms, meat processors, food manufacturers, food service facilities, schools and universities, as well as in domestic households," said Walter J. Bauer, President of the Company. Bauer's patent portfolio now includes one issued patent and two patent applications pending in multiple jurisdictions throughout the world.

Surface-mediated infectious disease transmission is a major concern in a variety of settings, including schools, hospitals, and food-processing facilities. Chemical disinfectants frequently used to reduce contamination pose significant risks to humans and the environment. Some microorganisms have natural resistance to chemical disinfectants which operate over a narrow range of pathogens. Additionally, the chemical formulations require long dwell or exposure times which are often overlooked during application. Autoclave-based sterilization does not create natural resistance and it consists of exposing a material to very high temperatures for a long period of time. However, not all materials and environments can be autoclaved.

Bauer's new U.S. patent includes claims to an enhanced type of steam vapour that can effectively kill a broad range of microorganisms within 3 - 5 seconds, reduce surface-mediated infection risks, and serve as a green, more effective alternative to chemical disinfectants and steam-autoclaves.

Advanced Vapor Technologies LLC (AVT) of Edmonds, WA pioneered the use of this patented steam as a hard surface disinfection protocol (TANCS®), and is the licensee for this application. The protocol is suitable for a wide range of cleaning and disinfection issues not readily addressed by traditional chemical disinfectants.

This U.S. patent was filed based on the successful results demonstrated in numerous studies across a variety of surfaces and environments susceptible to microbial infection.

The steam vapour protected by this U.S. patent is "unique." The studies included in the U.S. patent show that this "unique" steam has superior ability to reduce growth of microorganisms to that of untreated water vapour at lower temperatures (50oC). Furthermore, microorganisms are unable to grow on surfaces sprayed with water treated in accordance with the methods of the patent, but they can grow on surfaces sprayed with untreated water.

Results achieved in disinfecting contaminated hard surfaces with this novel steam vapor system with TANCS®, and protected by the U.S. patent, were peer reviewed and published in the scientific American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC, 2009 Feb;37(1):20-7).

For more information please contact:

Walter J. Bauer, President
Bauer Energy Design Inc.
139 Louisa St.
Baden, Ontario N3A 2T8
Tel (519) 634-9974
Fax (519) 634-9906

About Advanced Vapor Technologies LLC, Edmonds, WA 98026

"Advanced Vapor Technologies LLC provides a 'water-only' steam vapor process, scientifically proven to rapidly eradicate MRSA, VRE and C. difficile spores and much more. This process is safer and faster than chemical disinfectants, non-consumptive, while using green, clean technology". For more information, see http://www.advap.com/tancs.

About Bauer Energy Design®

Bauer Energy Design®, Inc. strategically markets technologies and processes primarily focused on water disinfection through novel technologies. Currently the markets we serve include steam vapor sanitation, animal drinking water, drinking water and process water for the food industry.

Bauer Energy Design's® mission is to continually improve our technologies and help people to understand the many benefits of disinfected water. For more information, please visit www.bauerenergydesign.com.

# # #

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2009/07/prweb2651074.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2009 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. First study examines newly-licensed RN work attitudes and intentions
2. Common abdominal pain may be due to a potentially treatable newly recognized inflammatory reaction
3. Higher death rates in kidney patients with newly recognized disease
4. Newly Published Study in Leading Medical Journal Further Confirms the Brava Systems Non-Surgical Breast Enhancement Effectiveness
5. Natural Nutrition Expands Revenue Capabilities with Newly Installed State of the Art Nutrition Bar Line
6. Corrected & Replaced - Natural Nutrition Expands Revenue Capabilities with Newly Installed State of the Art Nutrition Bar Line
7. Hidden Costs Plague Owners Occupying Newly Constructed Buildings; New Program Can Help Avoid Major Issues
8. Striking shift seen among newly HIV-infected men regarding partners
9. Newly HIV-Infected Gay Men Select Other Infected Partners
10. Thalidomide Added to Standard Therapy Prolongs Overall Survival in Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma Patients Over Age 75
11. New therapeutic options for newly diagnosed multiple myeloma patients
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/23/2017)... Texas (PRWEB) , ... March 23, 2017 , ... The ... 3rd location in the greater Houston Area. The new location is located at 2255 ... Luke’s Hospital in Springwoods Village. This newest location will provide patients living in the ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... ... March 23, 2017 , ... Texas Physical Therapy ... 960 Gruene Road in Building 2. The clinic is the group’s second in New ... says opening the company’s second New Braunfels location brings things full circle for the ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... ... ... The IoT (Internet of Things) is revolutionizing the way the world operates. ... individual consumers alike. Laboratories can maximize their profit margin by increasing throughput. ... to $11 trillion dollars by the year 2025. McKinsey expects the IoT to have ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... ... , ... 82% of adults are unaware of the dangers that infectious bacteria play in mouth ... two times a day that dentists recommend. The ramifications of improper oral upkeep go far ... adults missing 164 million hours of work each year due to dental issues. That is ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... March 23, 2017 , ... March is ... that pack a punch when it comes to maintaining good health. Every day, two ... minutes, your kidneys filter every drop of your blood, eliminating waste, regulating fluid levels ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/23/2017)...  Digital Pharmacist Inc. ( ... digital health company, announced today that it has ... to manage their prescriptions. Over three hundred pharmacy ... Pharmacy, USave Pharmacy and Owen,s Healthcare use the ... its product development schedule, the company now powers ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... Research and Markets has announced the addition ... their offering. ... The global capillary electrophoresis market to grow at a CAGR of ... Capillary Electrophoresis Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth ... market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... Newborns are highly vulnerable to infections ... their young immune systems typically mount weak antibody ... achieving strong vaccine responses in newborn animals, including ... trials — by adding compounds known as adjuvants ... papers, they also describe improved adjuvant formulations that ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: