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PURE’s Hard Surface Disinfectant EPA Approved for COVID-19

Print Article Contributed by BSM Staff

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif -- PURE Bioscience, Inc., creator of the patented, non-toxic, silver dihydrogen citrate (SDC) antimicrobial, has announced that its PURE Hard Surface disinfectant has been added to the EPA’s list of Disinfectants for Use Against SARS-CoV-2, based on its efficacy against the Human Coronavirus.

PURE’s Chairman and CEO Tom Y. Lee said, “On the heels of our first order to Asia, we are pleased to announce our highly efficacious PURE Hard Surface has been added to the expanded EPA COVID-19 Disinfectants List to help combat the spread of COVID-19.

“Q3 sales of PURE Hard Surface are off to a record start. The increased sales volume includes follow-on orders from existing food service customers and increased distributor sales. Unlike most disinfectants, PURE Hard Surface kills germs in as few as 60 seconds (versus up to 10 minutes for competitors) and does not require rinsing. It is also safe for food contact surfaces and is used by nationwide restaurant chains and QSRs (quick service restaurants).”

PURE Hard Surface is a proven and effective disinfectant solution that is also being used in the U.S. by food transport companies to disinfect refrigerated trucks, by produce processors for disinfecting equipment and by more than 100 food processors/manufactures.

Since 2011, the EPA has registered PURE Hard Surface disinfectant to be effective on a wide range of pathogens, including:

Human Coronavirus, Influenza, Listeria, Norovirus, Salmonella and E. coli, and in a wide variety of environments, including: Medical, food processing, food service, public transportation, home/children/pets, janitorial & institutional (schools, office buildings, prisons, government installations, etc.) and other areas.

Superior Efficacy: Eco-Friendly Sanitization Solution on Hard, Non-Porous, Environmental and Food Contact Surfaces.

Fast and effective, it quickly kills germs, including Human Coronavirus, Influenza, Listeria, Norovirus, Salmonella, E. coli and other pathogens – with kill times as fast as 30 seconds.
SDC also eliminates both enveloped and non-enveloped viruses; no rinse required, including food contact surfaces.

SDC’s rapid and broad-spectrum efficacy is largely attributed to its dual mechanisms of action and unique characteristics. PURE’s ‘Trojan Horse’ mode of action video is available at www.purebio.com/technology/silver-dihydrogen-citrate-sdc.htm.

For more information about SARS-CoV-2, please refer to the CDC website at www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/.

The EPA disinfection list is comprised of the primary product registration number and may be sold under a different brand name. You can identify the product by the three-part EPA registration number. The first two parts match the primary product and the third part represents the distributor ID. SDC3A (EPA Reg. No. 72977-5) is the primary product registered by the EPA and sold under the brand name PURE Hard Surface. ETI H20, INC., the company that holds the aforementioned EPA registration number, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of PURE Bioscience, Inc.

When using PURE Hard Surface, follow the label instructions for disinfecting hard, non-porous surfaces against Human Coronavirus. This will ensure an adequate kill step is achieved.

PURE Bioscience, Inc. is focused on developing and commercializing its proprietary antimicrobial products primarily in the food safety arena -- providing solutions to the health and environmental challenges of pathogen and hygienic control. The technology platform is based on patented, stabilized ionic silver, and our initial products contain silver dihydrogen citrate, or SDC. SDC is a broad-spectrum, non-toxic antimicrobial agent, which offers 24-hour residual protection and formulates well with other compounds. As a platform technology, SDC is distinguished from existing products in the marketplace because of its superior efficacy, reduced toxicity and mitigation of bacterial resistance. PURE is headquartered in Rancho Cucamonga, California (San Bernardino metropolitan area).
Additional information on PURE is available at www.purebio.com.






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