– Approved label for TOMI’s BIT™ validates claims for its effectiveness in addressing some of the most harmful pathogens* in hospitals; C. diff+, MRSA**and H1N1** –
– Significantly expands opportunity with California healthcare networks –
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., July 28, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TOMI™ Environmental Solutions, Inc. (OTC Pink: TOMZ) (TOMI), a global bacteria decontamination and infection prevention company, announced it received an amended label for its Binary Ionization Technology (BIT™) from the California Department of Pesticide Regulation in addition to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registered label. The amended label approves the addition of specific claims against the organisms Clostridium difficile spores (C.diff)+, Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)**and influenza (H1N1)**, enabling TOMI to directly market such claims to healthcare networks across California.
Dr. Halden Shane, TOMI’s Chief Executive Officer, stated: “This most recent amendment to our EPA label unlocks a significant market opportunity in the California healthcare industry as we are now able to specifically market our SteraMist BIT platform to some of the largest healthcare networks in the state. The amendment also provides further validation of our technology as we underwent significant testing to demonstrate BIT’s efficacy against the pathogens* identified in our label – MRSA**, H1N1** and C. diff spores+. The value proposition of our SteraMist platform goes beyond the health and safety benefits it provides in disinfecting indoor space and surfaces; it also provides hospitals and healthcare facilities with a simple, quick and cost effective solution to reducing penalties associated with the Affordable Care Act and Medicare’s non-payment policy, which could lead to better risk management and outcomes.
“We are very excited about the new opportunities in the California hospital and healthcare market. We are beginning to rollout a comprehensive marketing campaign to build our presence within this lucrative market. We look forward to keeping you updated on our progress,” concluded Dr. Shane.
TOMI received its initial EPA registration (no. 90150-2) for BIT in June 2015, for use as a healthcare-hospital disinfectant. Its label was amended in February 2016 to include its effectiveness in disinfecting Clostridium difficile (C. diff) spores+, Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) **, Pseudomonas* and influenza (H1N1) **, which are three of the most prevalent, harmful and costly pathogens facing healthcare systems worldwide. TOMI’s SteraMist BIT is currently registered in 49 states to date. The SteraMist BIT brand of products includes the SteraMist Surface Unit, which is a handheld, point-and-spray application, and SteraMist Environment System, which is a complete room fogging system. More information on TOMI’s complete suite of SteraMist BIT products can be found at www.tomimist.com or below.
+Clostridium difficile spores (C. diff) (ATCC# 43598) test conducted with SteraMist™ Environment System.
** Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), Pseudomonas and influenza (H1N1) test conducted with SteraMist Surface Unit.
* Pathogens: SteraMist disinfects against Clostridium difficile spores (C. diff) (ATCC# 43598), Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) (ATCC# 33592), and Influenza A (H1N1) virus (ATCC VR-1469).
About TOMI™ Environmental Solutions, Inc.
TOMI™ Environmental Solutions, Inc. (OTC Pink: TOMZ) is a global bacteria decontamination and infectious disease control company, providing eco-friendly environmental solutions for indoor surface decontamination through manufacturing, sales and licensing of our premier platform of Hydrogen Peroxide based products that uses Binary Ionization Technology® (BIT™) , a state of the art technology for the production of its six-log mist represented by the TOMI™ SteraMist™ brand.
TOMI’s products are designed to service a broad spectrum of commercial structures including hospitals and medical facilities, cruise ships, office buildings, hotel and motel rooms, schools, restaurants, for non-food safety in meat and produce processing facilities, military barracks, and athletic facilities. TOMI’s products and services have also been used in single-family homes and multi-unit residences.
TOMI also develops training programs and application protocols for its clients and is a member in good standing with The American Biological Safety Association, The American Association of Tissue Banks, Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, The Restoration Industry Association, Indoor Air Quality Association, and The International Ozone Association. For additional product information, visit www.tomimist.com or contact us at email@example.com.
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