– All 50 States having the 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** –
– Increases market potential with hospitals and healthcare networks –
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 03, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TOMI™ Environmental Solutions, Inc. (OTCQX:TOMZ) (TOMI), a global bacteria decontamination and infection prevention company, announced it received an amended label for its Binary Ionization Technology (BIT™) from the NY State Department of Environmental Conservation. With the amended label, TOMI is approved to directly market to healthcare networks in New York and across all 50 states the addition of specific claims against the organisms Clostridium difficile spores (C. diff) +, Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)**and influenza (H1N1)**.
“Garnering the amended EPA label approval in New York State is a significant milestone,” said Dr. Halden Shane, TOMI’s Chief Executive Officer. “Once again, we have passed another level of rigorous testing and received validation for our technology. With this label, we gained access to a sizable healthcare network and plan to aggressively market to the Empire State. Further, in all 50 states we have achieved status to specifically market our quick and cost effective method to achieve health, safety and risk management benefits by disinfecting indoor space and surfaces with the SteraMist BIT platform."
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) **, 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 50 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), 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. (OTCQX: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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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