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CDN has announced that many of its NSF-certified thermometers will now be manufactured with BioCote, a technology that offers antimicrobial protection for the expected lifetime of the product.
BioCote is an antimicrobial agent that contains silver, a known antimicrobial. It is shown to be a safe antimicrobial that helps prevent surface cross-contamination by inhibiting growth in a broad spectrum of microbes such as bacteria, mold and fungi on a product’s surface, the company said.
BioCote does not eliminate the need for cleaning thermometers after use; however it is said to reduce the levels of harmful microbes on surfaces by up to 99.9% over a 24-hour period.
BioCote’s silver-based antimicrobial additive is added to CDN NSF-certified thermometers at the time of manufacture to provide safe and long-lasting product protection.
All CDN NSF-certified thermometers in the ProAccurate line feature BioCote technology.
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