BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Dec. 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TOMI Environmental Solutions, Inc. ("TOMI") (OTCQX:TOMZ), a global decontamination company that specializes in disinfection/decontamination sales and services, including SteraMisttm, a hydrogen peroxide-based mist/fog registered with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") for use as a hospital-healthcare disinfectant, is set to be included in the EPA's Lists G, L, and M. This inclusion validates that the EPA recognizes that SteraMisttm products meet or exceed efficacy requirements for some of the most life threatening pathogens that challenge public health around the globe today. Publication of these additions will follow shortly.
Inclusion to List G demonstrates efficacy against Norovirus, a virus that has recently prompted many public health officials nationwide to increase community awareness of the symptoms of and ways to combat the spread of this highly contagious disease. In July 2017, the EPA approved and expanded the current label to include Norovirus and Salmonella.
List L is a listing of approved disinfectants for use against the Ebola Virus. This list of registered disinfectants meets the Center for Disease Control's (CDC) criteria for use against the Ebola virus on hard, non-porous surfaces. List M provides a list of registered antimicrobial products with label claims for Avian (Bird) Flu Disinfectants. These EPA disinfectant products are registered and labeled with a claim to inactivate Avian influenza A viruses on hard, non-porous surfaces. Although there are no antimicrobial products registered specifically against the H5N2 subtype of Avian Influenza A virus the EPA believes, based on available scientific information, that registered Avian Influenza A products will be effective against the H5N2 strain and other strains.
Dr. Halden Shane, TOMI CEO, has stated, "This is a fantastic way for TOMI to wrap up the year on the regulatory front with three new sought after EPA inclusions on lists G, L, and M, a perfect trifecta. Our SteraMisttm plasma technology is now on all four of the EPA's antimicrobial lists, including the much in demand K list for killing C. difficule spores. TOMI enters 2018 ready to show the world that SteraMisttm can surpass all competitors in the decontamination space in relation to speed, efficacy, material compatibility and cost effectiveness."
About TOMI Environmental Solutions, Inc.
TOMI Environmental Solutions, Inc. (OTCQX:TOMZ) is a global decontamination and infection prevention company, providing environmental solutions for indoor surface disinfection through manufacturing, sales and licensing of its premier Binary Ionization Technology® (BITtm) platform, which was invented under a defense grant in association with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) of the U.S. Department of Defense. BITtm uses a low percentage Hydrogen Peroxide as its only active ingredient to produce a hydroxyl radical (OH ion), represented by the TOMItm SteraMisttm brand of products, which produces a germ-killing aerosol that works like a visual non-caustic gas.
TOMI's products are designed to service a broad spectrum of commercial structures including but not limited to hospitals and medical facilities, cruise ships, office buildings, hotel and motel rooms, schools, restaurants, meat and produce processing facilities (when not in operation), military barracks, police and fire departments, 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 of 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 and The Restoration Industry Association.
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