Protected by BioCote®

BioCote® is an antimicrobial silver additive used to limit the numbers of microbes on the surface of breathing circuits.

3rd July 2020

Many of the Armstrong Medical Breathing Systems, for example our AquaVENT® Heated Breathing Systems range, are protected by BioCote®, an antimicrobial silver additive to limit the numbers of microbes on the surface of the breathing circuit, protecting it from microbial colonisation.

Find out more about our products Protected by BioCote®

How BioCote® technology works

BioCote technology protects products by binding with microbes contaminating its surface. Microbes do not survive being exposed to BioCote® technology.
BioCote technology is an ideal way maintaining a more hygienic product surface between cleans.

Protection

  • Is proven effective against a wide range of bacteria, fungi & the H1N1 virus
  • Reduces microbes by up to 99.99%
  • Significant reductions within 15 minutes
  • Up to 99.5% reduction in just 2 hours
  • Works continuously for the expected lifetime of the product

 

Biocote® antimicrobial protection is effective against a board spectrum of micro – organisms:

  • Clostridium difficile
  • MRSA
  • Salmonella entertidis
  • Staph aureus
  • Aspergillus niger
  • Candida albicans
  • Influenza A H1N1
  • Legionella pneumophila
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  • Salmonella typhimurium
  • Vancomycin Resistant Enterococcus
  • Aspergillus brasiliensis
  • Penicillium sp.

Available information for download

BioCote®

BioCote Support Pack
BioCote Support Pack
PDF, 27th February 2018
BioCote Support Pack (German)
BioCote Support Pack (German)
PDF, 8th November 2017
BioCote H1N1 Virus Case Study (English)
BioCote H1N1 Virus Case Study (English)
PDF, 7th November 2017
BioCote Fact Sheet (English)
BioCote Fact Sheet (English)
PDF, 7th November 2017
BioCote Fact Sheet (French)
BioCote Fact Sheet (French)
PDF, 7th November 2017
BioCote Fact Sheet (German)
BioCote Fact Sheet (German)
PDF, 7th November 2017
BioCote Fact Sheet (Italian)
BioCote Fact Sheet (Italian)
PDF, 7th November 2017
BioCote Fact Sheet (Polish)
BioCote Fact Sheet (Polish)
PDF, 7th November 2017
BioCote Fact Sheet (Spanish)
BioCote Fact Sheet (Spanish)
PDF, 7th November 2017
BioCote Fact Sheet (Portuguese)
BioCote Fact Sheet (Portuguese)
PDF, 7th November 2017

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