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Universal Wipes Bucket 225

Clean and disinfect in a single step. Kills at least 99.999% of pathogens. Effective from 10 seconds.

The UK’s most trusted single-step detergent and disinfectant wipe; ideal for use on both surfaces and non-invasive medical devices. Our patented near-neutral pH formula ensures exceptional material compatibility and is proven to kill at least 99.999% of pathogens after 10 seconds, norovirus within one minute and reduce instances of MRSA by 55%.

Product code: CWBUC225

NHSSC code: VJT190

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Efficacy data
How to use
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Efficacy data
Effective AgainstTestKill Time
Bacteria
Acinetobacter baumanniiEN1372710 sec
Enterococcus faecalisEN1372710 sec
Enterococcus faecium (VRE)EN13727
EN14561
10 sec
1 min
Enterococcus hiraeEN13727
EN14561
EN16615
10 sec
1 min
5 min
Escherichia coli (E. coli)EN1372710 sec
Klebsiella pneumoniae (ESBL)EN1372710 sec
Methicillin Resistant Staphyloccus aureus (MRSA)EN137271 min
Pseudomonas aeruginosaEN13727
EN14561
EN16615
10 sec
1 min
5 min
Staphylococcus aureusEN13727
EN14561
EN16615
10 sec
1 min
5 min
Mycobacteria
Mycobacterium bovisEN143482 min
Fungi
Candida albicansEN1372710 sec
Candida aurisEN136241 min
Virus
Hepatitis BASTM E10521 min
Hepatitis CEN144761 min
HIVEN1447630 sec
Influenza H1N1EN144762 min
Influenza H3N2EN144762 min
MERS-CoVEN144761 min
NorovirusEN144761 min
How to use
1
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Wear recommended PPE.

2
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Remove the wipe from the bucket.

3
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Working from clean to dirty, wipe in an ‘S’ shaped pattern, taking care not to go over the same area twice.

4
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Change the wipe if it becomes dry or soiled

FAQs

What are the caution statements associated with these products?

For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes. Discontinue use if irritation develops, if irritatio…Read More

Why does it have a single use symbol on a pack of multiple wipes?

Each individual wipe is single use. This prevents the transfer of pathogens between surfaces or from…Read More

Why is the product referred to as a Universal Wipe?

The wipes function as both disinfectant and detergent. They can also be used on all surfaces and all…Read More

What different formats are available for this product?

A variety of formats are available: Clinell Universal Buckets 225 (CWBUC225), Clinell Universal Buc…Read More

Why is it important to clean in addition to disinfecting?

Dirt creates a barrier between a surface and the disinfectant on the wipe therefore prevents the sur…Read More

What are the active ingredients in Clinell Universal Wipes?

The formulation in Clinell Universal Wipes is a patented, antimicrobial solution developed by GAMA's…Read More

Does using disinfectants increase the chance of resistance occurring with pathogens?

No, there is no risk of resistance occurring due to long-term use. This is because Universal deliver…Read More

What does the term "contact time" mean?

"Contact time" is the time required for the disinfectant to act on pathogens. Essentially: how long …Read More

Why is the kill count important to know?

Apart from how fast it takes a disinfectant to work (i.e. contact time), it is also important to det…Read More

Does the mechanical action of the wipe play an important part in the disinfection process?

The mechanical action of wiping removes soil and bioburden allowing the disinfectant to reach the su…Read More

Does the wipe retain some of the disinfectant?

Generally, wipe materials contain certain molecules that can hold and lock the wipe formulation into…Read More

Where can Universal Wipes be used?

Universal Wipes are safe to be used on all surfaces. They will not damage rubbers, plastics or metal…Read More

What products do these wipes replace?

Universal Wipes are able to replace all detergent and disinfectant surface wipes (except for Sporici…Read More

Where was the testing conducted for this wipe?

The tests mentioned have been conducted at various UK and European university accredited laboratorie…Read More

What are the wall-mounted dispensers?

These are colour-coded, plastic or wire dispensers that can be attached to hospital walls and are de…Read More

Are there any special disposal requirements?

Used wipes should be disposed of in the clinical waste bin as per your infection control policy. Mac…Read More

How would you summarise the benefits of Clinell Universal Wipes?

As the name suggests, Clinell Universal Wipes have a wide range of applications. Not only are they a…Read More

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