One of the greatest risks of infection is through soiled linen. Soluble Seam Laundry Bags are an essential part of any effective infection control process. Soluble Seam Laundry Bags meet duty of care guidelines by ensuring the safe isolation, transportation and disinfection of foul, infectious or cytotoxic linen. The filled bags are sealed with its cold water soluble tie which is already adhered in place on each bag. This allows for a quick and efficient sealing of the bag ready for transfer to the laundry.
Bags are then placed unopened into the washer. Within 30 seconds of the wash the soluble seam dissolves along with the tie, releasing the contents of the bag to be washed. At the end of the wash cycle the linen is removed for drying and the Soluble Seam Laundry Bags is now a clean disinfected sheet of PE film which is removed and discarded (preferably to your recycling waste rather than general land fill waste). The bags are ideal for any type of foul, infectious or cytotoxic laundry and suitable for hot and cold washes.
The external membrane is not affected by damp, soiled linen as it is protected from the inside by a layer of impermeable plastic. By treating all soiled linen as potentially infectious, the incidence of infection can be significantly reduced.
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