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Studies validate "green" disinfection process

April 12, 2007
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Independent tests conducted at Microbiotest Labs in Virginia and Utah-based Nelson Labs show that Advanced Vapor Technologies’ TANCS Steam Vapor low-moisture system “is a fast, chemical-free, water-based ‘green’ method for destroying bacteria, viruses, mold and hard-to-kill pathogens in schools and other environments,” the company said.

“We now have the scientific data to demonstrate that the TANCS Steam Vapor System is many times more effective and works faster than topically applied chemical disinfectants without the associated risks for people,” Rick Hoverson, principal of Seattle-based Advanced Vapor Technologies, said. “It is an answer to the ‘green dilemma’ posed by chemical disinfectants, while delivering the labor savings mandated by tight budgets, and producing a highly sanitized surface cost-effectively.”

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