point-of-use sterile water filters are Class I medical devices

Why point-of-use sterile water filters are Class I medical devices

Sterile water filters play an important role in hygiene and pathogen reduction at hospitals and other medical facilities.

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bacteria in drinking water

Bacteria and other microbes in drinking water

Many bacteria and viruses are able to survive for a certain amount of time in water. Oral uptake of contaminated drinking water can elicit the…

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Pseudomonas aeruginosa

What are pseudomonads?

People who have already been weakened by other diseases are at especially high risk of succumbing to an infection triggered by pseudomonads.

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How does a biofilm form?

What is a biofilm?

Biofilms are made up of microorganisms and occur primarily on surfaces. They are embedded in a layer of mucus which settles on the surfaces like a…

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LRV 7

7-log reduction and filter validation in accordance with ASTM F838-15a

To reduce the number of microbes in a liquid or on a surface, the liquid must be filtered or the surface must be cleaned or disinfected. To achieve…

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retrograde contamination

Retrograde contamination – causes and solutions

Retrograde contamination occurs when water outlets come into contact with microbes as a result of splashback of water.

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Drinking water – high quality demanded throughout Europe

Drinking water – high quality demanded throughout Europe

The aim is to ensure that all EU citizens have access to high quality drinking water and to strengthen the position of consumers.

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Importance of Germany’s Drinking Water Ordinance

Importance of Germany’s Drinking Water Ordinance

The Drinking Water Ordinance is a set of rules that are basically valid throughout Europe but have not yet been consistently applied in all countries.

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What is sterile filtered water?

What is sterile filtered water? What are sterile filters?

The specifications for sterile filtered water are more stringent than the specifications for drinking water. Sterile filtered water is very pure.

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Water stagnation – a hygiene problem

Water stagnation – a hygiene problem

Water is a vital part of our lives. We assume it’s clean and safe, but even drinking-water can be contaminated.

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