Clare Clark, technical support manager, schülke UK
Biocides are active ingredients in antiseptics and disinfectants that are used extensively in healthcare settings to control microorganisms and prevent infections. Regulations and directives surrounding disinfectants in the healthcare sector are complex. This session aims to give an outline of the key influencing regulations, what they mean in practice and the timescale over which they are being implemented. It is suitable for anyone who has responsibility for the purchase and/or use of products for infection prevention and control within the dental setting.
DURING THIS SESSION ATTENDEES WILL LEARN:
- Contaminations risks and how they can occur.
- Essential requirements ensuring a product is safe for its intended use and fit for purpose.
- Importance of the Biocidal products regulation and its ongoing impact on dental practice.
- How to ensure compliance with the standards set out in the Medical Device Directive and Biocidal products regulation