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Friday
Nov062015

Clarentis Technologies' electrolytic cells do not contain any RoHS restricted substances

 

Clarentis Technologies, the manufacturer of Ultra-Lyte® equipment that produces the EPA registered 
medical/hospital disinfectant Ultra-Lyte® also known as Clarentis® anolyte, received notice today that 
materials used in its proprietary electrolytic cells do not contain any RoHS restricted substances.

RoHS is the EU Directive that restricts the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic products (EEE products). The current list of restricted substances is found in Annex II of the Directive and includes four heavy metals (lead, mercury, cadmium, and hexavalent chromium) and two brominated flame retardants (polybrominated biphenyls (PBB) and polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE)).

The European Commission will likely add additional substances to Annex II in before the end of 2015. If new substances are added, it is not clear when the restrictions will enter into force.

RoHS mandates that EEE products must not contain more than 0.1% (except for cadmium which is limited to 0.01%) by weight of homogenous material of any of listed substances. Homogenous material means a material that cannot be mechanically disjointed into different materials.

The original RoHS Directive was adopted on January 27, 2003. However, the European Parliament and Council revised this legislation June 8, 2011. Today, this revised directive is often referred to as “RoHS II”. RoHS II is an “open scope” Directive. This means that the Directive will apply to all EEE products that are “dependent on electric current or electromagnetic fields for at least one intended function. The transition will be completed in 2019.

 

Saturday
Aug012015

Ultra-Lyte® receives new EPA Label

On June 29th 2015 Clarentis Technologies, LLC received a new EPA label for Ultra-Lyte®.

Tuesday
Dec242013

Clarentis Receives Trademark for Ecolyte®

Clarentis Technologies, LLC, has received notice from the United States Patent and Trademark Office of registration for its trademark Ecolyte®.

Monday
Oct142013

Research Note from USDA

Kathleen T. Rajkowski, Eastern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Intervention Technologies Research Unit 600, East Mermaid Lane, Wyndmoor, PA 19038, publishes a research note:

"MORPHOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF PULSED ULTRAVIOLET LIGHT AND ANOLYTE TREATMENT ON BACTERIAL CELL WALL"

For this research note, anolyte, prepared daily by electrolyzing saturated NaCl solution, was obtained using the Mini-Lyte 50 System (Clarentis Technologies, LLC, Palm Beach Gardens, FL). The generator was preset to deliver anolyte with a residual choline level (RCL) of >700ppm at a pH of 6.0 - 6.5. Before use, the anolyte was standardized by diluting with sterile deionized water to obtain a 300ppm RCL at pH 6.2 - 6.5.

The results of this study do indicate that both anolyte (Ultra-Lyte®) obtained from the Clarentis® Mini-Lyte System and PUV and the combination are effective in inactivating pathogens.

To read the complete research note and to examine the pictures that prove the destruction of the cytoplasm of gram negative bacteria, please click here.

Tuesday
Oct012013

Notice of Registered Trademark for Ultra-Lyte®

Clarentis Technologies, LLC has received notice from the United States Patent and Trademark Office of registration of its trademark Ultra-Lyte®.