What specific registered EPA public health claims are permitted for CuVerro®?

Q: What specific registered EPA public health claims are permitted for CuVerro®?

A: Based on rigorous GLP (Good Laboratory Practices) testing conducted under EPA protocols, CuVerro® bactericidal copper alloys have been registered to make the following public health claims:

  • Continuously reduces bacteria1 contamination, achieving 99.9% reduction within two hours of exposure.
  • Kills greater than 99.9% of Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria1 within two hours of exposure.
  • Delivers continuous and ongoing antibacterial1 action, remaining effective in killing greater than 99.9% of bacteria1 within two hours.
  • Kills greater than 99.9% of bacteria1 within two hours, and continues to kill more than 99% of bacteria1 even after repeated contamination.
  • Helps inhibit the buildup and growth of bacteria1 within two hours of exposure between routine cleaning and sanitizing steps.

These health claims apply when antimicrobial copper surfaces are cleaned regularly.