IAHCSMM Announces Board of Director Election Results

The International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM) announced the election results for four board of director positions.

Medtronic Recalls Valiant Navion Thoracic Stent Graft System

The FDA has identified this as a Class I recall, the most serious type of recall. Use of these devices may cause serious injuries or death.

Activ Surgical Announces FDA Clearance for ActivSight Intraoperative Imaging Module

Activ Surgical announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance of the company’s ActivSight Intraoperative Imaging Module for enhanced surgical visualization.

Metrex Surface Disinfectant Portfolio Secures EPA Approval

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved all eight surface disinfectant products made by an infection prevention leader, Metrex, as effective against SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19.

Clorox Healthcare™ 4% CHG Skin Cleansing Kit

The Clorox Healthcare™ 4% CHG Skin Cleansing Kit is an easy-to-use kit for pre-procedural skin cleansing designed to help improve patient compliance. Two packs, attached via a perforated seal, contain the essentials for two chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) cleanses including a 4 ounce bottle of CHG, 3 cloths and a bilingual, waterproof instruction card. To help health care professionals deliver better patient outcomes, Clorox Healthcare has also issued a white paper that details the clinically proven benefits of multiple CHG skin applications as part of a strategy to reduce SSI risk. To download a copy of the white paper, visit •



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