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.

Olympus Supports Safety Actions Regarding Surgical Smoke

Olympus has announced its support of The Joint Commission’s recommended safety actions for managing the hazards of exposure to surgical smoke for health care staff in operating rooms.

Exofin Fusion Redesign Receives FDA Approval

Chemence Medical, a leader in medical cyanoacrylate devices and products, announced the U.S. Federal Drug Administration’s (FDA) 510(k) approval of the company’s redesigned exofin fusion skin closure system.

Kimguard Smart-Fold Sterilization Wrap

Kimberly-Clark’s Kimguard Smart-Fold Sterilization Wrap features triple-layer reinforcement and is designed to allow for 59 percent faster wrapping to help reduce physical strain and training time, the company says. The wrap includes a feature called Quick Check, which combines a blue wrap layer with a white inner layer so users can identify if sterility has been breached. The company worked with a central sterile processing department at a large hospital to design the product. Several grades are available for different sterilization needs.



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