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Triclosan Update

October 11, 2016

As you may have learned from the news, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued a final rule establishing that over-the-counter (OTC) consumer antiseptic wash products containing certain active ingredients including triclosan and triclocarban can no longer be marketed because...

Zika Virus Update

February 12, 2016

CDC recently announced its emergency operations center has been put on a Level 1 status-the highest level of activation in response to the Zika virus outbreak [1]. (CDC has only put its operations center at Level 1 three times in the past: during the Ebola outbreak in 2014; during the H1N1...

The Importance of Medical Disinfectants

December 12, 2014

The proper use of medical disinfectants can help contain and prevent the spread of harmful bacteria and viruses. Many infectious diseases can be halted in their tracks by the proper use of medical disinfectant products, and by the routine disinfection and sterilization of medical devices.

Enterovirus Update

November 11, 2014

Metrex has published a technical memo regarding Enterovirus. Download the Enterovirus technical memo here.

Ebola Update

October 31, 2014

Ebola virus causes an often fatal disease (Ebola Virus Disease, EVD) and is currently in epidemic status in some African countries, according to the World Health Organization, WHO (Guinea, Nigeria, Liberia, and Sierra Leone....

10 Tips to Avoid Getting Sick in the Office

October 22, 2014

Like most people, you probably spend a majority of your weekdays at the office. With the constant interaction and communication, you’re always busy. And so are germs and disease. It seems like they’re always working overtime to foil your health. But you can work smarter.