11.75" x 3.75" Antimicrobial Copper Bar/Handle with self-adhesive backing is easy to apply. Simply trim to fit remove backing and apply to existing door handle.
Laboratory testing has shown that when cleaned regularly this surface, continuously reduces bacteria* contamination, achieving 99.9% reduction within 2 hours of exposure. This Antimicrobial Copper Bar/Handle forms a surface that continuously kills bacteria* left behind by dirty hands on the surface killing more than 99.9% of bacteria within 2 hours. And inhibits the buildup and growth of bacteria* within 2 hours of exposure between routine cleaning and sanitizing steps.
Surface may be subject to recontamination and the level of active bacteria at any time will depend on the frequency and timing of recontamination and cleanliness of the surface (among other factors). In order to have proper antimicrobial effect, this product must be cleaned and maintained according to the directions for use.
Routine cleaning to remove dirt and filth is necessary for good sanitation and to assure the effective anti-bacterial performance of this surface. Cleaning agents typically used for traditional hard, non-porous touch surfaces are permissible. The appropriate cleaning agent depends on the type of soiling and the measure of sanitization required. Normal tarnishing or wear of this surface will not impair antibacterial effectiveness.
Do not wax, paint, lacquer, varnish, or otherwise coat this product.
Installation Instructions: Care should be used when applying, after the adhesive backing has made contact with a surface it is not recommended to attempt tp reposition again. Repositioning can have an adverse effect on the aesthetics of the front.
When installing on a door pass through, passive, exit bar, or handle which is longer than this product, installation is recommended on the side of the door opposite of the hinges.
For best results we recommend that this Antimicrobial Copper Bar/Handle be installed in the following manner:
Position the long edge on the back of the handle or bar and gentle smooth any wrinkles out lengthwise, repeat the process slowly front to back around the handle or bar. Efficacy will not be reduced when the size of the bar or handle is so small that there is overlap of this product.
Not approved for direct food contact or food packaging uses.
*Staphylococcus aureus, Enterobacter aerogenes, Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), Escherichia coli O157:H7, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and, Vancomycin—Resistant Enterococcus faecalis (VRE).