England's Chief Medical Officer warns of the danger posed by resistance to antibiotics

England's Chief Medical Officer warns of the danger posed by resistance to antibiotics
Resistance to antibiotics will result in a catastrophic situation within ten years if the drug industry cannot be incentivised to start developing new antibiotics
A significant number of people visit the toilet without washing their hands, so a campaign to convince everyone to wash their hands would contribute to reducing the spread of bacteria.  However, as an increase in hand washing will be difficult to achieve the antimicrobial coating TouchClean® made by Dortrend International could contribute to reducing the spread of bacteria by hand.  Read the full BBC story here

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-21737844

More about TouchClean® here

http://www.dortrend.co.uk/product/1007



Note to Editors:

TouchClean® is a registered trademark of Dortrend International.

Dortrend is a manufacturer of Door furniture based in the West Midland and has developed a specialist antibacterial coating TouchClean®. The coating is non-toxic and long lasting and works by “photocatalytic” action which breaks down pathogens by a form of oxidation driven by light from the sun or artificial sources. The product works indoors or out, wherever there is light to power the catalytic process. There is no chemical residue and nothing is transferred to user’s hands. The coating can be applied to all product types including metal, wood, plastic and paint.
For more information contact Dortrend’s Commercial Director, Alan McDonald on 01299 827837 or visit www.dortrend.co.uk

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