Our automated room disinfection technology based upon hydrogen peroxide is a scientifically proven, economic and user-friendly method. This room disinfection measure has been established successfully in more than 25 application fields since 2009. However, there is a bundle of questions which needs to be answered. Therefore, we provide this FAQ section for our customers, business partners and prospects.
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DIOP is 100% independent and owner-managed company. We have been producing and selling automated room disinfection systems for more than 10 years. We are one of just a few companies worldwide that are a 100% focussed on room decontamination systems. You may discover our business fields here...
Our disinfection systems are scientifically tested and cover the complete microbiological range (sporicidal disinfection and log reduction possible). Here you can see the microbiological effectiveness...
Yes, we have been testing electronical equipment for more than 10 years. We are also working in the fields of medical equipment disinfection and providing specal chamber disinfection solutions for orthopedical companies. You can check this sensitive equipment here...
It just takes a few simple steps to get our disinfection systems work for you. Here you can see how that works (example hospital hygiene)...
According to your disinfection requirements, your preparation time and the hydrogen peroxide concentration, the complete process may vary. Here you can see the exact timeline...
For scientific disinfection validation purposes, we have special, closed and safe bioindicators for bacteria (DioFog-Controller) and spores (DioSpore-Controller). Here you can check our disinfection validation package...
Yes, we urgently recommend to make use of our inspection service every 24 months. This way, your DiosolGenerator works properly and guarantees a reliable disinfection quality. Please contact your official DIOP distributor in your country.
Our Diosol disinfectants are generally biocides as we are working in 25 different application fields. Check the disinfection guidelines and authorities in your country in order to know whether you need biocides or medical product disinfectants.
About 4 ml per m3. See all Diosol disinfectants and chemical information here...
All technical data and information here in our aerosol generator overview.
We are convinced that our automated room disinfection systems are the best choice for your disinfection works. See here why...
Yes, of course. We provide a warranty period of 12 months from the date of reception of the DiosolGenerator.
Usually we offer mechanical and not digital systems. If you are interested in a DiosolGenerator with touchscreen display and input options (e.g. relative humidity, liquid quantity detection, room volume etc.), then the DiosolGenerator Protec Tube+ Digital is the right system for you. Pricing starts from 23.990 €.
Yes, DIOP develops special disinfection chamber systems for the automated reprocessing of medical devices and orthopedic equipment together with external partners. These chambers are made for products that can not be sterilized or disinfected manually.
No, all repairs and maintenance services are handled by the DIOP in-house technician team. Only this way, we can ensure that all defects, repairs and spare parts are implemented and processed to the highest quality standards. In addition we offer carefree all-around packages. We organize the transport and handle the logistic processes. After professional maintenance, the system will be sent back to you technically 100% checked and repaired.
No, the H2O2 cold fogging does not substitute the manual scrubbing and wiping disinfection method. The automated room disinfection is a complete and complementary final disinfection method. A mechanical wipe disinfection or a manual pre-cleaning are as far as possible necessary (see expert opinion PD Dr. Schwarzkopf here ...). The best germ reduction is achieved by hydrogen peroxide fogging on optically clean surfaces. Nevertheless, biofilms are well removed.
The DIOP cold mist process works 100% reliably between +4 and + 45 ° Celsius. Deviating temperatures should be validated.
Insofar as not stated otherwise by the manufacturer of the seals, plasticizers, rubber & Co., these materials are generally suitable for disinfection measures. In particular, the materials used in rescue vehicles (RTW's, ITW's, etc.) are easily suitable for hydrogen peroxide vehicle fogging. Damage caused by the automated disinfection process is unknown.
DIOP can not be held liable for any damage resulting from misuse (application only by qualified persons!) Or the use of other disinfectants (use DIOP / Diosol products only!). If DIOP cold fogging is the cause of damage, DIOP is liable.
This is dependent on the customer's or user's decision. To avoid complicated and unnecessary discussions, we recommend that you either leave the sterile material in a closed drawer or remove it from the room / vehicle during the disinfection process. In more than 10 years of use, sensitive items have never been harmed so far.
The ultra-fine micro-aerosols generated by the ultrasonic nebulizer have to be brought into the room to be nebulized with additional equipment or a built-in fan. In most cases, this leads to the ultra-fine micro-aerosols (approx. 1 μm or smaller) colliding with other micro-aerosols due to the application process (air transport), which leads to larger droplet sizes. This can significantly reduce both the distribution and the disinfection performance. In addition, very few ultrasonic membranes can withstand oxidants such as hydrogen peroxide.
This micro-aerosol problem does not exist in the DIOP aHP cold fogging process.
Technically yes, but we strongly advise against this, as our Diosol disinfectants have been used successfully in the DiosolGenerator H2O2 systems for more than 10 years. The DIOP disinfection process is a scientifically tested process that ensures up to sporicidal effectiveness (Microbiological effect).
Do you want to unnecessarily endanger the safety of people, animals or products in your area because you are using another disinfectant that has not been tested in the DiosolGenerator? Do you also want to endanger your disinfection success? We do NOT believe that you are willing to take this unnecessary risk!
Apart from that, the use of "third-party" disinfectants from third parties will void your device guarantee.
Like all other customer groups, we currently supply pest control agents exclusively with our proven disinfection solutions.
The effectiveness of the DiosolGenerator in the context of "classic pest control" cannot currently be proven. However, the use of special pesticides will in future be considered in our considerations to expand our business.
First check the durability of your hydrogen peroxide. The shelf life of Diosol products varies between 24 and 30 months (closed container) and 18 and 24 months (opened container).
Our long-term hydrogen peroxide tests show again and again that containers that have already expired have only slight H2O2 concentration losses, so that they can still be used after the expiry date (e.g. Diosol 19 no longer has 19% H2O2 content after 5 years, but still 17.8% of H2O2 concentration). However, this should be checked individually and quality management oriented.
Since the disposal of hydrogen peroxide is difficult, we as the manufacturer are happy to do it for you reliably and at a certain cost (please contact as regarding your quantity!). Send us the hydrogen peroxide we have produced securely closed. Our chemical department will check the hydrogen peroxide and then dispose of it professionally.
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