TOMI Obtains EPA Registration of SteraMist® BIT™ 0.35% for Agricultural and Food Safety Use
FREDERICK, Md., Oct. 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TOMI Environmental Solutions, Inc.® (“TOMI”) (NASDAQ: TOMZ), a global company specializing in disinfection and decontamination utilizing its premier Binary Ionization Technology (BIT) platform through its SteraMist products, announced that it has obtained EPA registration for its 0.35% hydrogen peroxide BIT Solution, an all-in-one disinfectant for use across the entire food supply chain.
This is the company’s third EPA registration and significantly expands Company’s addressable markets. The company previous registrations are SteraMist, 90150-1 for mold and mildew and 90150-2 for Hospital-Healthcare facilities.
SteraMist® BIT™ 0.35% is a low-percentage solution designed for agricultural applications, as well as sites requiring more precise application of ionized Hydrogen Peroxide (iHP™). This EPA registration comes after years of research, expansive testing with SteraMist technology, as well as cooperating with the lengthy EPA registration processes during the pandemic.
This registration will allow SteraMist low percentage BIT solution to be sold as an all-in-one direct application disinfectant across the entire food industry including: pre-harvest, harvest, storage, packaging, transportation, and distribution for such products as citrus, berries, herbs and spices, cucurbit, leafy vegetables, mushrooms, fruiting vegetables, medicinal/ nutraceutical plants, and delicate food contract surface.
This new low-percentage BIT Solution will permit direct application to combat harmful plant pathogens such as Botrytis, Mildew (Powdery and Downy), and Xanthomonas, among others. The 0.35% H2O2 composition maintains trusted BIT Solution efficacy and compatibility, bringing it to pre-harvest use sites, greenhouses, and other contact surfaces associated with Raw Agricultural Commodities (RACs).
Dr. Halden S. Shane states, “We are excited to have our 90150-3 EPA registration adding to TOMI’s growing range of registrations, patents, and certifications as we continue to offer our SteraMist technology as a vital solution available across a wide range of industries. We are confident that our EPA approved product could change food industry decontamination standards and methods and look forward to provide future customers with the most effective, efficient and environmental-friendly decontamination solution.”
TOMI™ Environmental Solutions, Inc.: Innovating for a safer world®
TOMI™ Environmental Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: TOMZ ) is a global decontamination and infection prevention company, providing environmental solutions for indoor surface disinfection through the manufacturing, sales and licensing of its premier Binary Ionization Technology® (BIT™) platform. Invented under a defense grant in association with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) of the U.S. Department of Defense, BIT™ solution utilizes a low percentage Hydrogen Peroxide as its only active ingredient to produce a fog of ionized Hydrogen Peroxide (iHP™). Represented by the SteraMist® brand of products, iHP™ produces a germ-killing aerosol that works like a visual non-caustic gas.
TOMI products are designed to service a broad spectrum of commercial structures, including, but not limited to, hospitals and medical facilities, cruise ships, office buildings, hotel and motel rooms, schools, restaurants, meat and produce processing facilities, military barracks, police and fire departments, and athletic facilities. TOMI products and services have also been used in single-family homes and multi-unit residences.
TOMI develops training programs and application protocols for its clients and is a member in good standing with The American Biological Safety Association, The American Association of Tissue Banks, Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, America Seed Trade Association, and The Restoration Industry Association.
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