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Do your share for the environment
The Vernacare Single-Use products are produced using water and recycled over-issued newsprint and the wide range of disposable single use containers are designed to replace re-usable plastic or stainless steel alternatives. Ensuring a clean bedpan, bowl or container every time, proven to help reduce the risk of cross infection and more importantly environmentally friendly.
Vernacare’s medical pulp products carry the BSI Kitemark and are manufactured in line with BS ENISO 9001: 2000 and PAS29:1999, using 100% over-issued clean newspaper. As the biggest medical pulp moulder in the world, producing around 150 million units per year. Vernacare have invested heavily in automation and quality control measures to ensure that the product quality is of a consistently high standard.
See a selection of the Verncare Single-Use range of products below.
Vernacare Pulp vs Plastics Video
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Frequently Asked Questions
Why is the colour of the pulp gray?
No bleach or dyes are added which helps to keep the cost low and makes the product environmentally friendly.
There is also no danger of any dyes or chemicals leaching out of the product during use, protecting patient and nurse safety.
How long is Vernacare pulp guaranteed to hold water/urine/fluids?
Vernacare pulp is guaranteed to hold water/urine/fluids for 4 hours, except for the Washbowl that is guaranteed for 2 hours.
Is Vernacare pulp tested to any standard?
Vernacare pulp is the only pulp in the world tested by BSI Kitemark testing.
I don’t have a macerator, how do I dispose of the pulp?
The Vernacare pulp is designed to be disposed of in a macerator however if you do not have one, the pulp can be disposed of in your normal waste as per your waste protocol.
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