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Battelle CCDS™

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) decontamination for reuse

 

DELIVERING CRITICAL EQUIPMENT TO HOSPITAL SYSTEMS

The Battelle CCDS Critical Care Decontamination System™ addresses the current shortage of critical Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) across the United States. Battelle CCDS™ is designed to work on N95 respirators for the removal of the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2).

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How does it work?

Battelle CCDS™ can decontaminate thousands of N95 respirators using concentrated, vapor phase hydrogen peroxide. The respirators are exposed at the validated concentration level to decontaminate biological contaminants, including the SARS-CoV-2. Battelle CCDS can decontaminate the same respirator multiple times without degrading N95 respirator performance.


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Regulatory, safety & efficacy

Battelle CCDS™ draws on decades of research and is grounded on an FDA study Battelle completed following a 2016 contagion. Battelle is currently conducting research to validate that other equipment, including surgical masks and ventilator components, can be decontaminated using this process.

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How do healthcare systems use Battelle CCDS™?

Healthcare systems will collect worn N95 respirators each day in accordance with an approved procedure, and the PPE will be labeled with a barcoded serial number for tracking the chain-of-custody throughout the decontamination process. This procedure ensures that the hospital system receives its own respirators back.


CCDS™ Information & Instructions

Check out the documents below for information on how your healthcare system or personnel can use the Battelle CCDS Critical Care Decontamination System™


 

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Instructions for Healthcare Facilities

Click on the image of the document to the left for information about the preparation and collection of compatible N95 respirators for decontamination by Battelle using the Battelle CCDS Critical Care Decontamination System™.

Instructions for Healthcare Personnel

Instructions for Healthcare Personnel

Click on the image of the document to the left for information about the preparation of compatible N95 respirators for decontamination by Battelle using the Battelle CCDS Critical Care Decontamination System™

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Fact Sheet for Healthcare Personnel

Click on the image of the document to the left to review this fact sheet. The fact sheet informs you of the significant known and potential risks and benefits of the emergency use of decontaminated N95 or N95-equivalent respirators. These respirators have been decontaminated using the Battelle CCDS Critical Care Decontamination System™

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Emergency Use Authorization for Battelle CCDS™

Click on the image of the document to the left to review the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the use of the Battelle CCDS Critical Care Decontamination System™ in decontaminating compatible N95 or N95-equivalent respirators for reuse by healthcare personnel to prevent exposure to pathogenic biological airborne during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Overview and Reports


 

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CCDS Technical 1-Pager
Battelle CCDS Technical Summary Paper
U.S. FDA Report

 

The Battelle CCDS™ Process

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Return

 

Media Inquiries

If you are interested in photos and video for reporting on Battelle CCDS™

Visit the Battelle COVID-19 Newsroom

 

Rapid Response & Pandemic Mitigation Capabilities  

Battelle’s rapid response capabilities and pandemic mitigation are in alignment with U.S. Pandemic Task Force requests to provide immediate front-line support and public health workforce enablement, predictive analytics, lab capabilities and capacity, and innovative platforms for ensuring global health security.

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Frontline Support

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Predicting Disease Spread

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Global Health Security

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News & Insights

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