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Documentation
For Safety And Effectiveness
Documentation For Safety And Effectiveness
The eye rinsing solution must be effective
Strong alkaline or acid solutions can penetrate the cornea within a short time. Quick neutralization is therefore crucial. With the help of titration analysis in the laboratory we have tested the effect of pH Neutral on both strong acids and strong alkalis compared with the effect of a normal eye rinsing solution of 0.9% sodium chloride.

The test results clearly show that pH Neutral has neutralized both acids and alkalis to a harmless level in no more than 20 seconds (see Fig. 1). Normal eye rinsing solution dilutes the chemical, but only minor changes in pH value are achieved within 45 seconds (1).

The effect of pH Neutral has also been tested in a model considering a situation in which the chemical penetrates cornea (2). The results of this test also show that pH Neutral has a superior neutralizing effect, which is decisive in limiting the extent of injury from accidents with acids or alkalis.

The recommended use of pH Neutral is a safe procedure
In tests performed by medical experts we have documented that the recommended use of pH Neutral as initial first aid by eye accidents with acids or alkalis does not cause any further injuries or inconvenience. Documentation is available on rinsing healthy eyes (3) as well as rinsing injured eyes (4). pH Neutral is an eye rinsing solution that brings safety and confidence to your work place if there is a risk of eye accidents with acids or alkalis.

1:The results are based on the assumption that the rinsing solution has a flow of 100 ml per minute.

2:Schrage NF, Vergleichsergebnisse von pH Neutral an verärtzten Augen, Raport, 2005.

3:Corydon L, Høgsbro M, Cheeseman J, Jacobsen ME. Clinical Trial of Eye Irrigation with Buffer Solution. Clinical investigation report. Vejle Sygehus, 2003.

4:Damgaard AL, Hovendal MP, Scrøder MP, Saxtorph H, Bollen P. First aid treatment of alkali eye burns with phosphate buffer does not cause corneal calcifications. Poster, EAPCCT XXIX International Congress in Stockholm, 2009.

First-aid plan eye injuries
SUBSTANCE
EYEWASH
CONTINUOUS RINSING
RINSING TIME
Foreign bodies
Dust, dirt, metal and wood chips Etc.
Plum Eye Wash
Plum Eye Wash
Rinse until the foreign body has been rinsed out.
Acids
pH Neutral
Plum Eye Wash
Rinse for approximately two minutes with pH Neutral and continue rinsing with Plum Eye wash until the inconvenience disappears or until you reach a doctor.
Alkalis
pH Neutral
pH Neutral
Rinse for approximately two minutes with pH Neutral and continue rinsing with Plum Eye Wash until you reach a doctor.
Other chemicals
Plum Eye Wash
or pH Neutral
pH Neutral
Rinse until the inconvenience disappears or until you reach a doctor.
Chemicals on your skin
pH Neutral
pH Neutral
Continue rinsing until the inconvenience disappears.