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Pure Flow 1000 offers self-contained, low-maintenanceemergency eyecare


Patented eyewash station delivers Eyesaline Solution

SMITHFIELD, R.I. (March 25, 2003) Are Your Eyewash Stations in Compliance with Current Emergency Eyewash Regulations? ANSI Standards dictate that Fifteen-Minute primary eyewash devices shall be in accessible locations that require no more than 10 seconds to reach. The standard further states that Fifteen-Minute primary eyewash devices must be immediately adjacent to severe caustic and chemical hazards.

The Pure Flow 1000 meets ANSI Z358.1-1998 Eyewash and Shower Standard, and offers users a more comfortable alternative to flush for a full 15 minutes without the irritation that can occur with plumbed tap water stations which can contain contaminants and bacteria.

The Pure Flow 1000 Emergency Eyewash Station from Fendall provides a full ANSI approved emergency eyewash, without high maintenance or costly plumbing.

Our patented design delivers Fendalls Eyesaline Solution rather than water, which can pose significant threats to injured eye tissue, said Andrew Beaudoin, product communications specialist for Bacou-Dalloz. Fendalls Eyesaline is a physiologically correct solution designed to match human tears.

In emergency situations, workers can easily locate the highly-visible, green Pure Flow 1000. Sure-grip handles provide instant activation as the dust cover rotates downward exposing a sturdy space for head and arms. Then, PureFlow 1000 delivers a soft ribbon of Eyesaline at ambient temperature, and the constant flow rate permits thorough flushing. While some gravity-fed units decline in fluid pressure, which reduces the flow rate and height of the flushing stream, Pure Flow 1000s flow meets the required 0.4 gpm for the entire 15-minute cycle.

Pure Flow 1000, SEI certified to meet ANSI Z358.1-1998, features easy installation and maintenance with:
 No plumbing necessary, system mounts easily with one bracket
 24-month cartridge life four times longer than many other primary self-contained eyewash stations
 Self-contained fluid cartridge requires less than five minutes to replace
 Waste fluid captured for easy disposal
 Eyesaline Solution is contained in replaceable delivery modules that remain sealed until activated
 Easy-to-read warning signs show service requirements and save maintenance and inspection time

Compliance is only a phone call away. Contact Fendall or your local distributor for a FREE worksite evaluation from the market leaders in self-contained eyewash devices. Call 1.800.FENDALL or visit www.bacou-dalloz.com today for eyewash solutions in seconds.

Since 1950, Fendall has developed a family of emergency eyecare products including emergency eyewash stations, eye/face washes, body wash stations, and specialty eye protection. For more information about Fendall products, applicable standards and regulations, and for authorized Fendall distributors in your area, call 1-800-FENDALL, fax 1-800-635-4373, or visit our web site at www.fendall.com.

Fendall is a division of Bacou-Dalloz group, the world leader in the design, manufacturing and sale of personal protective equipment with leading, premium brands such as Uvex, Miller, Howard Leight, Perfect Fit, and Survivair. Bacou-Dalloz provides unmatched head-to-toe protection through three core businesses: protection of the head (respiratory, hearing and eye protection), fall protection and body protection (gloves, clothes and shoes). The group supports a wide range of business segments including, industry, construction, telecommunications, medical and public services, and offers, through its distributor partners, the most comprehensive choice of products to protect people from hazards in work environments or wherever they are at risk of injury. Bacou-Dalloz is listed on the Euronext Premier March in Paris.

CONTACT: Andrew Beaudoin
10 Thurber Boulevard
Smithfield, RI 02917
(401) 232-1200 – Voice
(401) 232-1830 – Fax
ABeaudoin@bacou-dalloz.com


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