Medical device start-up gets FDA approval

Company specialises in infection control products

10th July, 2016

Medtech firm CMC Hygea has won US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for an Irish-made infection-fighting basin, clearing the way for American market expansion.

The company specialises in infection control products that stop the spread of superbugs like MRSA and E.coli in hospitals. Its antimicrobial basins and liners have a proven bacteria kill rate of 99.99 per cent. The basins are manufactured in Wicklow and the liner dispensers are made in Kilkenny.

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