Minimise contamination exposure with strong, easy to use hot water soluble bags
Hydropol by Aquapak is a ground-breaking technology which allows any standard manufacturer of infection control bags to make a high-performance, water-soluble bag to assist with the fight against COVID19
Manufacturers: we supply you with Hydropol™ pellets and provide all the technical transfer you need to quickly start production of hot water soluble infection control bags.
Distributors: we can help your manufacturing suppliers to be able to start making infection control bags from Hydropol™ as quickly as possible and/or connect you with our partners who are already making bags to increase your supply.
Hospital/Healthcare/Hotel Users: we can provide samples to trial and can connect you with our partners who have supply and/or work with your suppliers to start making infection control bags from Hydropol™.
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The majority of cytotoxic laundry bags used in hospitals, hotels and hospitality are made from single-use, non-biodegradable plastic which requires comprehensive waste management.
All single-use plastic laundry bags can be replaced with ‘leave no trace’ versions made from Hydropol™ which is an environmentally safe plastic that is biodegradable, water-soluble and marine-safe and made using Aquapak’s patent-protected technology.
Aquapak was approached by DB Packaging who is an eco packaging supplier, delivering innovative and environmentally sustainable packaging solutions across Australia and New Zealand. Supplying laundry bags to hotels, hospitals and care homes, they wanted an eco version for NSW Healthcare that would:
The hot water soluble cytotoxic laundry bags made from Hydropol™ minimise the risk of New South Wales healthcare team being exposed to contaminated linen whilst saving over 20,000 bags of linen from incineration.
Watch the DB Packaging video to see how NSW Healthshare Linen Services use their infection control (cytotoxic) laundry bags made from Hydropol™.
“I have been privileged to partner with Aquapak on this journey to bring Hydropol™ to the Australian and New Zealand market. Hydropol™ is already changing the medical arena and will continue change how we handle our waste. The consumer can use Hydropol™ to eliminate their waste. There are many applications for this material but the real winner is the Environment, as the material is water soluble, non-toxic and marine safe.” David Beaver, Director DB Packaging
Full technical information about Hydropol™:
Industrial infection control laundry bag specification: Industrial infection control bags are made using hot water soluble Hydropol and are designed for use in commercial/industrial washing machines:
Domestic infection control laundry bag specification: Domestic infection control bags are made using warm water soluble Hydropol and are designed for use in domestic washing machines:
Safety of Hydropol: Here is a study demonstrating the safety of Hydropol laundry bags in effluent streams via their biodegradation and ecotoxicity: