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UK manufacturer produces domestic use infection control bags

By May 1, 2020May 13th, 2022No Comments

Echo Packaging has become Aquapak Polymer’s first UK manufacturing partner, introducing supply of domestic grade infection control bags made from Hydropol. Safe for use in domestic washing machines, they are ideal for front-line workers to safely take home used work clothes for washing. They are already being used across the UK by nurses, care home workers, police officers and GP surgery teams in the fight against COVD-19.

Bags containing potentially-contaminated clothes can be put straight into the washing machine. They are designed to completely dissolve at 40C/104F (although 60C/140F is recommended to remove pathogens) without clogging household washing machines or causing environmental issues in the waste-water stream.

The water-soluble D-SOLV bags – sized  W 670mm (26”) x L 800mm (31”) x 25µ – reduce the physical handling of contaminated clothing as they dissolve completely without leaving any residue. To read more about the benefits of Hydropol infection control bags visit:

Mark Lapping, CEO of Aquapak Polymers Ltd, commented: “We’re delighted to have Echo on board to supply Hydropol infection control bags to the UK market, especially at a time like this [amidst COVID-19] when there’s an even greater need for them.”

Kishan Nanji, Director at Echo Packaging, said: “There’s been a lot of interest in these infection control bags already. It is great to see them being used across the UK and the difference they are making to people working in healthcare and other sectors, when infection control has never been more important.“

To find out more about the bags, obtain prices or place an order please email and we will pass on your enquiry to Echo.

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Hollymoor Point
Hollymoor Way, Rubery
Birmingham B31 5HE
United Kingdom

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