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ActivePure Technology Proven to Kill COVID-19 on Surfaces; PFS Health Solutions Thrilled with Test Results

Press Release For Immediate Release

November 17, 2020

St. John’s – NL ActivePure supplier, PFS Health Solutions, is excited to announce that their ActivePure purification systems, that kills an array of viruses and bacteria in the air and on surfaces, has been proven effective against the SARS-CoV-2 novel coronavirus, the virus responsible for COVID-19. The news comes after independent testing was completed by MRI Global, a world-renowned biosafety Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved laboratory.

MRI Global tested the effectiveness of the Aerus Hydroxyl Blaster with Active Pure Technology on live SARS-CoV-2 virus. The results demonstrated a 99.98% surface kill rate of the SARS-CoV-2 virus within 7 hours. Testing also indicated a greater than 93% surface kill rate in just three hours, and greater than 97% kill rate in six hours.

“ActivePure Technology has been working globally to protect spaces and the people within them from harmful viruses and bacteria for many years now,” says Des Walsh, President of PFS Health Solutions. “We are absolutely thrilled with the timing of this continued validation of the effectiveness of ActivePure Technology. With flu season upon us and the potential health effects of COVID-19, we are certain that more organizations and facilities will go beyond standard cleaning protocols and add this technology to create the safest environments possible.”

ActivePure Technology has been tested in a variety of independent, scientific studies and has been proven effective in killing bacteria, viruses and other pathogens on surfaces and in the air in numerous university and laboratory tests. More specifically, tests have shown that ActivePure Technology is effective against DNA and RNA viruses including Swine Flu (H1N1), Avian Bird Flu (HSN8), Hepatitis A (HAV), and MS2 bacteriophage.

PFS Health Solutions have installed their ActivePure systems in many spaces in various industries across the province in recent months. From the marine and transportation to restaurant and hospitality, ActivePure is making a real difference to how organizations protect their employees and communities, showcasing that health and safety is top of mind.

“We’ve had some significant conversations with local proprietors in some traditional industries, such as the inshore and offshore fishery and seafood production, who are keen to bring the safe and chemical-free ActivePure systems into their operations and ensure business continuity especially as communities navigate COVID-19,” says Walsh.

PFS Health Solutions is an NL-owned and operated company and the regional distributor for a complete line of commercial air and surface purification systems utilizing Aerus ActivePure® technology. The team has over 30 years of collective experience in commercial business operations, project management and food safety. For more information on ActivePure technology, how it works and how to get it, please call 709.689.3374 or visit


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