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Thursday, January 24, 2013


Clearly Better Solutions

1000 Central Industrial Drive

St. Louis, MO 63110



Manufacturer of patented PURE® Disinfectant and Sanitizer, a breakthrough in Child Friendly, 24-hour Residual Germ Control, is helping to prevent the spread of influenza epidemic.

St Louis,MO manufacturer Clearly Better Solutions donates Ready-To-Use PURE Hard Surface Disinfectant spray, ideal for use in offices, schools, hospitals, homes, and institutions.

ST LOUIS, MO  (January 16, 2013) – In an effort to prevent the spread of the influenza and Norovirus, St. Louis based Clearly Better Solutions, today began providing supplies of ready-to-use PURE Hard Surface Disinfectant spray to St. Louis area schools.

PURE™ Hard Surface disinfectant, winner of the 2011 “Safe Family Award” from the Child Safety Network, is highly effective in quickly killing flu viruses and other bacteria and germs due to its patented formula with SDC, Silver Dihydrogen Citrate. The company is emphasizing the product’s fast acting 24-hour residual protection capability and recommends using PURE Hard Surface spray disinfectant and food contact surface sanitizer on all “high-touch surfaces” where students or staff may be exposed: including doors, hand rails and banisters, desks, lunch room tables, lockers, counters, faucet handles, handles, light switch covers, doorknobs, telephones, tabletops, chairs, office equipment, toys, jungle gyms, play tables, bathroom counters, kitchen counters, and lab benches.

Jim Epstein, President of Clearly Better Solutions stated “As parents of school age children and with our own elderly parents, we are concerned about the escalating flu epidemic. It poses a real and serious threat to the health and lives of everyone who attends an educational facility, works in an office environment or a health care facility. When applied to hard surfaces, PURE is highly effective in stemming the spread of influenza, Norovirus, Rotovirus, MRSA and other germs”. He added, “While infectious diseases and viruses can become a menace in schools, they can also come home and quickly spread throughout other areas with a high population or places where people gather. It’s important to remain alert and well-informed in order to slow down or help to prevent an outbreak of a debilitating and expensive infection such as influenza”. Epstein emphasized “We are especially lucky to have PURE available during this epidemic as the ONLY US EPA registered disinfectant and sanitizer that is safe for even food contact surfaces, that kills germs in as few as 30 seconds and that keeps killing germs for 24 hours. Our task now is to quickly get it into as many high-risk environments as possible”.

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and various state health agencies, the early arriving 2012-2013 flu season is resulting in increased illnesses, hospitalizations and deaths with an intensity not seen for a decade, with 44 states experiencing widespread influenza. Hospitals are overwhelmed and several metropolitan areas have declared health emergencies.

PURE Hard Surface’s efficacy against viruses and germs exceeds that of other consumer products and even highly toxic chemicals, yet it is a fragrance-free, non-corrosive, fume-free EPA Category IV (least-toxic) product ideal for use near children, individuals with respiratory challenges and in dense population environments.  For more information, please visit

About Clearly Better Solutions:

Clearly Better Solutions is the latest venture of the innovative team at Intercon Chemical Company, St. Louis, MO.  Consumers not familiar with Intercon will be familiar with the “Intercon Inside” chemical formulations created for leading cleaning product brand successes including Method Home Care and Swisher Hygiene.   Clearly Better Solutions brand products and programs are designed to bring breakthrough technologies to market in cleaning, disinfection, sanitization, skin care, air treatment and odor control.  The company’s mission is “to deliver innovative, customer friendly and environmentally responsible solutions that solve problems not adequately addressed by current options.”  Clearly Better Solutions offers programs under its Smart Drains, Smart Floors, Smart Air, Clearly Better Scents and Clearly Better Medical brands. More information is available at