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Clax Advanced Low Temperature Laundry Program Kills SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19)

December 14, 2021


Diversey Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ: DSEY), a leading provider of hygiene, infection prevention and cleaning solutions, announced that its Clax Advanced Low Temperature Laundry Program, is effective against SARS-CoV-2*, the clinical isolate of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The test protocol followed is European Norm EN14476, performed by an independent, ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accredited laboratory.

Clax Advanced is a low temperature laundry program serving the hospitality sector to meet their sustainability goals globally. Washing linen at low temperatures (60°C) reduces water, energy and linen replacement costs significantly while delivering superior and hygienically clean results when used in accordance with the recommended wash program**. 

An Outstanding Laundry Program with Proven Results

Diversey is committed to helping customers achieve a more sustainable business by reducing greenhouse gases while cutting operating costs. Driving sustainability to new heights, Clax Advanced Laundry Program has efficient and effective proven results in laundry operations. The outstanding program is in use in hundreds of hotels and professional laundries on multiple continents, with substantial operational savings*** by conserving energy and water while reducing waste.

A Global Commitment

Rosana Tung, Regional Marketing Leader, Fabric Care & Laundry, Emerging Markets states: 

"Clax Advanced Low Temperature Laundry Program has proven effective against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) and this is the flagship program of Diversey to achieve such a result in laundry operations. Clax Advanced is playing an essential role not only driving sustainability to new heights but also ensuring the highest standards of hygiene and so peace of mind when managing outbreak in the laundry operations. As Diversey, this is an opportunity for us to reiterate our commitment to support our business partners in the global fight against coronavirus. We keep caring, protecting, always."

About Diversey

Diversey’s mission is to protect and care for people through leading hygiene, infection prevention, and cleaning solutions. We develop and deliver innovative products, services, and technologies that save lives and protect our environment. Over the course of 95 years, the Diversey brand has become synonymous with product quality, service, and innovation. For more information, follow us on social media. 

* Testing was performed under the EN (European Norm) procedures in an accredited independent laboratory. It was conducted based on the TS EN 14476+ A1: 2019-09 standard.

** Tested program is applicable to countries in APAC and MEA regions. For further information, please contact your Diversey representative.

***  link to the savings table
<div class="line">&nbsp;</div> <h2>About Solenis</h2> <p>Solenis is a leading global producer of specialty chemicals focused on delivering sustainable solutions for water-intensive industries, including consumer, industrial, institutional, food and beverage, and pool and spa water markets. Owned by Platinum Equity, the company&rsquo;s product portfolio includes a broad array of water treatment chemistries, process aids, functional additives, and cleaners and disinfectants, as well as state-of-the-art monitoring and control systems. These technologies are used by customers to improve operational efficiencies, enhance product quality, protect plant assets, minimize environmental impact, and create cleaner and safer environments. Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, the company has 69 manufacturing facilities strategically located around the globe and employs a team of over 16,100 professionals in 130 countries across six continents. Solenis is a 2023 US Best Managed Company, recognized three years in a row.</p> <p>For additional information about Solenis, please visit <a href="/en/"></a> or follow us on social media.</p>



Catherine (Katy) Abernathy

Vice President, Corporate Communications