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Layertex s.l.


SINGLE-USE SOAPY SPONGES
A new concept in bodily hygiene – safe, efficient and economical

LAYERTEX S.L.

LAYERTEX S.L. is a company specialised in manufacturing and commercialising various products for personal hygiene, mainly single-use soapy sponges.

Currently, using single-use materials for patient hygiene is a mandatory practice in most healthcare centres. Numerous clinical studies have demonstrated that hygiene procedures using conventional REUSABLE products create a high risk of cross-infection between patients, simultaneously leading to significant costs due to the length of stay required in healthcare centres, as well as the costs of cleaning and disinfecting these materials.

For this reason, worldwide expansion of the use of SINGLE-USE products has been reinforced by the implementation of new technologies and the use of innovative raw materials. We thereby manage to obtain products that are daily more advanced, guaranteeing safety and quality in any area of personal hygiene, without incurring health risks. Furthermore, all of this leads to considerable financial savings for healthcare centres in which their use has been implemented. Our R&D department, with this knowledge in mind, is continually perfecting our products to satisfy all of our customers.

All of our processes are subject to careful scrutiny during manufacture, handling and storage. Furthermore, they strictly comply with current regulations dictated by the Agencia Española del Medicamento (Spanish Medicines Agency) of the Spanish Ministry of Health and by the different regulatory bodies that oversee official certification for their manufacture.  Our sales and distribution network extends throughout Spain and into international markets as widespread as Europe, Asia and North America.

WORLDWIDE INCREASE IN THE CONSUMPTION OF SINGLE-USE SOAPY SPONGES

In recent years, the sale and use of single-use soapy sponges in the sector of hospitals and senior citizens’ care homes has experienced considerable growth.

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Over thirty years ago, technical staff in our company conducted their first studies to develop a new hygiene product for caring for sick and bedridden patients.
The ultimate objective of these trials was to design a sponge that contained a soapy gel impregnated in its fibres, which, in contact with water, would release its active ingredient and be ready for immediate application.
All of this aimed to reduce cross-infections which were constantly occurring among patients and healthcare staff as a result of different hygiene processes performed with reusable materials at that time.
The reduction of these infections was so considerable that the use of this type of sponge has grown exponentially in the last three decades. Nowadays, single-use soapy sponges are considered a product of absolute primary need in all healthcare centres where patient hygiene is required.
Furthermore, we can highlight the significant financial savings that are achieved using single-use soapy sponges, given that washing and disinfection of all the materials used during the hygiene process can be discontinued.
The use of soapy sponges and mittens in hospital centres is nowadays a common practice, one which is generally mandatory. As occurs with other products designed for this sector, the safety that each product offers staff and patients is taken into consideration. As is well known,the risk of cross-infection is one of the most serious problems that hospitals face. The choice of single-use soapy sponges and drying towels reduces this risk significantly.
For older patients with sensitive skins, Layertex S.L. has developed the softest possible soapy sponges, specifically to care for delicate skins. Cleanet Alta Suavidad is a product that guarantees skin care in continuous or long-duration hygiene processes.
Why choose single-use soapy sponges? As occurs in hospitals and senior citizens’ care homes, the reuse of conventional sponges for personal hygiene creates a high risk of infection. Bacteria breed easily in warm damp atmospheres. The choice of single-use soapy sponges avoids bacteria proliferation and therefore reduces the risk of infection for the entire family.

BENEFITS OF SINGLE-USE SOAPY SPONGES IN BODILY HYGIENE

SAFETY IN BODILY HYGIENE

LAYERTEX soapy sponges and mittens are single-use products that guarantee safe bodily hygiene in hospitals, medical centres, care homes, crèches and other centres.

COMFORT FOR BOTH PATIENTS AND PROFESSIONALS

Using LAYERTEX soapy sponges and mittens along with CELDRAP single-use drying towels means that healthcare professionals have all the tools they require for comfortable patient hygiene.

SAVINGS FOR HEALTHCARE CENTRES IN CONSUMABLES

The choice of LAYERTEX single-use soapy sponges and mittens are a great savings opportunity given that cleaning and disinfection processes for reusable materials are no longer needed.