The CopperPaw Mat and CopperFoot Mat are made with EPA approved antibacterial CuVerro antibacterial copper by Aereus Technologies which kills 99.9% of bacteria on contact from the paws of pets and the bottom of shoes and feet. The copper works 24/7, never wears off, and works even after re-contamination and 100% recyclable. Not harmful to pets or humans.
Only soap and water using the hard surface of a sponge. Or citric acid powder mixed with water.
Laboratory testing shows that, when cleaned regularly, CuVerro® surfaces kill greater than 99.9% of the following bacteria within 2 hours of exposure: Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), Staphylococcus aureus, Enterobacter aerogenes, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and E. coli O157:H7.
The use of CuVerro® bactericidal copper products is a supplement to and not a substitute for standard infection control practices; users must continue to follow all current infection control practices, including those practices related to cleaning and disinfection of environmental surfaces.