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Clorox Healthcare Optimum-UV System

The Power of Ultraviolet Technology – for Even Better,
More Comprehensive Surface Coverage in Hospitals

Clorox HealthcareTM Optimum-UVTM System

Quick Facts

With HAIs on the rise, you need a surface solution that's effective, high quality, and affordable

  • Optimal balance of (1) strong performance, (2) quality, user-friendly design and (3) affordability to enable hospital-wide adoption.
  • Delivers a programmed dose of UV-C light to inactivate pathogens on hospital surfaces.*
  • Comprehensive, bundled approach to environmental cleaning. Supplements routine manual cleaning and disinfection protocols.

* When incorporated with routine cleaning and disinfection protocols.


How It Works

Ultraviolet light kills microorganisms via short-wavelength ultraviolet radiation (UV-C). The Clorox HealthcareTM Optimum-UVTM System produces germicidal UV-C at a wavelength of 254 nm, inactivating the microorganisms’ DNA.


Watch Video: How UV Works


A Closer Look at Ultraviolet Light

Strong Performance

  • Hospital-based application of UV-C on dangerous pathogens.*

  • Kills C. difficile and other HAI-causing pathogens.**

  • 4-log reduction of C. difficile spores in 5 minutes at 8 feet.

  • Greater than 5-log reduction of 7 pathogens in 5 minutes at 8 feet.


Results of Third-Party Laboratory Testing for Optimum-UV™ System Against Pathogens Listed Below

Log Reduction
Compared to Control

C. difficile (endospores)




Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)




Escherichia coli (E. coli)




Pseudomonas aeruginosa




Acinetobacter baumannii




Vancomycin-resistant Enterococci (VRE)








Klebsiella pneumoniae




Results verified by third-party laboratory. Test reports available upon request.

* Rutala W, et al. Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. 2010;31:1025-1029.
** Based on third-party laboratory micro-efficacy data.

Quality, User-Friendly Design


Simple & easy to use:

  • Four 62" maximum-output ultraviolet lamps for strong UV intensity
  • Aluminum reflector mast designed for optimum UV-C energy distribution
  • Only 90 lbs for effortless movement
  • Easy and intuitive touch-screen operating system


  • Undergoes extensive testing to ensure durability within
    hospital environments


  • Polymer-encapsulated UV lamps for maximum safety
  • Four infrared motion sensors to prevent operation if people
    are present
  • Remote operating control with a range of 20 feet through walls

Watch Video: Optimum-UV™ Features and Benefits



  • Priced optimally, with end users in mind
  • Maximum-output UV-C lamps to deliver high performance at lower cost

A Winning Partnership


Clorox Healthcare has partnered with UVDI, a leader in ultraviolet technology, to bring the Optimum-UVTM System to market.

  • Trusted history: UVDI is a third-generation family-owned business with over 60 years of history in product design, development and manufacturing.

  • Commitment to quality and design: UVDI is ISO 9001-2008 certified and promotes a strong Six Sigma culture that permeates every manufacturing process and activity. The Optimum-UVTM System is an EPA registered device (EPA Est. No. 73542-CA-001).

  • Leadership in R&D and technology: UVDI has built one of the most comprehensive research, development and engineering capabilities in UV technology.

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How to Order

Contact us at
or call 1-800-234-7700.

Case Studies, Stories and Testimonials

Read about Hospitals Using the Optimum-UV System:


“The Women’s Hospital Adopts UV Technology as Additional Intervention in High-Risk Patient Environment”

Download Case Study


“Houston Medical Center Adds UV Technology to Infection Control Protocol for Extra Layer of Protection”

Download Case Study


“Florida Hospital DeLand Takes a Proactive Approach to Infection Prevention”

Read Story


“New Tactic Improves Patient Safety, Kills Bugs: UV Light Called into Battle at Poudre Valley Hospital”

Read Story


Ebola and
Enterovirus D68

See educational resources
on Ebola and Enterovirus D68
and learn which Clorox
Healthcare products are
aligned with CDC guidance
for surface disinfection.


Learn More about Ebola

Learn More about EV-D68

Florida Hospital Puts Patients First With Optimum-UVTM System

“We decided to…employ a
proactive, layered approach
to prevention as an additional
precaution for patient safety.”

 —Maria Cuccinello, infection
     prevention manager

Florida Hospital DeLand

A Comprehensive Disinfecting Approach

Use the Optimum-UV System with these Clorox Healthcare® disinfectants for a more complete terminal cleaning solution.



Bleach Germicidal Wipes

Hydrogen Peroxide Cleaner Disinfectants

Free Resources

Healthcare facilities can receive free resources such as kits, training materials and sample products.