New study indicates Coronavirus can linger for three days on plastic and stainless steel

What should we do if a returned product comes back  potentially contaminated? What if an employee tests positive for COVID-19?

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, clients have been contacting QA Consulting over the past few weeks with important questions. If your company receives a medical device shipment back from a customer such as a hospital, what will you do to be sure you don't contaminate your facility or spread the virus to workers?

A recently published report in the New England Journal of Medicine finds that the novel coronavirus causing the COVID-19 pandemic can remain stable for up to three days on plastic and stainless steel and lasts up to 24 hours on a cardboard surface.

Need help? We've got answers.

For a limited time, QA Consulting is offering a complimentary consultation with an expert microbiologist to assess your packaging and employee safety concerns regarding coronavirus. Schedule yours here.


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