KOCHI: Bluemink innovations, a Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) startup, has developed a fully automated Hydraulic Disinfectant Chamber (HDC) capable of disinfecting health workers in PPE kits in just 10 seconds. The device uses Benzalkonium Chloride solution as a reagent. Sanitising doctors and healthcare workers working in COVID facilities will not be an issue anymore.
The device is already installed in various major treatment clinics and Bluemink innovations aims to make it available throughout Kerala, based on the requirement of state health department. They are also working towards other COVID related health products for both domestic and medical purposes.