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quality commercial catering equipment ROX® Water An Introduction The GIBPAT difference Here at GIBPAT, we understand the challenges you face with sanitising and cleaning. It costs a lot of money, and there are food safety issues, green considerations, and the health and safety of your staff to get right. It’s a lot to juggle. The GIBPAT difference will not only find you ways to increase profits through technology and innovation, it will bring you the best options to help you provide a healthier and safer environment. Plus, we’ll give you honest advice, and won’t try to sell you something you don’t need. It’s all part of our old fashioned family service. Let us help you with what we’re good at, so you can get on with what you’re good at. www.gibpat.com Inc. Curtin Butler BRISBANE PHN: 1300 558 668 07 3268 6668 quality commercial FAX: 07 3268 7668 EMAIL: email@example.com 5/480 Nudgee Road Hendra Qld 4011 catering equipment PO Box 2129 Ascot Qld 4007 EASY, EFFECTIVE, CHEMICAL FREE SANITISING AND CLEANING GUARANTEED SAFE, HOSPITAL PROVEN, LESS THAN 1 CENT PER LITRE Introducing ROX® Water. The green solution that REALLY works! Cleaning and sanitising chemicals are not only costly, but are harsh on both your skin and the environment. Harsh chemicals often need rinsing after use, wasting water. Floors become super slippery from leftover soap residue when they get wet. Bacteria on food dramatically reduces it’s shelf life. ROX® Water will save you money by reducing your dependency on chemicals, is non hazardous, non toxic and won’t irritate. ROX® Water provides many opportunities to recycle and reduce water wastage, and there is no need to rinse. ROX® Water uses no soap, just salt, water and electricity. ROX® Water will improve the way your food looks and keeps by killing bacteria. And yes, it really does work. It isn’t a fad. It has been independently tested. It has lots of fans: “After microbiological trials, ROX® has arrived at Hungry Jack’s. It’s efficacy as a sanitiser is well proven, and when combined with it’s cost effectiveness, ease of use and it’s obvious environmental benefits, ROX® is the way of the future.” Trevor Aspinall, National Purchasing Manager, Hungry Jack’s “We soon realised the benefits in food safety, hygiene, environment and operating costs. The question will not be, ‘Why did you install an electrolysed water system?’, but ‘Why didn’t you install one?’. ROX® has a place in all the new kitchens we design.” Tim Smallwood, Managing Director, Food Consultants Australia ROX® Water is as good as it sounds. You’ll save money and create a healthier environment. And all this from a system the size of a briefcase, that can provide up to 3,600lt of sanitiser and cleaner per day, from just salt and water. Have a look at the attached information sheets (including what AgriQuality found in their testing of ROX® Water). Kind regards from the team at GIBPAT Pty Ltd GIBPAT Pty Ltd ABN 75 010 668 649 LUGAMA ACCUTEMP quality commercial catering equipment The ROX® Revolution Go green. Safe, proven hospital grade, chemical free sanitising and cleaning. Easy, effective, huge savings. It works! Use ROX® Water on . . . meat, sea- fruit & boards, benches, food & veggies knives & stoves & chicken utensils hands 1300 558 668 Call for a catalogue today quality commercial catering equipment ROX® Water is not a fad. “In situ tests we conducted at this Class 1 hospital site have shown ROX® sanitising and cleaning waters to perform at least as well, if not better on surfaces and equipment, than the traditional cleaning and sanitising methods.” AgriQuality, Australia’s largest independent food and environmental laboratory, on their trial at the Heidelberg Hospital Kitchen. Proven results don’t lie, plus you are guaranteed to save money. Make Sanitiser and Cleaner for less than 1 cent per litre. A single wall mounted ROX® unit (about half the size of a micro- wave), can provide up to 3,600lt of Sanitiser and Cleaner every day. Replace thousands of dollars of chemicals with ROX® Sanitiser and Cleaner. ROX® units only use salt, water and electricity. Safe Cleaner 50/50 Mix Sanitiser Can go straight Safe and effec- Toilets, hand Proven effec- down the drain. tive cleaner and basins & floors tive, yet gentle Leaves no odor degreaser. to clean and to hands (no on food. sanitise at the cracking skin). same time. www.gibpat.com I 1300 558 668 Australia Wide Brisbane Showroom-Warehouse 07 3268 6668 I Sydney Office 02 9698 0593 quality commercial catering equipment ROX® Water More Information What Does Sanitation Management Involve? Using electrolysed water production equipment (ROX Water) greatly changes daily sanitation management practices. Washing and disinfecting of cooking utensils and surfaces and sterilisation of foodstuffs is vastly simplified. Electrolysed water is highly effective against microbes, the main cause of food poisoning, and acts to prevent both primary and secondary contamination. Paired with an accurate grasp of the routes of contamination, use of electrolysed water production systems offers an efficient means of providing effective sanitation management. GIBPAT Pty Ltd ABN 75 010 668 649 LUGAMA ACCUTEMP The critical point in ensuring the prevention of food poisoning is ‘interrupting the route of contamination between foods’. Primary Contamination Secondary Contamination This comprises of contamination of This type of contamination arises foods directly from the natural indirectly from utensils and counters environment, such as locations where used in food processing, food foods are produced. This is broadly handlers’ hands and fingers, and other considered as contamination present points of contact. at the time the food is received. Electrolysed water actively prevents contamination Food Poisoning Washing Disinfecting Food is sterilised Contaminants are Acidic electrolysed water with washed away with (sanitising water) is acidic electrolysed water alkaline electrolysed water effective against nearly all (sanitising water). (cleaning water). types of food poisoning. Prevention of Primary Prevention of Secondary Contamination Contamination GIBPAT Pty Ltd ABN 75 010 668 649 LUGAMA ACCUTEMP Cleaning in the Kitchen and Bathroom is Easy Using electrolysed water (ROX Water) makes your daily cleaning regime quicker, easier, cheaper and safer. Alkaline electrolysed water (cleaning water) is capable of dissolving proteins and emulsifying oils and fats. Used in a 50-50 mix with the acidic electrolysed water (sanitising water), the cleaning water becomes more versatile, turning a time consuming 2-step cleaning and disinfecting process into a fast 1-step process. The 50-50 mix also helps suppress odours caused by bacteria proliferation, making it ideal for all your bathroom surfaces. GIBPAT Pty Ltd ABN 75 010 668 649 LUGAMA ACCUTEMP An assessment of scientific research on the properties and uses of Electrolyzed Water and the ROX Water brand’ Author: Neil Chandler B. Pharm Novic Consulting Pty Ltd April 2007 Excerpts from: Key Findings on Research of ROX Electrolyzed Water • Research shows ROX Water acidic sanitising solution to be a more effective sanitiser than a solution of Sodium Hypochlorite. • ROX Water is also proven to be more effective than Sodium Hypochlorite solutions against sport forming bacteria. • Combination of cleaning with the ROX Water alkaline solution and sanitising with ROX Water acidic sanitising solution is proven to be highly effective in removing organic materials and sanitising food contact surfaces, cutting boards, utensils etc. • ROX Water has met or exceeded standards and has been approved for use by USA FDS, USNSF, USEPA and Japan Ministry of Health. • Conventional treatments to fight pathogens are increasingly ineffective and new interventions are needed. Research concluded that ROX Water is a highly suitable and effective new sanitiser stating it clean, quick and widely effective. • ROX Water has a rapid sanitising action. • ROX Water is produced using just tap water, saline solution and electricity as the only inputs - tests have demonstrated it can save considerable cost when compared to alternatives. • ROX Water is chemical free and can be disposed of in the normal waste system - it is proven to be neutral for the environment, better than potentially damaging alternatives. • Electrolyzed water has been shown to extend shelf life of soft fruit, salad items and vegetables. • Electrolyzed water is effective at sanitising and cleaning surfaces, equipment and utensils, hand washing, meat/poultry processing, aquaculture, water treatment, sanitising medical and dental instruments. GIBPAT Pty Ltd ABN 75 010 668 649 LUGAMA ACCUTEMP ‘An assessment of scientific research on the properties and uses of Electrolyzed Water and the ROX Water brand’ Excerpts from: Executive Summary Electrolyzed Water (ROX Water) has many varied uses in the food preparation and handling industry. An acidic solution is shown to be a very effective sanitising agent under many different conditions. An alkaline solution is shown to be a very useful cleaning agent. As both the acidic and alkaline solutions are very dilute, their disposal in waste water systems presents no environmental problems. Researchers have proven ROX Water sanitising solution to be a more effective antimicrobial agent than hypochlorite solutions. ROX Water is shown to be suitable for sanitising food preparation surfaces, cutting boards and equipment and spraying on cut fruit and vegetables without leaving a residual taste or taint. ROX Water is strongly bactericidal against common pathogenic organisms and effective against spores that are normally resistant to sanitisers. It is fungicidal and is effective against common food-spoilage organisms, both of bacterial and fungal nature. Excerpts from: Commercial Applications for ROX Water Solutions produced by ROX Water are more effective at killing or inactivating bacteria than solutions prepared from Sodium Hypochlorite in warm water that contain several times the available chlorine. A. Efficacy Against Bacteria in Suspension Sanitising solutions produced by ROX Water were able to inactivate cocktails containing five different strains each of E coli, Listeria monocytogenes and Bacillus cereus, all common food-borne pathogens. The E coli and Listeria bacteria were inactivated (an almost one billion-fold reduction in the ability of the bacteria to reproduce) within 10 to 30 seconds of the addition of the sanitiser solution. A 30-fold reduction in viability after 10 seconds. Reported no significant difference between the efficacy of the fresh and the aged sanitising solutions (24 hours). B. Efficacy against Fungi Significantly inhibited or prevented the germination of 22 different fungal species following treatment with Electrolyzed sanitising solution. Thin walled species were treated for 30 seconds and all were killed, while thicker walled species were treated for two minutes and all were significantly inhibited or killed. ROX Water quickly kills a variety of fungi. GIBPAT Pty Ltd ABN 75 010 668 649 LUGAMA ACCUTEMP ‘An assessment of scientific research on the properties and uses of Electrolyzed Water and the ROX Water brand’ C. Efficacy for Surface Sanitisation Noted that 30 sec and 60 sec exposure to the ROX Water acidic solution was highly effective in inactivating L monocytogenes in a solution and as a biofilm, with a one million-fold reduction in viable organisms in suspension. This was considerably higher than the efficacy of a control containing acidified solium hypochlorite solution with a similar chlorine concentration tested under the same conditions. In the presence of organic matter (sterile filtered chicken serum) treatment first with alkaline cleaning solution for 30 seconds, and then with the acidic sanitising solution for 30 seconds, returned the bactericidal efficacy to near that of the solution without the organic chicken serum. Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C Virus are effectively cleaned and disinfected by ROX Water sanitising solution. Rates of detection on general bacteria on the surface of 100% immediately after removal, 73% after washing and 0% after disinfection with ROX Water. D. Efficacy on Cutting Boards and Food Preparation Equipment The sanitising solutions produced by the ROX Water Electrolyzer were effective in substantially reducing Enterobacteria aerogenes and Staph. Aureus on several different surfaces, including glass, stainless steel, glazed and unglazed ceramic tiles and china. Washing of the sanitised surfaces in the ROX sanitising water reduced populations of bacteria on the surfaces to negligible amounts. No viable bacteria were found in the sanitising water after treatment, while large quantities of the bacteria were recovered from the control water. Noted a one billion-fold reduction in the number of viable organisms on stainless steel containing five strains of Listeria after contact with Electrolyzed sanitising solutions for up to 5 minutes. None of the E coli or the Listeria were able to be detected in the sanitising solutions after immersion of the cutting boards. Rinsing the food contact surfaces with this sanitising solution could be a simple strategy to reduce cross contamination of food. E. Efficacy for Fruit and Vegetable Sanitation Evaluated the efficacy of ROX sanitising solutions in killing E coli, salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes on the surface of tomatoes. Compared the sanitising solutions with water containing 200ppm chlorine and with sterile distilled water as a control. In all cases, the ROX Water Electrolyzer sanitiser solutions were at least 1000-fold more effective than the water containing 200ppm available chlorine in removing the bacteria from the surface of the tomatoes. Immersed pears that had been inoculated with fruit rot spores in skin lesions in ROX Water and noted that incidence and disease severity were suppressed. Concluded that ROX Water is an effective surface sanitiser. GIBPAT Pty Ltd ABN 75 010 668 649 LUGAMA ACCUTEMP ‘An assessment of scientific research on the properties and uses of Electrolyzed Water and the ROX Water brand’ F. Efficacy for Hand Washing Hand washing with sanitising solution, such as that produced by the ROX Water Electrolyzer, was more effective than washing with liquid soap, as effective as washing with medicated liquid soap. Reported similar efficacy for the sanitising solution and povidine-iodine solution following procedures resulting in relatively heavy contamination and relatively light contamination. Effective washing could be achieved in a short period of time (10 seconds) with no rising of resident bacteria to the surface of the hand following washing. G. Efficacy for Meat and Poultry Sanitation Spraying Electrolyzed water sanitizing solution on poultry carcasses prior to extended refrigeration significantly reduced Salmonella typhimurium found on removal from storage. Use of electrolyzed water sanitizing solution was very effective in reducing Campylobacter jejuni on poultry and at preventing cross contamination of processing environments. GIBPAT Pty Ltd ABN 75 010 668 649 LUGAMA ACCUTEMP quality commercial catering equipment ROX® Water GIBPAT eZine Article The GIBPAT Email Magazine, or eZine, is free and comes out every three months in pdf format. We like to provide an information service to help our customers and the eZine typically includes: Feature articles on products or subjects you have asked us about Lots of photos because we know busy people love to scan Information on latest release products and new innovations in the industry Go to our website (www.gibpat.com) and click on the box on the ‘Contact Us’ page. We will send it to you automatically. GIBPAT Pty Ltd ABN 75 010 668 649 LUGAMA ACCUTEMP EZINE Chef It’s easy going green - the F&B ROX® Revolution ROX at Nobu Engineering (Scott Hallsworth, head chef at Nobu Melbourne) Easy and effective, chemical free “We use it for the boards sanitising and cleaning. Stewarding that we cut the sashimi on - R evolution is a pretty dramatic concept when you think about you can’t use anything on them that would leave any it. It implies big changes. So what is this green product that’s Housekeeping causing such a stir? Set to be the biggest change to the taint. You can spray it on and it’s completely safe. This is hospitality industry in years, not only in practical terms but the way totally scentless and it cleans go the hospitality industry thinks about cleaning and food safety, the ROX Water system has arrived. It ticks all the boxes too. It will better than if you were using bleach.” online save you money, create a safer working environment for your staff, “We also have started increase food safety and shelf life, is better for the environment and using it to wash salad and it’s gibpat.com more effective. A big list to live up to. Lets explore further, but first also great for cleaning grease off - it takes it off very easily. a little about what ROX Water is. Click on In instances too where you ‘What’s New’ or The ROX Water system produces electrolysed water using tap might have something like ‘Food Safety water, salt and electricity. The units produce two solutions. cumin or garlic etc in a Equipment’ Alkaline water which is a ‘super degreaser’, and Acidic water blender, things that will leave which has strong fungicidal and anti bacterial characteristics. These a smell that’s hard to remove can then be combined to create a third solution consisting of a 50- you just use the ROX and it 50 mix. A unit the size of a briefcase can produce up to 3,600lt of gets rid of it just like that. It’s sanitiser and cleaner per day. absolutely perfect for a commercial kitchen.” ROX at Heidelberg meat, fruit & boards, benches, The major example of the seafood & veggies knives & stoves & system in operation is Melbourne’s Heidelberg chicken utensils hands Hospital’s new central processing unit’s state of the art kitchen that supplies meals to more than five hospitals around Melbourne. (eWater Systems co-owner Phil Gregory) “Rox was plumbed throughout right at the start of construction,” said Gregory. “They are now using it for everything from cleaning floors and coolrooms to washing vegetables,” he said. Excerpts and permission from April 08 Hospitality Magazine, with thanks. GIBPAT eZine May 2008 Page 2 GIBPAT Pty Ltd I Brisbane I Sydney I 1300 558 668 I gibpat.com EZINE Chef It’s easy going green - the F&B ROX Revolution was developed in Japan more than ten years ago. Over 20,000 units Engineering have since been installed there and Back to the big housekeeping trolleys and saving time. it has been endorsed by the list now starting Japanese Ministry of Health. It has Stewarding with why it will been used in Hong Kong for more save you money. ‘ROX Water can than four years and has been Housekeeping ROX Water can replace 70 per cent of endorsed by other leading replace 70 per organisations such as the US FDA, cent of chemicals chemicals used.’ US National Sanitation Foundation go used. With no A benefit that really sets ROX Water and US Environment Protection need to rinse after, Agency. online this also reduces apart from anything else though, is it’s ability to be used safely on food, once This from AgriQuality, water use, again with no need to rinse. It is proven Australia’s largest independent food gibpat.com something to significantly lower the presence of and environmental laboratory, on Click on becoming pathogens and bacteria such as E Coli, their trial at the Heidelberg Hospital ‘What’s New’ or increasingly costly Listeria, Salmonella and Kitchen last year. “In situ tests we to business. ‘Food Safety Staphylococcus, with many bacteria or conducted at this Class 1 hospital Equipment’ Unlike chemicals viruses eliminated in under 5 seconds. site have shown ROX sanitising and which can be Now that all sounds very impressive, but cleaning waters to perform at least harsh on both skin what does that mean for you? Because as well as, if not better on surfaces and the environment, ROX Water is non there is no residue or smell, ROX Water and equipment, than the traditional hazardous, non toxic and won’t irritate, can be used on raw meats, chicken, cleaning and sanitising methods. On making for a safer working environment. seafood, fruit and vegetables. Bacteria one of the trials it was shown to There are no chemicals going down the on food dramatically reduces it’s shelf perform considerably better.” drain and ROX Water presents no life, and ROX Water will improve the The ROX system is being trialed environmental problems. In the kitchen it way your food looks and keeps. Safer by a number of major players in the can be used on boards and utensils, food, less spoilage. hospitality industry too, including benches (the 50-50 mix is great for this), OK, so you get all this, sounds great, the Brisbane Convention and stoves and hands. Slippery floors from but isn’t it just a fad? And how do you Exhibition Centre, and is about to soap residue will be a thing of the past know it really works? A bit of be installed in the Melbourne too. It can also be used for all surfaces in background information. ROX Water Convention Centre. the bathroom, freeing up space in Bottom line: for less than 1 Safe Cleaner 50/50 Mix Sanitiser cent per litre ROX Water units will really earn their keep. For Can go Safe and ef- Toilets, hand Proven effec- this reason alone, why wouldn’t straight down fective basins & tive, yet gen- you use the system? the drain. cleaner and floors to clean tle to hands www.gibpat.com for more info Leaves no degreaser. and sanitise (no cracking or call us for an info pack or a chat. odor on food. at the same skin). time. GIBPAT eZine May 2008 Page 3 GIBPAT Pty Ltd I Brisbane I Sydney I 1300 558 668 I gibpat.com quality commercial catering equipment ROX® Water Also Available Also available are the following pdf documents available on the GIBPAT website: Fact Sheets: Economy Environment Microbiology Endorsements (These are in one pdf document) General Overview Brochure: 2 page, fold to A4 Product Spec Sheets: ROX 10 ROX 20 (These are in one pdf document) GIBPAT Pty Ltd ABN 75 010 668 649 LUGAMA ACCUTEMP
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