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Touch-free, Germ-free Public Restroom Door Opening Systems

Problem: — 57% of men and 46% of women do not wash their hands after using the 
restroom, according to an Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses study.

That means, of course, that users often contaminate public restroom doors 
with an array of germs. And a unique technology is now helping to prevent 
the spread of those germs at an increasing number of public restrooms across the country.

Solution: — Sanidoor is a touch-free door opening system designed to reduce the spread of germs by eliminating contact with the door surface when entering and exiting restrooms. Doors equipped with the Sanidoor system open with the simple wave of one’s hand, much like touch-free faucets and towel dispensers. Sanidoor is currently popular in many restaurants and businesses in Florida and is poised to launch throughout North America. The Sanidoor system features models developed specifically for multi-user restrooms with 
swinging doors, latching doors, like those on cruise ships, and single-use locking public restrooms that are ideal for doctors’ waiting rooms and 
professional offices. The Sanidoor system is gaining popularity among large employers, hotels, hospitals, doctors’ offices and retail outlets.

Sanidoor retrofits to swinging door in public, commercial and business settings: restaurants, hotels, stores, hospitals, health care facilities, city and county buildings and more. Approved to meet all U.S. and Canadian 
standards for automatic door openers, Sanidoor easily installs on existing 
public restroom doors, including retrofit and new construction. The innovative design of the Sanidoor system even includes safety measures for impediment and entrapment protection.

Sanidoor is ADA compliant and is internationally patented and trademarked.  The Sanidoor system ranges from $850 to $1,000 in the U.S. and may require a $200 to $350 installation by a professional electrician. For more information, call (800) 930-7264 or go to