CodeShield® Plastic

CodeShield® Plastics offer superior protection against harsh chemicals at 3 distinct levels. These levels provide the ability to quickly select the Code reader that best suits your use case, environmental requirements, and desired level of infectious disease control.

Brand: CODE
Categories: Product Build Material

Ready for Modern Disinfecting Challenges

Ranging from 3 disinfectants to 20, each level expands the list—offering the broadest range of approved chemicals in the barcode scanning industry. Suitable for anything from healthcare to retail, CodeShield® Plastics withstand disinfection time and time again—without degrading. It’s never been easier to protect your patients and staff (or customers and employees) from COVID-19, C. difficile, MRSA, and other infectious diseases.

CodeShield: Reliably Safe Scanning

Quality products begin with quality materials; that’s why Code has developed CodeShield®, a new standard in infectious disease control for barcode scanners. CodeShield® products are certified by an independent lab—confirming best-in-class performance and longevity.

Commonly used cleaners may contain chemical agents that degrade scanner housings, shorten product lifespans, void warranties, and leave your organization with replacement costs.

CodeShield® Level 1 or 2 readers will withstand the most commonly used cleaners and CodeShield® Level 3 expands your options to 20—including the harshest chemical cleaners.

Disinfectant-Ready vs. Antimicrobial Plastics

Plastics injected with antimicrobial additives resist bacteria, but they don’t eliminate the need to clean the device. Cleaning, disinfecting, and removing dust and debris are necessary steps for handling equipment to ensure patient safety. Disinfecting cleaners will degrade plastics that do not have a disinfectant-ready chemical composition.

With CodeShield® and an IP65 rating, Code’s  CR2700 withstands more disinfectants than any other barcode reader. Looking to leverage the mobile power of the iPhone 7/8/SE 2nd Generation? No need to compromise your infection control protocols—the CR7018 mobile case protects your patients and staff (or customers and employees).

Approved Chemicals

CodeShield Level 1•   Clorox® Non-Bleach Disinfecting Wipes 
•   0.5% hydrogen peroxide solution
•   Oxivir® Tb Wipes
CodeShield Level 2•   All chemicals in Level 1 
•   3% hydrogen peroxide solution 
•   Sani-Cloth® Plus Germicidal Wipes 
•   91% Isopropyl Alcohol Solution 
•   MetriCide® 28 Day Solution (2.5% glutaraldehyde)
CodeShield Level 3•   All chemicals in Levels 1 & 2
•   CaviWipes® Disinfecting Towelettes 
•   Virex® 11 256 Disinfectant Cleaner 
•   Cidex® OPA 
•   Sani-Cloth® HB Germicidal Wipes 
•   Sani-Cloth® PDI AF3 Wipes 
•   Super Sani-Cloth® Wipes 
•   Windex® Original 
•   Windex® Multi-Surface Anti-Bacterial Spray 
•   Formula 409® Glass and Surface 
•   Hepacide Quat® II 
•   Dispatch® Wipes 
•   Bleach 10%* 
•   Clorox® Bleach Disinfecting Wipes*

Note: Bleach-based cleaners/disinfectants are known to corrode metal and should not come in contact with charge pins on readers, batteries, or chargers. If bleach does contact the pins, please rinse immediately. Evidence of use of bleach on contacts could be grounds for voiding warranty. Accessories are not disinfectant tested. 

Clorox, Clorox Healthcare, and Formula 409 are registered trademarks of the Clorox Company. Oxivir & Virex are registered trademarks of Diversey, Inc. Sani-Cloth is a registered trademark of Professional Disposables International, Inc. MetriCide & CaviWipes are registered trademarks of Metrex Research. Cidex is a registered trademark of Johnson & Johnson. Windex is a registered trademark of Spartan Chemical Company, Inc. Dispatch is a registered trademark of CalTech Industries, Inc. 

*Only approved for use on CR2700