Did you work in a hospital that used OxyCide daily disinfectant cleanser and suffer negative side effects as a result?
OxyCide cleaners are used in hospitals as one step disinfectants. The product’s aim is to keep patients safe by killing dangerous pathogens, but may pose a health risk to hospital staff.
Staff members who use OxyCide daily disinfectant have reported a variety of adverse symptoms after using the disinfectant. Some complaints include:
- Breathing problems
- Asthma-like symptoms
- Shortness of breath
- Burning throat
- Stinging & watering eyes
- Skin burns
OxyCide manufacturer EcoLab faces OxyCide class action lawsuits from consumers alleging that the company negligently distributed a harmful product. Plaintiffs in OxyCide lawsuits seek damages for injuries they claim were caused by the products.
If you worked in a hospital that used OxyCide cleaning products and suffered side effects from exposure to the disinfectant, you may qualify to join a FREE OxyCide cleaner side effects lawsuit investigation.
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What is OxyCide?
OxyCide is a one step disinfectant which is designed for use in hospitals, according to manufacturer EcoLab. The disinfectant is reportedly effective against numerous pathogens such as Clostridioides difficile spores, Candida auris, and more.
EcoLab notes that the “non-bleach formula” makes OxyCide daily disinfectant cleanser compatible with many materials while helping to “standardize and simplify your cleaning process for improved operational efficiency.”
OxyCide Hospital Cleaner Side Effects
OxyCide may be associated with a series of unexpected side effects. Individuals who work in healthcare settings have complained about adverse side effects following usage or exposure to the chemical.
A wide variety of OxyCide cleaner side effects have been documented, based on consumer complaints and a survey conducted by the National Institute for Occupational Health (NIOSH), Potential OxyCide cleaner side effects may include:
- Shortness of breath/difficulty breathing
- Asthma-like symptoms
- Chronic respiratory problems
- Burning eyes
- Cracked hands and nails
- Runny nose
- Sore throat
- Loss of voice
- Upset stomach
- Skin burns
- Raw lips
- Sores on or in mucous membranes
Some OxyCide cleaner side effects reportedly resolve once the user moves to fresh air, but others may be long-term side effects.
EcoLab OxyCide Class Action Lawsuits
Consumers have filed OxyCide lawsuits against EcoLab, alleging that they suffered physical injuries as a result of using OxyCide cleaner.
Several hospital employees took legal action in an EcoLab OxyCide class action lawsuit after allegedly experiencing significant OxyCide cleaner side effects. All of the plaintiffs, who are responsible for cleaning the facilities at their hospital, allegedly developed distressing side effects after using the cleaning products.
Some of the hospital workers claim that they experienced long term issues as well.
One woman claims that she suffers from “devastating health consequences” including neurological symptoms such as tingling in her arms and fingers. Another plaintiff allegedly experienced progressively worsening symptoms after using OxyCide. The symptoms allegedly forced her to quit her out of concern of the health problems she developed.
“Plaintiffs also would not have suffered such serious injuries had Ecolab revealed necessary information regarding the hazardous OxyCide Cleaning Products and taken necessary precautions and ceased use of OxyCide Cleaning Products following serious health related complaints,” the OxyCide lawsuit alleges.
Can I Join an OxyCide Lawsuit?
Individuals who suffered from side effects after using OxyCide cleaning products may be able to take legal action against EcoLab. An OxyCide lawsuit or class action could help consumers recover damages for injuries which they claim were caused by the cleaning products. Compensation could help with medical expenses, lost wages, and more.
If you worked in a hospital that used OxyCide cleaning products and suffered side effects from using the disinfectant, you may qualify to join an OxyCide cleaner side effects lawsuit investigation.
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