RMI, LLC Sets An Industry Standard for Band Instrument Disinfection Process
KANSAS CITY, MO, AUGUST 2020 – RMI, LLC (Retail Music Integration) announces the implementation of a clinically verified and validated germicidal cleaning process for band instruments to be used by their companies. These procedures were conceived and intended to exceed the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) guidelines.
RMI has developed a High-Grade Multi-Level Disinfecting process for the music industry. This process has been clinically tested and proven to remove up to 99.3% of all biofilm off of instrument surfaces, and has also been proven to leave the instruments 100% COVID19-free . RentMyInstrument and B.A.C. Music Center of Kansas City implemented a multi-step germicidal procedure, which includes operating a hospital grade UVC Germicidal Machine (manufactured by American Ultraviolet Company), in tandem with hospital grade Hypocholorous Acid (Danolyte). This process provides a touchless solution by executing the final steps after being sealed in a PTFE plastic bag.
In the report published by Arise Diagnostics (https://www.arisedx.com/rmi-disinfection-process.html), it was concluded that “The RMI-Disinfection process is a highly-effective process, successful in removing biofilms, bacteria, and graduating musical instruments void of SARS-COV-2, i.e., to be free of COVID-19.” The report goes on to say, “The verification and validation of the effectiveness of the RMI-Disinfection process demonstrates and sets an industry standard.”
The summary observations of the RMI Disinfection process from Arise Diagnostics are as follows:
- effective in cleaning and removing biofilms as tested through surface ATP (Adenosine triphosphate) testing of musical instrument keys, body, bell, pads and mouthpieces
- highly effective in disinfection through microbial gram stain testing as analyzed by a world-leading scientific bio-analytical laboratory (Eurofins Scientific)
- effective in achieving a COVID19-free status for the musical instruments that completed the multi-step process, as confirmed through PCR (polymerase-chain reaction) by a world-leading scientific bio-analytical laboratory (Eurofins Scientific)
- effective in cleaning the surfaces (keys, body, bell, pads and mouthpiece) of used musical instruments to be as clean as the same surfaces of brand new musical instruments
More details on the UVC process can be found at www.rentmyinstrument.com/uvc. UVC-processed rentals are available through RentMyInstrument.com and B.A.C. Music Center Kansas City.
Retail Music Integration (RMI) is a retail music management company located in Kansas City, MO, founded in 2010. RMI manages and operates RentMYInstrument.Com, Best American Craftsman, Benge, and B.A.C. Music Center of Kansas City. RMI overseas distribution of B.A.C. Musical Instruments, System Blue Marching Band