Research for infection protection


Our periodical DISINFACTS offers you well-founded and practical information on special topics relating to hygiene and infection protection. The focus: new recommendations and regulations, studies and products, events and background knowledge on individual diseases and active ingredients. Some of these topics relevant to hygiene are explored in depth.

DISINFACTS Issue 1/2021

These are the topics of the latest DISINFACTS

Issue 1/2021

Flipping book


Hope vs reality: vaccination against COVID-19

At the end of December 2020, the time had finally come: the first eagerly awaited vaccines against COVID-19 were approved in the EU. Even now, several months later, everything continues to revolve around vaccination. Additional vaccines have been approved in the meantime and could soon be used in Germany as well. Read here what vaccination means for tackling the pandemic and where you can get more information on vaccines!


World Hand Hygiene Day on 5 May: making the most of those valuable seconds

Consistent hand hygiene is one of the most effective preventive measures against infectious diseases, especially in clinical settings and in public and private settings. The annual World Hand Hygiene Day on 5 May aims to make hand hygiene a natural part of everyday life. In 2021, the slogan “Seconds save lives. Clean your hands!“ aimed at raising awareness that investing a few seconds in hand disinfection helps save lives. Find out here through which activities HARTMANN/BODE is supporting the campaign this year.


Ten years of BODE SCIENCE CENTER: Moving into the future with a new name

The BODE SCIENCE CENTER (BSC) is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year and is adopting a new name. Dr Heide Niesalla, head of the BSC, looks into the past and the future as HARTMANN SCIENCE CENTER. The claim ‘Research for infection protection’ will continue to be the guiding principle. Learn more about the diverse tasks of HARTMANN’s scientific unit and how the Science Center supports you as a customer.