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De-Wipe Announce Results of Scientific Study Showing Removal of Harmful Dioxins & PAHs in Controlled Laboratory Tests

Download the Study De-Wipe are proud to announce the positive results of a scientific study conducted by leading professors at Manchester Metropolitan University.  The results are overwhelmingly positive indicating us as the only UK manufactured biodegradable after fire decontamination wipe to remove from skin the most harmful cancer-inducing dioxins and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons produced during … Read more

Introducing: De-Wipe’s Airside Operations Decontamination Kit Bag

With recent research identifying the increased risk of cancer amongst workers, all industries must consider the potential risk of contamination. At De-Wipe, we understand these risks. We work with a number of airport sectors such as ground handling, aviation maintenance and refuelling companies- all wanting to keep their workforce safe. But what affects the safety … Read more

The profession is now officially cancer causing…


Although post fire contaminants with a proven link to firefighter cancer are minute in size, measured in micrometres, the recent declaration by The World Health Organisation (WHO) that the profession is now officially cancer causing is (in stark contrast) vast, in terms of the impact it will have on our industry. On July 1st, 2022, … Read more

IARC Monographs evaluate the carcinogenicity of occupational exposure as a firefighter

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Lyon, France, 1 July 2022 – The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the cancer agency of the World Health Organization (WHO), has evaluated the carcinogenicity of occupational exposure as a firefighter. A Working Group of 25 international experts, including 3 Invited Specialists, from 8 countries was convened by the IARC Monographs programme for … Read more

Minimising firefighters’ exposure to fire effluents | EPSU

Chemical and building regulations are designed to ensure that exposure to materials within residential, commercial, and industrial buildings are safe. However, there are currently no requirements to consider how the safety of those materials might change in the event of a fire – i.e. there are no requirements to measure and quantify the toxic fire … Read more

De-Wipe Donates Sanitiser Wipes to Combat Risk of Waterborne Pollutants, Pathogens and Contaminants in Flood-Hit Western Germany

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De-Wipe has donated over 43,000 of their Alcohol Free Sanitiser Wipes to Bullard Europe, their official distribution partners in Germany, to support the hygiene and wellbeing of firefighters, flood rescue personnel and emergency rescue technicians in the severely flood-hit Ahrweiler region of western Germany. Distributing De-Wipe Sanitiser Wipes into flood hit regions as soon as … Read more

De-Wipe Hair and Body Wash Scientifically Proven to Remove Contaminants

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– The Latest Video from the Lab De-Wipe are proud to unveil our latest video detailing the positive results of our scientific study into the effectiveness of our Hair and Body Wash at removing harmful contaminants from hair and skin. We are extremely excited as our results show that De-Wipe Hair and Body Wash is … Read more

De-Wipe Declared Safe for All Skin Types in Dermatological Test Results

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De-Wipe are delighted to report the positive results of a dermatological test in which our decontamination wipes have been proven to cause no unwanted skin reactions. Amongst the study’s 30 participants there was zero instances of allergic reactions, nor were any signs of irritation reported. These positive results confirm De-Wipe decontamination wipes as safe to … Read more

Better After Fire: De-Wipe Announce Official Partnership with Bullard Europe

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We are incredibly proud to announce our official partnership with Bullard Europe to reduce the risk of occupational cancer & illness in fire services in Germany and across Europe. Bullard are a leading manufacturer of high quality personal protective equipment. They supply fire and rescue services worldwide with high quality thermal imaging cameras, hard hats, fire and rescue helmets, and respiratory … Read more

Battling Cancer: A Stark Message from a Retired Firefighter

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John Lord is a former station manager with Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service who retired after 32 years of dedicated service. John, like many firefighters, has been diagnosed with cancer. Recently, he’s been in conversation with De-Wipe Director Jo Taylor MBE and has agreed to share his experiences of firefighter cancer.   “Yesterday I was … Read more