Environmentally-friendly and hygienic solution to minimize contact between staff and contaminated laundry. They are commonly used in healthcare and industrial settings to isolate, transport and clean soiled bed linens, clothing, uniforms, etc. and can help to prevent contact with airborne bacteria, infectious bodily fluids and blood-borne pathogens. Benefits of water soluble bags: Protect staff from risk of contamination. Bags dissolve completely in water temperatures of 140 degrees Fahrenheit or above. Tie tape attached to bag for easy closure. Bags can hold wet or damp laundry for hours. Bags will not damage laundry, equipment or sewer system. Highly resistant to most organic solvents, greases, fats and oils, are impervious to most gases, and will not generate a static charge. Used in hospitals, surgery centers, long term care facilities and commercial laundries.