Steramist is an EPA-registered solution disinfection sprayer which employs the use of ionized Hydrogen Peroxide (iHP) technology as the sole active ingredient. There are two available models, the steramist supply unit and the steramist environment system. The product enables the disinfection of all surfaces including high touch, sensitive equipment, and electronics. Steramist is designed by Tomi Environmental solutions.
Target Users (Target Impact Group)
Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, Public Sector Agencies
Distributors / Implementing Organizations
TOMI Environmental Solutions , ProEx services and a wide range of listed distributors across the globe
The SteraMist system is manufactured by TOMI Environmental Systems which is headquarted in Califonia, USA. The manufacturing process is certified for Good Manufacturing Practice, GMP. Steramist is designed to have a semi-permanent or permanently mounted applicator support. The machine is powered by the Hydrogen Peroxide technology (iHP) which offers a powerful disinfection and decontamination.
Intellectural Property Type
User Provision Model
Users can purchase the system directly from the manufacturer.
Distributions to Date Status
The capacity is 3.79 liters
SteraMist™ BIT™ solution
Indispensable equipment for function (Y/N)
Maintenance or calibration required by user at time of use? (Y/N)
Method of sterilization
Ionized Hydrogen peroxide
Power Supply Type
Voltage 110 V AC, 5A
The SteraMist system is designed using TOMI Environmental Systems BIT technology. The SteraMist Unit is a fully portable, handheld, point and spray disinfection/decontamination system with a 12 month warranty. It has an application time of five seconds per square foot and a seven-minute contact time to disinfect/decontaminate. The device operates on the Ionized Hydrogen Peroxide (iHP) technology with one spraying port. Its dimensions are 0.64 m Length x 0.56 m Width x 0.38 m Depth and weighs 22 Kg. The device has a flow rate of 50 ml per minute with a treatment method of 1 ml per ft.2. Steramist kills and deactivates bacteria and viruses with no risk of exposure in treated spaces. It has material and surface compatibility because of its Silver, Chlorine and Peracetic Acid free formula.
Techincal support is provided by the manufacturer.
Remote applicator, Handheld applicator, BIT Solution Dip Tube, Maintenance is available through the TOMI Training and Support program.
The product has a one-year warranty.
Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters
- Can be used by one operator
- Can be used on hard, non-porous, high touch surfaces
- Kills bacteria and inactivates viruses
- Aerosolized particles behave like a gas for maximum disinfection
Vetted Performance Status
Steramist is verified and approved by the U.S Environmental Protection Agency. The ionized hydrogen peroxide was also found to be non-toxic.
The ionized hydrogen peroxide is classified as non-toxic but it is an irritant. PPE should be worn when using the system.
Complementary Technical Systems
Academic Research and References
Jiang, Y., Sokorai, K., Pyrgiotakis, G., Demokritou, P., Li, X., Mukhopadhyay, S., Jin, T. and Fan, X., 2017, Cold Plasma-Activated Hydrogen Peroxide Aerosol Inactivates Escherichia coli O157:H7, Salmonella Typhimurium, and Listeria innocua and Maintains Quality of Grape Tomato, Spinach and Cantaloupe, International Journal of Food Microbiology, 249, pp. 53–60.
Paxton, H., 2017, Use of Novel Approaches to Reduce Clostridium Difficile in an Inner City Hospital, Infection Control Tips.
Business Wire. “TOMI Receives EPA Registration for Its Patented BIT™ Technology”
TOMI Environmental Solutions,. “Product Cataloge“, 2019
TOMI Environmental Solutions, UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY, 2019
Compliance with regulations
Steramist is registered on EPA list K, list L, and list G (Reg. No. 90150-2 | EPA Est. No. 72038-DE-001). It is also registered with the USFDA.
Steramist requires continuous attention by the user, thus it may not be appropriate in settings with limited human resources. TOMI states that:
- Disinfection takes 5 seconds per square foot
- Room cleaning can be done in 10 minutes (varies by size)