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New NoriZite Nasal Spray launches in the UK by Birmingham Biotech Ltd

A simple-to-use New NoriZite Nasal Spray launches in the UK by Birmingham Biotech Ltd. This nasal spray designed to block and trap inhaled virus particles, NoriZiteTM Nasal Spray from Birmingham Biotech Ltd, a pioneer in diagnostic testing, protective nasal sprays, and mobile medical facilities, is now available to buy in the UK.

New NoriZite Nasal Spray launches in the UK by Birmingham Biotech Ltd

In a recent announcement, this Award-winning innovation from Birmingham Biotech Ltd and the University of Birmingham was announced.

The Healthcare Technologies Institute at the University of Birmingham created the novel formulation, which took home the “Materials Innovation Award 2022” at the Med-Tech Innovation Awards on June 8 of this year.

NoriZite™ Nasal Spray coats the nasal cavity and creates a strong barrier to physically trap viruses and help remove them from the nose before they can cause infection. This Nasal Spray combines powerful ingredients with a finely balanced viscosity to provide maximum surface coverage and long-lasting protection. The formula has been engineered to ‘plume’ rather than ‘jet’ when applied with a typical nasal spray applicator, offering up to six times more surface coverage than other nasal sprays on the market.

Primary Ingredient of this Nasal spray.

NoriZite contains two main ingredients:

  • Carrageenan: an antiviral agent known for inhibiting infection against several respiratory viruses.
  • Gellan gum: This ensures effective coverage and retention in the nasal cavity.

How safe is the nasal spray? 

Carrageenan has been extensively used in the food, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries. It is Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) by the United States Food and Drug Administration and is also considered safe for the general population by the Joint Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA) administrated jointly by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) and the European Food Safety Authority.

Gellan gum is a gelling agent, initially approved as a food additive, that has subsequently been approved for other non-food, cosmetic and pharmaceutical uses by many regulators, including in the USA and EU.

Is this Nasal spray effective in SARS-CoV-2?

Yes, According to the Company Laboratory studies have shown that the NoriZite™ formulation can prevent infection of cells (in culture) with SARS-CoV-2. The research confirmed the complete inhibition of SARS-CoV-2 infection for up to 48 hours in cells exposed to the carrageenan/gellan blend.

The formulation outperforms many other conventional nasal sprays on the market in that it not only offers thorough coverage of the nasal cavity but also has a strong sticking power that lasts for at least six hours after application, according to research.

Professor Liam Grover from the Healthcare Technologies Institute commented: “The formulation has been selected for its muco-adhesive properties – the ability to stick to the layer of mucous on the cells in the nasal passages. Its carefully formulated viscosity provides high surface coverage and long-lasting retention, helping it to stay in the nose rather than dripping out.”

Michael Hsu, Managing Director at Birmingham Biotech, commented: “We have seen huge success with NoriZite™ in other parts of the world since launching earlier this year. The long-lasting gel-like barrier is designed to trap airborne virus particles before they have the chance to cause infection. Our carefully balanced combination of powerful ingredients offers an additional layer of protection to support people as they live their new normal.”

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Precautions to use

  • Read the instruction leaflet before use.
  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • Not suitable for children under 12.
  • Avoid contact with eyes.
  • Do not share the bottle – use one bottle per person.
  • Do not use if allergic or sensitive to any of the ingredients.
  • Do not exceed the recommended application.
  • In the case of an adverse reaction, stop usage immediately and seek medical advice.
  • Do not use after the date of expiry noted on the bottle.
  • Once open, use within 28 days.

Cost of the Nasal Spray

It will cost you £9.99 and is available also on Amazon

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