HaloSource Receives HaloPure Approval From Chinese Ministry of Health
HaloPure components and systems can now be sold in China
HaloSource Inc. announced that it has received formal approval from the Chinese Ministry of Health for its HaloPure drinking water purification technology for use in China.
China's Ministry of Health has issued the formal approval under a new process developed to ensure the safety and efficacy of new technologies employed in products that impact human health. HaloPure is the first new drinking water purification technology to be approved under these standards.
HaloSource Water Purification Technology (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., the company's wholly owned subsidiary in China, will begin the supply of HaloPure-powered components, cartridges and complete devices to a variety of China-based partners following this approval. Imported products containing HaloPure disinfection technology may also now be registered for sale in China.
The drinking water purification market in China is estimated by research group Frost & Sullivan to be worth more than $2.5 billion annually and is growing at more than 20% CAGR.
HaloSource has operated from its Shanghai, China, facility since 2009, developing local channel and distribution relationships along with the manufacture of HaloPure products for export. The company also recently completed ISO 9001:2008 accreditation of its Shanghai facility by NSF Intl.
In 2009, HaloPure became the first new drinking water technology in 30 years to be granted both Manufacture-For-Use and Device registrations by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. HaloPure is a unique contact biocide technology that eliminates a wide range of harmful microorganisms and is approved for long-term use in a variety of markets, including the U.S.