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New CDC Guidance on disinfecting facilities…Should we stop disinfecting?

You may have read about new guidance from the CDC questioning the need to disinfect surfaces to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  This guidance suggested that cleaning with soap and water might be good enough in many situations. Take a Pause…. While this CDC guidance maybe advisa

Why Disinfect Your Car? Because Your Steering Wheel is Dirtier than a Toilet Seat

People tend to do a better job keeping their car exterior cleaner than the interior.  That can be a problem when we are talking about microscopic pathogen particles.  Even if you do a good job keeping your car neat, those invisible germs can build up if not removed. A study published

Keeping Students and Staff Safe from COVID-19 with Electrostatic Spray Disinfecting

Our education system has been turned upside down by COVID-19.  Many students struggle as the invaluable experiences of in person education have been forced to be put on hold by the Virus. Now, with light at the end of the tunnel for the defeat of COVID-19, there is a big push to conti

Do I still need to disinfect surfaces during COVID-19 and beyond?

News reports are starting to trickle out suggesting disinfecting may not be necessary to slow the spread of COVID-19 or other contagious illnesses. Some reports have even suggested that the frequent use of disinfectants could make pathogens more resistant.  Further, new viral variants

Disinfecting Against the New Corona Virus Variants

New Corona Virus Variants Causing Concern Each day we are hearing in the news about the emergence of new virus strains of the human corona virus that causes COVID-19.  There are some indications the strains are more virulent and can produce more serious illness, creating concerns amon

How to make your own disinfecting wipes

How to make your own disinfecting wipes using Multi-Clean 128 E-Fecticide. The COVID-19 pandemic has created a severe shortage of disinfecting wipes.  The inability to get disinfecting wipes comes at a time when they are needed more than ever!  Many organizations have resorted to maki

Are “faster kill time” disinfectants needed?

Several new disinfectants have come onto the market (including several from Multi-Clean) promoting faster kill times for pathogens.  While this might offer a way for healthcare institutions to improve infection control, it may take the focus off the real problem, which is the frequenc

Electrostatic Spraying: New Cleaning tools for more effective disinfecting and sanitizing

Disinfecting and sanitizing of surfaces is critical to prevent the spread of illness and disease. In schools, cold and flu season brings on a dramatic rise in absenteeism related to contagious illness.  Often overlooked, pathogens such as norovirus can quickly run rampant through a sc

Disinfectant Efficacy: A Study on Disinfectants

If you are familiar with disinfectants and infection control, you know that all EPA-registered disinfectants have required concentrations and contact times in order to achieve the desired efficacy. But what happens when a disinfectant is applied incorrectly, either at a lower than req

How can disinfectants become ineffective?

Quaternary ammonium chloride, or quat, is an active ingredient found in many disinfectants. When disinfectants are used at the correct dilution, quats are effective against bacteria and viruses. However, if quat binding occurs, quats can become very ineffective. Quat binding is when t
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