Cleaning & Maintenance Management Online

Wednesday's Ask the Experts: Disinfectant kill claim

September 9, 2009
Wednesday''s Ask the Experts question from a cleaning professional on the International Custodial Advisors Network (ICAN) "Ask the Experts" page: Does anyone know of a disinfectant that has a "kills claim for porous surfaces." I currently use JohnsonDiversey Inc.''s Virex-256 and Caltech Industries Inc.''s Dispatch, neither of which has this claim.
The answer:
A dry steam vapor system is especially effective on irregular, uneven or textured surfaces.
Since steam penetrates pores that many chemicals and abrasive cleaners cannot, it is a thorough, reliable means of surface disinfection.
The chemical-free system also provides additional health benefits: Cleaning professionals and occupants are not exposed to ... — Allen P. Rathey, president of InstructionLink/JanTrain Inc. (208) 938-3137.
To read the rest of this response, click here.