Silver Ion disinfection – Friend or Foe?

Some disinfectant products contain metals, such as silver, embedded in the surfaces themselves, with others being blended into the solution. Within the European Union (EU), these products containing silver have garnered concerns — leading to th...

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Residues – the Good the Bad and the Ugly

Numerous disinfectant products on the market today leave chemical residues — basically being known as what’s “left over” after the chemical disinfectant dries. While these residues are sometimes purposely left behind to act a ...

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Chlorine Dioxide fogging – Fast, Safe and Effective? Really?

Coupling fogging, which is well known to be a thorough means of decontamination when applied properly, with something like a chlorine dioxide chemical may be a dangerous recipe. For one, if the disinfectant label says the ingredients are a mixture of...

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Electrostatic – Faster and thorough?

Electrostatic Sprayers being used to spray disinfectants on surfaces are all the rage today, but they are not all created equally in terms of infection prevention and control. Choosing a sprayer that saturates surfaces and has a good dwell time is ho...

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UV light – Shadows and Distance and Time OH MY!

Since the pandemic we’re all trying to use high level disinfection methods that work quickly, easily, and safely, but are those things mutually exclusive? While UV light is thought to have strong and fast germ killing properties while being saf...

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Log reduction = Risk Reduction

Log reduction is one of our favorite phrases around here, separating fact from fiction and has wide leaning implications. Essentially, log reduction is a scale to measure how much a disinfectant can kill. People feel like if their disinfectant/UV lig...

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