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Cleaning Topic: Learn About disinfectants


THE DEMAND FOR DISINFECTING – May 2017
High Demand For Disinfectants


NOT YOUR MOTHER’S HYDROGEN PEROXIDE – November 2016
Down And Dirty: Improved Hydrogen Peroxide Explained



BENEFITING FROM GREEN CLEANING – August 2016
UW-Madison Finds Success Cleaning With Ozone
How making one small change has impacted the cleaning program at University of Wisconsin–Madison

CURTAIN CALL – August 2016
Cleaning And Disinfecting Soft Surfaces




KNOWING THE DIFFERENCE – June 2016
Choosing The Right Chemical For The Job


REPLACING THE 10-MINUTE DWELL TIME – November 2015
The New Standard In Dwell Times



QUAT BINDING IS A SERIOUS THREAT IN FOODSERVICE FACILITIES – September 2015
Binding Reduces Quaternary Ammonium Chloride Effectiveness





WHEN CHEMICALS ARE NO LONGER EFFECTIVE – June 2015
What Is Quat Binding And Why It Must Be Prevented


WHEN CHEMICALS ARE NO LONGER EFFECTIVE – June 2015
Tips To Preventing Quat Absorption


SHIELDING FACILITIES FROM INFECTION – April 2015
Infection Prevention That Fights Pandemics


SHIELDING FACILITIES FROM INFECTION – April 2015
Understanding Transmission Of Germs




THE DIRT ON CLEANING CLOTHS – November 2014
Role Of Wet Wipes In Commercial Cleaning



BATTLE SUPERBUGS WITH SHORTER DWELL TIMES – June 2014
Disinfecting Against Antibiotic-resistant Bacteria


BATTLE SUPERBUGS WITH SHORTER DWELL TIMES – June 2014
Types of Disinfectants Used in Healthcare Facilities


BATTLE SUPERBUGS WITH SHORTER DWELL TIMES – June 2014
Targeting Disease-causing Pathogens


TEACHING GERM WARFARE – June 2014
Chemicals And Equipment That Fight Infections
Surfaces custodians should focus on in an effort to reduce the spread of infection

PROTECTION FROM RESTROOM BACTERIA – April 2014
Using Proper Chemicals To Clean Restrooms


UPCLOSE: CLEANING IS NOT THE SAME AS DISINFECTING – August 2013
Disinfecting For Health


UPCLOSE: CLEANING IS NOT THE SAME AS DISINFECTING – August 2013
Learn The Difference Between Sanitizing and Disinfecting


UPCLOSE: CLEANING IS NOT THE SAME AS DISINFECTING – August 2013
Establishing Cleaning and Disinfecting Frequencies In Contracts


UPCLOSE: CLEANING IS NOT THE SAME AS DISINFECTING – August 2013
Getting Building Occupants Involved In Office Cleanliness


WATCH OUT FOR WARNING SIGNS – August 2013
Understanding OSHA's GHS Requirements


WATCH OUT FOR WARNING SIGNS – August 2013
The 'Right To Know' About Chemical Hazards


WATCH OUT FOR WARNING SIGNS – August 2013
Updates To The GHS Language


WATCH OUT FOR WARNING SIGNS – August 2013
Training Workers On GHS Requirements


WATCH OUT FOR WARNING SIGNS – August 2013
GHS Chemical Label Specifics


– February 2013
Practices That Ward Off C. Diff Infections
Identifying C. diff and cleaning practices that will keep infections at bay

– February 2013
How To Prevent C. Diff
Rethinking cleaning's role in preventing C. diff and other hospital-acquired infections

– February 2013
When And Where Disinfection Is Needed
Answers to some of the most common disinfection questions

– February 2013
Minimizing Cross-Contamination While Cleaning
Tips to reduce cross-contamination when using cleaning cloths or mops

– November 2012
Understand Disinfecting and Sanitizing
There are big differences between disinfecting and sanitizing in foodservice facilities

– November 2012
Foodservice Sanitation and Infection Control
Disinfecting and sanitizing procedures in foodservice facilities are crucial for killing bacteria


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE – April 2012
Choosing A Safer Disinfectant
The EPA classifies disinfectants as pesticides so they can't be certified as green

MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE – April 2012
Disinfecting During Cold and Flu Season
Which disinfectants work against colds and flus, especially the new H3N2 virus

– April 2012
Open Market For Disinfectant Wet Wipes
This convenient product is a fit for schools, healthcare facilities, retail and grocery stores, daycares and fitness centers


– November 2011
Convenient Disinfectants
Wet wipes and aerosols can be used to disinfect commonly-touched surfaces and objects

– September 2011
Choosing The Right Disinfectant Against C. diff In Healthcare Facilities
A closer look at products and processes that prevent cross-contamination

MANUFACTURER FORUM – April 2011
Chemical Alternatives To Green Disinfectants


UP CLOSE: CLEANERS & DISINFECTANTS – October 2010
Cleaning Around Sensitive Populations
Schools, healthcare facilities and even office buildings house vulnerable occupants that can be adversely affected by harsh chemicals


ASHKIN ON GREEN – September 2009
Selecting Disinfectants For A Green Cleaning Program



ONLINE REPORT – April 2009
H1N1 Fact Sheet For Cleaning Professionals
What industry professionals need to know about swine flu


UP CLOSE: CLEANERS & DISINFECTANTS – March 2009
Green: The Only Option?
Green cleaners have their place in a cleaning program, but end users must be aware of their limitations


GREEN NEWS – November 2008
EPA Establishes Work Group For Disinfectants



EDITOR'S NOTE – April 2008
Hot Topic: 'Green Disinfectants'


MARKET PULSE – March 2008
Disinfectants: Finding A Green Alternative
Disinfection plays a significant role in most facilities' cleaning regimes. But because disinfectants can't be certified green, distributors are helping end users find healthy alternatives

NEWS – November 2007
Industry Buzz


CLEANING OPERATIONS: CLEANERS & DISINFECTANTS – September 2007
Chemicals: Shopping for Cleaners and Disinfectants
Tips on how to make the right choices

FEATURE – March 2007
Matching Green With The Marketplace
A green cleaning program that includes disinfectants is possible. How to work with your customers to determine and meet their needs and expectations

ASHKINONGREEN – February 2007
What Makes A Disinfectant Green?
Even though disinfectants don’t have green standards, they are still a part of green cleaning programs


OPERATIONSLOG: DISINFECTANTS – November 2006
Tailoring Disinfectants To Specific Facilities
To use disinfectants properly, cleaning objectives must be identified and targeted by the cleaning program

CLEANING OPERATIONS: CHEMICALS – September 2006
Chemicals: Making the Right Choices When it Comes to Cleaners and Disinfectants
Gauging chemical use and application requires understanding the unique cleaning needs of your facility

GREENGUIDE – September 2006
Selecting A Greener Disinfectant
Each year, six out of every 100 janitors experience lost-time chemical-related injuries

FEATURE: CLEANERS & DISINFECTANTS – January 2006
Disinfectant Cleaners Give A Good Fight
Cleaners and disinfectants are on the front line when it comes to battling germs. Their efficacy suffers, however, if they’re not used correctly

OPERATIONS LOG – May 2004
Cleaners and Disinfectants: The Vocabulary Of Clean
Chemicals