Posts Categorized: Viruses

Poliovirus is on the Rise, but We’ve Got Your Back

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The World Health Organization has been clear that Polio cases are on the rise, and that “risk of international spread of poliovirus remains a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC).” So, depending on your facility needs, finding a disinfectant that has the Poliovirus claim may be important. The global drive to wipe out the virus

Have Sick Research Animals? 5 Tips for Better Disinfection!

Animal Drinking Water Cleaning Systems, Bacteria, Biomedical Research, Companion Animal Care, Detection & Monitoring Products, Equipment Cleaning Products, Mold, Uncategorized, Viruses

1. Know your Pathogens. Different disinfectants offer different levels of efficacy and knowing which bacteria and viruses your facility is most likely to encounter will help you know which disinfectant to use. For example, as you can see by filtering our chemical products by efficacy claims, Canine Distemper Virus has a completely different set of recommended products

What is wrong with Bleach?

Bacteria, Biomedical Research, Bleach, Clinical, Companion Animal Care, Food Processing, Industry, Mold, Pathogen, Pharmaceutical Production, Viruses

What is Bleach? The most common chlorine products are aqueous solutions of 4% to 6% sodium hypochlorite, which are readily available as “household bleach”. Bleach has a broad spectrum of antimicrobial activity, is unaffected by water hardness, is inexpensive and has a low incidence of serious toxicity. However, bleach has a host of drawbacks which should