FDA/EPA approved for disinfection of medical/dental devices, equipment and surfaces. Also, recommended for presoaking semi-critical and critical surgical devices prior to terminal sterilization.
EPA approved to kill and prevent mold and mildew growth.
Sporicidin? Sterilizing Solution and Disinfectant solution have 510(k) acceptances from FDA. They are also registered by the Environmental Protection Agency as "hospital disinfectants". They were the first liquid germicides to receive FDA 510(k) clearances for disinfection of medical devices. Sporicidin infection control products are used by medical and dental professionals in hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, blood banks, dialysis centers and medical, dental and veterinary offices. They provide 100% kill of pathogenic and odor-causing organisms.
All Sporicidin disinfectants are alcohol-free and provide "continuous residual bacteriostatic activity for up to six months".
The active ingredient system in Sporicidin? Antimicrobial Lotion Soap is classified by the FDA as a "Health-Care Personnel Handwash," "Wound Cleanser" and "Surgical Scrub". The soap is an effective skin antiseptic and deodorant. It kills up to 99.9% of disease and odor-causing organisms.
Sterilizing and High Level
Lowest level of glutaraldehyde (1%) accepted by FDA to achieve sterilization. High level disinfection in 20 minutes.
Even safe for skin cuts and scapes! Sold in 4/1 gallon cases. Use straight for best results.
Sporicidin® Disinfectant Solution and Spray - Frequently Asked Questions
Is Sporicidin® Disinfectant Solution effective against H1N1 - the swine flu virus?
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a notice that disinfectants that were tested and proven effective against Influenza A Flu Virus can now make specific kill claims for the current strain of Swine Flu (H1N1). Sporicidin Disinfectants kill H1N1 Swine Flu virus in three minutes.
Is Sporicidin® Disinfectant Solution effective against the flu virus?
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a list of Registered Antimicrobial Products with Label Claims for Avian (Bird) Flu Disinfectants. Sporicidin Disinfectant Solution is on the list of EPA registered Avian Flu disinfectants. The disinfectant solution can be used to effectively disinfect hard surfaces of various bacteria and viruses including the bird flu virus.
How does Sporicidin® Disinfectant Solution compare to bleach?
In a two year study, researchers at the University of Maryland, found Sporicidin® Disinfectant Solution "is more effective than household bleach in controlling common mold fungi found in building materials, including Stachybotrys chartarum, Chaetomium globosum and Aspergillus niger." The researchers also found that Sporicidin® had a continuous residual antifungal (antimicrobial) effect for over 4 months after application.
What is mold?
Molds are classified into 3 groups, microfungi, mushrooms and dry-rot fungi. Mold spores are analogous to plant seeds, and can remain dormant for years while withstanding extreme conditions. Whenever nutrients and moisture are present in sufficient amounts, spores germinate to form hyphae. Fungal growth continues as long as moisture is present.
How does mold cause illness?
Disorders caused or aggravated by indoor exposure to mold are a major public health concern. In general, mold can produce four types of human illness: allergy, infection, irritation, and toxic effects.
Does Sporicidin® Disinfectant Solution require dilution?
Sporicidin® Disinfectant Solution is ready to use. Please follow all label directions.
Does using Sporicidin® Disinfectant Solution require special precautions?
Sporicidin® Disinfectant Solution is characterized "low/very low" toxicity by the EPA. Avoid contact with eyes. Follow OSHA respiratory protection guidelines when fogging or misting.
How is Sporicidin® Disinfectant Solution useful in residential mold and mildew clean-up and prevention after water damage occurs?
Sporicidin® Disinfectant Solution is recommended for use on flooring and building materials to clean, disinfect and deodorize after exposure to floodwater and sewage backflow. Sporicidin® prevents mold formation and provides continuous residual bacteriostatic activity up to 6 months after application.
Can Sporicidin® Disinfectant Solution be used to clean-up blood at crime and accident scenes?
Yes, Sporicidin® is recommended for use in the clean-up of blood and body fluids that pose bacterial, fungal and viral health hazards. Sporicidin® is a full spectrum disinfectant that provides 100% kill of vegetative and odor-causing organisms. Sporicidin® is in compliance with the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Standard.
What can be done about odors in pet areas and on carpeting?
Sporicidin® not only disinfects and kills 100% of vegetative disease-causing organisms, it cleans and kills the organisms that cause the odors.
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