disinfectants

disinfection

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

CDC highlights concerns over disinfectant use

The CDC notes the chances of being infected by COVID-19 by touching contaminated surfaces are "generally less than one in 10,000."
sanitizer poisoning

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Disinfectant and sanitizer poisoning spikes during pandemic

Last year, calls to Alberta’s Poison and Drug Information Service due to sanitizer poisoning rose 200 per cent.
disinfectants

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Disinfectants: Are we at the end of the road?

Scientists at a South African university say there's a growing risk of SARS-CoV-2 developing resistance to disinfectants and antibiotics.
disinfectant dispensers

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Don’t use a whole arsenal to kill a fly

When the repercussions and side effects of disinfectant dispensers have more impact than the underlying problem, we move away from the goal of effectiveness
lifespan of coronavirus

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Measuring the lifespan of coronavirus on surfaces

The coronavirus may not live on surfaces as long as previously believed, but cleaning professionals and building managers must be careful.
condo gym

CondoBusiness

Disinfecting a condo gym 101

To open or not to open. Most condo boards and managers are wondering how to safely reopen public spaces in their buildings, including shared gyms.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Some disinfectants safer than others

The list of active ingredients used in disinfectants is lengthy and full of trade-offs.

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

The role of DINs in professional cleaning

A Drug Identification Number (DIN) is an eight digit number assigned by Health Canada to a drug product prior to being marketed in Canada.
seasonal influenza

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Prepping for flu season with the value of cleaning

Health officials won’t quite know what to expect until later this fall, but facilities should still brace themselves no matter what flu strain will spread.
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REMI Network

Regular use of disinfectants linked to lung disease

The regular use of disinfectants could increase the chance of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease by nearly a third.