There is a lot of confusion about the concepts of cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfecting, how about you?
Because of COVID-19, it’s important to understand the terminology on your cleaning solution’s label.
There is ambiguity about the concepts of cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfecting.
Here are the basics you need to know about the differences between them.
Sanitizing is designed to reduce the number of microorganisms to a safe level.
It is typically completed with a wipe in conjunction with a detergent.
Sanitizing should not be confused with sterilizing.
While sanitizing reduces microorganisms to a safe level, sterilizing removes all microorganisms from an item.
Sterilizing is often used in places like hospital operating rooms.
Sanitizing should always be the second step in your cleaning routine.
Disinfection products usually have a drug identification number (DIN) in Canada.
While most disinfectants will work against coronavirus.
Health Canada has developed a 硬表面消毒剂清单， 当用于对抗这种冠状病毒时可能有效。
In principle, everything that has had direct contact with food needs to be cleaned and sanitized.
Items that may have had direct contact with food, Such as:
Cutlery, glassware, pots and pans, cooking equipment, chopping boards, kitchen surfaces, and counters.
Other items – that have not had direct contact with food – must be cleaned, but not necessarily sanitized, Such as:
Tables, chairs, floors, doors, walls, and windows. Except during the COVID-19 冠状病毒病流行期间除外。
Most institutions in HALIFAX need to be cleaned and sanitized or disinfected every day, Such as:
hospitals, medical offices, schools, daycares, food service businesses, shopping malls, gymnasiums, and work environments of all types.
Let Us ( Clean As New Cleaning & Sanitizing Inc. ) Protect Health Together.