With hundreds of cleaning chemicals on the market, it can seem overwhelming when selecting the right product for the job. Below is a quick overview of basic terms, but don't forget to consult your Mailender support team with any questions.
removes germs, dirt, and impurities from surfaces or objects, especially when utilizing microfiber cloths. Cleaning works by using soap (or detergent) and water to physically remove germs from surfaces. This process does not kill germs, viruses or pathogens, but by removing them, it lowers their numbers and the risk of spreading infection. Cleaners are not regulated by the EPA.
lowers the number of germs on surfaces or objects to a safe level, as judged by public health standards or requirements (generally kills 99% of germs). Sanitizers can be approved for food and non-food use, and are EPA regulated.
kills 99.99% of germs on surfaces or objects. Disinfecting works by using chemicals to kill germs on surfaces or objects. This process does not necessarily clean dirty surfaces or remove germs, but by killing germs on a surface after cleaning, it can further lower the risk of spreading infection. Disinfectants are EPA regulated. CLICK to see some disinfectants EPA approved to fight Human coronavirus.
provides continuous protection by forming a lasting bond of nanospikes that mechanically kill microbes, inhibits the growth of bacteria, mold and mildew and provides persistent, continuous protection against a broad range of harmful microbial germs.
Where laundering is not an option, disposable towels are recommended for cleaning & disinfecting to prevent cross-contamination and reduce the spread of germs.
When using launderable cleaning cloths, microfiber can’t be beat for effectiveness, durability, economy, and sustainability.