What is cleaning and disinfection?

What is cleaning and disinfection?

Knowing what cleaning and disinfection is of utmost importance for any business, home, personal and public spaces.

Proper cleaning and disinfection lowers the number of germs on surfaces or objects to a safe level, as prescribed by public health standards or Occupational Health and Safety Standards.


What Is Cleaning? 

“Cleaning is the process of removing unwanted substances, such as dirt, infectious agents, and other impurities, from an object or environment” (Wikipedia, 2020). Cleaning is achieved through mechanical action (like scrubbing) and/or solvent (cleaning solutionapplication.  PMGSupply offers a wide variety of top-quality cleaning and disinfecting products.

How Does Cleaning Work?

Cleaning is used to eliminate germs, dirt, grime, and contaminants from surfaces and objects. Cleaning works by using a soap-based cleaning product (or detergent) and water to remove dirt from surfaces physically. Furthermore, it is important to note that “this process does not necessarily kill germs, but by removing them, it lowers their numbers and the risk of spreading infection” (CDC.gov, 2020).

Bio-Bac II – Bio-Based Cleaner, Degreaser and Deodorizer

Bio-Bac II is a blend of surfactant and bio-cleaning agents (bacillus) that provides a revolutionary cleaning solution. It penetrates hard surfaces to remove organic soils in a safe and efficient way. This “people-friendly” bacteria keeps working long after the initial application.

What is Disinfection?

Disinfecting kills germs on surfaces and objects through the use of disinfectant solutions. According to Wikipedia, “Disinfectants are chemical agents designed to inactivate or destroy microorganisms on inert surfaces.”

How does disinfection work?

Disinfecting works by using chemical solutions to eliminate germs on surfaces or objects. However, it is important to note that “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” (CDC.gov, 2020).

Vangard – General Purpose Disinfectant Cleaner – Dustbane

Vanguard cleans, disinfects and deodorizes in one labour-saving step. This neutral quat-based cleaner is highly efficient in destroying a broad range of bacteria, viruses, fungi, and other microorganisms from hard surfaces, Moreover, Vangard also effectively inhibits the growth of odour-causing mold and mildew.

This product is part of Health Canada’s list of hard-surface disinfectants with evidence against COVID-19. Health Canada Approved DIN: 02213109 

In conclusion, both cleaning and disinfecting surfaces and objects in required to lower the risk of spreading infection.

Protect your family and others by cleaning and disinfecting surfaces to prevent the spread of viruses and bacteria.

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Sources: https://www.cdc.gov/ , https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disinfectanthttps://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/drugs-health-products/disinfectants/covid-19/list.html


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