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Disinfectant Wipes

Posted by on Jul 1, 2011 in Cleaning Chemicals | 0 comments

Disinfectant Wipes

Disinfectant Surface Wipes: Effective or Simply Convenient? By Jack Wagner, President, Micro-Scientific | March 30, 2011 The following article is written by Jack Wagner, president of Micro-Scientific, a producer and distributor of anitmicrobial products.   Is it OK to take a 10-day antibiotic for only two days because you think you feel better? Of course not. It just doesn’t work and can even be downright dangerous. Is it OK to leave a chemical disinfectant on a surface for only seconds...

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The Healthy Facilities Institute (HFI) Issues Asthma Prevention Recommendations for Use of Cleaning Solutions

Posted by on Mar 21, 2011 in Cleaning, Cleaning Chemicals, Health | 0 comments

The Healthy Facilities Institute (HFI) Issues Asthma Prevention Recommendations for Use of Cleaning Solutions

The Healthy Facilities Institute (HFI) Issues Asthma Prevention Recommendations for Use of Cleaning Solutions A clean facility is a health facility – most of the time – but it’s ironic that some products designed to make our buildings cleaner and healthier may contribute to asthma. According to K.D. Rosenman, MD, Department of Medicine, Michigan State University: “Cleaning products contain a diverse group of chemicals…Their potential to cause or aggravate asthma has recently been...

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Indoor Environment

Posted by on Feb 21, 2011 in Cleaning, Cleaning Chemicals | 0 comments

Indoor Environment

December 2010 New Technology Helps Cleaning Managers Solve Indoor Environmental Challenges By David Mudarri, PhD Steam vapor cleaning has been proven in the real world and validated in laboratories. Building owners and occupants beware.  Federal legislation requires that buildings become increasingly more energy efficient over time (e.g., http://www.epa.gov). Building envelopes are being tightened with increased insulation, more energy efficient windows, and lower rates of outdoor air...

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