Definition - What does Disinfectant mean?

A disinfectant is a chemical agent that is designed to destroy germs, such as bacteria and fungi. The most powerful disinfectants are labelled as hospital grade disinfectants. Disinfectants are toxic products and should be treated with care.

Safeopedia explains Disinfectant

The vast majority of disinfectants only have partial sterilizing ability. A number of bacteria and fungi have developed a resistance to many of the disinfectants on the market. Using hospital grade disinfectants in the workplace will lead to a reduction in illness and infection rates.

An advantage of hospital grade disinfectants is that they are extremely versatile, so they can be used in all manner of work environments.

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