Are You Using Safer or Hazardous Disinfectants for COVID-19?
Learn which disinfectants are safer and effective without increased risk
Many disinfectants on EPA’s List N for institutional and personal use against SARS-CoV-2 contain the active ingredients Quaternary Ammonium Compounds (QAC), chlorine, and other chemicals, which are known to cause and exacerbate asthma, respiratory irritation and illness, compromise the immune system, among other serious health impacts. Exposure to these chemicals can exacerbate COVID-19 symptoms.
New www.SaferDisinfectants.org Website Provides Answers
A new website, SaferDisinfectants.org can help protect your family and business by choosing safe disinfectants that are approved by EPA on its List N for COVID-19. Using the website, you can check products you already use to determine if they are designated as Safer or pose and Increased Risk to health. Sort product choices by health risk, type, use location, surface and other cirterial. The website is updated daily from EPS’a List N for disinfectants that are effective for COVID-19.
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Download our disinfectants fact sheets and watch our video:
- Safety Alert: COVID-19 & Disinfectants
- Buying Guide: Safer Disinfectants Products Chart
- Watch the Webinar: Pros & Cons of Sanitizers & Disinfectants
by Dr. Mike Ichniowski, American Academy of Pediatrics & Dr. Ana Rule, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
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