Quat-Based Disinfectants


Are proven effective in killing at least 99.9% of dangerous disease-causing germs.

Are independently regulated by government agencies globally, including the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and have undergone safety assessments from other national regulatory bodies; And are a key ingredient in trusted products used by household consumers and professionals around the world.

Quats are among the most effective active ingredients used in disinfection products we rely on to keep us healthy and safe from serious potentially disease-causing germs.

Quats are essential to ensure we are protected from harmful bacteria and other organisms that cause everything from food poisoning and common flu to hospital infections. Quats have demonstrated efficacy against more than 140 different pathogens, including SARS-CoV-2.

When used in accordance with all label instructions, quats are more effective against a wide range of bacteria and viruses at lower levels than most commonly used active ingredients, making them the first choice for many users such as hospitals, food processing facilities and restaurants.

  • Medical and food processing and handling facilities must maintain some of the highest standards for disinfection and they choose liquid disinfectants containing quats as trusted products for surface disinfection of countertops and other surfaces.
  • Quat-based products are critical to the food handling industry where they prevent foodborne illness in farming operations, food processing and in packaging facilities, restaurant kitchens and food service areas.

Many commonly used disinfection product brands frequently use quats as a primary ingredient for several of their different disinfectant products.

  • These products have been used for years by homeowners, as well as cleaning and infection control professionals for preventing illness in homes, offices and schools worldwide and in thousands of registered healthcare institutions.

Source:  Arxada Quat Efficacy:  Home – Arxada Quats (quatfacts.com).

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