Sanitizing and disinfecting are often used interchangeably – but they’re not the same thing. In fact, there are several key differences.

Sanitizing Vs. Disinfecting

Cleaning Sanitizing Disinfecting Sterilizing
Does Remove particles from surfaces Lowers germs to a safer threshold (this varies depending on the space Kill fungi, viruses and bacteria The safest method that kills fungi, bacteria and spores
Does Not Kill bacteria, fungus or harmful viruse Kill all forms of viruses and bacteria Guarantee complete removal of bacteria from hard surfaces Preserve any virus cells – sterilizing kills them all
Example Getting that stubborn dirt stain out of the rug. Sanitizing wipescan be used for quick sanitizing of cashier areas between customers Deep cleaning of floors when customers have left for the day. Surgery rooms and other “high risk” medical areas need to be sanitized routinely
Information Sheets EPA List N: Disinfectants for Coronavirus (COVID-19)

When the pandemic is over, how do you keep and maintain this new safe environment you’ve created? That simple! By integrating it into your routine.

Sanitize With School Safe Disinfectants

Follow the guidelines set out by your local California school & the CDC’s guide: How To Clean and Disinfect Schools To Help Slow the Spread of Flu


Workplace Sanitization

Cleaning and disinfecting the workplace is a vital part of keeping your business open and your LA neighborhood safe.

Follow the CDC’s guide: Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Facility

Let’s Create Safe!