Classification of Chemical Disinfectants

Cleaners Vs. Disinfectants: What You Need to Know

One might not see the true difference between a cleaner and disinfectant as these two things are seemingly the same thing. One must keep in mind that there is a clear difference and that distinction should be made with someone who hopes to accomplish each method. Cleaning is the actor removing visible dirt and debris from visible surface areas with the help of conventional cleaning products such as with water, soap, cloths, and sponges.

Cloths and sponges are known just to transfer germs from one surface to the other. Sanitization, on the other hand, entails a whole different set of the process of which that cleaning simply cannot compete with which is the actual killing of eliminating and reducing the population of germs on a surface area making them incapable of reproducing more germs.

If ‘cleaning’ is the principal task that you are willing to accomplish with surfaces where food preparation is done such as where the meat of poultry, fish, and that of animals come in contact with the surface area that you would be looking at the process of disinfecting as previously mentioned eliminates and reduces the germ population of any given surfaces that are prone to bacterial growth easily.

Now that you are informed about what the difference between disinfecting and cleaning entails we can look now at what the difference is between cleaners and disinfectants. First and foremost, cleaners do not disinfect and disinfectants do not clean however these two make up for a very essential step before proceeding to disinfect a surface.

To disinfect a surface area is to clean a surface area first and to rid the area of any visible dirt and grim because disinfectants do not clean out spills and or dirt that might have penetrated the surface area, instead disinfectants can kill the entirety of the germ population. Using a disinfectant on a surface area without actually cleaning it would leave you with an unpleasant sticky solution that is ineffective.

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