Building Your Sanitizer Assortment

Is it time to refresh your Jan San assortment? Here’s how antimicrobial sanitizers can help

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With the COVID-19 pandemic still a major concern in Canada, the need to follow local health guidelines, including heightened hygiene and sanitation, is greater than ever. Your customers are looking for sanitizing solutions to help keep their facilities healthy and safe. In fact, the global surface disinfectant market is expected to grow to $1.5 billion by 2027.

Why sanitize?

Disinfectants and sanitizers are the only way to eliminate harmful pathogens from surfaces. Bacteria can live on surfaces for hours or up to several days depending on the type, making it far too easy for pathogens to spread from person to person.

A critical component of facility cleaning includes effective surface sanitizing. Sanitizing involves using a cleaning chemical to significantly reduce or eliminate the number of bacteria on a given surface. It’s important to note that not all sanitizers are formulated to kill the same viruses and bacteria. In fact, sanitizers have kill claims that outline exactly which bacteria they are effective against. Assessing which virus and bacteria pose a risk to your customers’ facilities can help them choose a disinfectant that will most effectively eliminate these threats.

Adding a combination of multi-purpose and specialized cleaning chemicals to your assortment will make it easier for your customers to choose products that will work best for their facility’s cleaning routine. (Need help building your Jan San chemical assortment? Talk to our category management experts to get started!)

What are residual antimicrobials?

Residual antimicrobials* are sanitizers and disinfectants that have been formulated with various materials and compounds to continue killing pathogens on surfaces for up to 24 hours after use. Traditional sanitation and disinfection products may clean and/or disinfect, but they do not keep working after initial contact. This leaves surfaces vulnerable to re-contamination. The ingredients used in residual antimicrobials create a clear active coating that continues to kill pathogens for up to 24 hours, even with repeated contamination.

Microban® 24 Hour Cleaners and Spray

Give your customers confidence in their facility’s level of clean with the Microban® 24 Hour Cleaners and Spray!* These products work to kill bacteria, viruses and fungi in five minutes and keeps killing 99.9% of bacteria for up to 24 hours. This 24-hour technology is available in a multi-purpose cleaner, sanitizing spray and bathroom cleaner.

Interested in learning more about residual antimicrobials? Check out Microban® 24 Hour Cleaners and Spray* or contact our team to learn more about building your cleaning chemistry assortment!


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