Common State Rules

  • Disinfectant must be an EPA Registered bactericidal, virucidal and fungicidal.
  • Items must be cleaned prior to disinfection.
  • Clean and dirty items must be kept in separate, well-marked, and covered containers.
  • Disinfectant used for immersion must be changed daily.
  • Disinfectant containers must remain covered at all times.
  • All non-porous metals, plastics or surfaces must be cleaned and disinfected before each use.