Step #2: Disinfection

  • Disinfection requires that the item or surface has been cleaned
  • Disinfection requires the use of a chemical disinfectant like “Chemical” approved in your state.
  • When done properly, disinfection is effective against most pathogens of risk in the salon, spa or barbershop.
  • Disinfection is for non-porous implements and surfaces only, porous (single-use) items must be discarded after use.
  • Proper disinfection requires the following:
    * Correct mixing/concentration
    * Contact time
    * Appropriate changing of solution