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Disinfecting Wipes - What does What?

by Jon Hodge April 22, 2020

Disinfecting Wipes - What does What?

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There are two types of wipes? They are Detergent Wipes and Disinfecting Wipes. 

Detergent Wipes are wipes that typically cannot make kill claims. They are primarily used as surface CLEANERS. This means that they are best used to remove surface stains, dirt and grime, but should not be used as a form of disinfection.

Disinfecting wipes typically have kill claims. These wipes are saturated in some type of chemical solution, quaternary ammonium compounds and types of alcohol to name two. Alcohol dissolves certain bacteria and viruses, while quaternary ammonium compounds attack protein and lipid structures which then can thwart any threat posed. In order to have kill claims, the product must be approved by Health Canada.

Roxton Wipes are disposable wipes pre-saturated with a quaternary disinfectant cleaner.

They are registered with Health Canada – DIN 02455234. They are lemon-scented and are alcohol and bleach-free. Roxton commercial Disinfectant Wipes provide a fast and effective way to clean, disinfect and deodorize hard, non-porous surfaces when used as directed.

 

The Roxton Disinfectant Wipes are 99.9% effective in killing common bacteria:

Campylobacter jejuni 60 seconds*                                                                           

Staphylococcus aureus (Staph) (ATCC 6538), 60 seconds*
Klebsiella pneumoniae (ATCC 4352) 60 seconds*                                                   

Listeria monocytogenes (ATCC 35152), 60 seconds*
Escherichia coli (E. coli) O157:H7 (ATCC 43895) 60 seconds*                                            

* Surface must remain visibly wet for the time indicated

 

The Roxton Disinfectant Wipe is an effective bactericidal and fungicide in the presence of organic soil (5% blood serum) against:

Escherichia coli (E. coli) O157:H7 (ATCC 43895)5 minutes**                                 

Salmonella enterica (ATCC 10708) 5 minutes**
Pseudomonas aeruginosa (ATCC 15442)5 minutes**                                     

Staphylococcus aureus (Staph) (ATCC 6538) 5 minutes**
Streptococcus pyogenes (Strep) (ATCC 19615) 5 minutes**                                   

Community Associated Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus- CA-MRSA (Genotype USA400) 5 minutes**
Community Associated Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus CA-MRSA (Genotype USA300) 5 minutes**                                                                           

CVancomycin resistant Enterococcus faecium (VRE) 5 minutes**
Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) 5 minutes**                            

Vancomycin intermediate resistant Staphylococcus aureus (VISA) 5 minutes**
HIV-1 5 minutes**                                                                                                       

Influenza A2/Japan 5 minutes**
Influenza A and is expected to inactivate all other Influenza A type viruses including 2009 H1N1 5 minutes**                                                                           

Trichophyton mentagrophytes (ATCC 9533) 3 minutes**

** Surface must remain visibly wet for the time indicated

 

Roxton Disinfectant Wipes is an effective disinfectant against:                                                  
Herpes Simplex Virus 1 (ATCC VR-260) 5 minutes***                                               

Herpes Simplex Virus 2 (ATCC VR-734) 5 minutes***

*** Surface must remain visibly wet for the time indicated

 




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