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Most Common Cleanroom Disinfectants, Bactericides, Fungicides, Virucides, and Sporicides.

Choosing the appropriate cleanroom cleaning solutions is of utmost importance. It is vital to determine which products can meet your cleanroom standards and adhere to regulations. Depending on the materials, types of cleanrooms, and stages of the cleaning process, different solutions may be needed. It is crucial to note that cleaning and disinfecting are not [Read More…]

Disinfectant Terminology and Properties

Disinfectant terminology and properties:

Antiseptic— An antiseptic is a substance that prevents or destroys microorganisms on living tissue such as skin, oral cavities, and open wounds. Chemical Disinfectant—Disinfectants are chemical agents used on non-living surfaces and objects to eliminate infectious fungi, viruses, and bacteria. Sporicidal and antiviral agents are a specific category of disinfectants. However, these agents may not [Read More…]

Guide for Disinfectants, Sporicides, and Biocides for Cleanrooms

Guide for Disinfectants, Sporicides, and Biocides for Cleanrooms

Be sure to choose from the variety of disinfectants, sporicides, and biocides specifically designed for use in cleanrooms. They are ideal for controlling microbial contamination, including bacterial spores, in critical aseptic core cleanroom manufacturing areas. Berkshire’s range of cleaning products caters to different needs and allows you to select the correct cleanroom disinfection or sanitization [Read More…]

Cleanroom Behavior Tips – Top Five

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Cleanrooms are critical environments where controlling contaminants is essential for the products’ or processes’ safety and integrity. Cleanrooms are essential in many industries, including pharmaceuticals, microelectronics, and biotechnology. Cleanroom behavior is critical to maintaining a sterile environment and avoiding contamination in such controlled environments.   Here are the top five best practices for proper cleanroom [Read More…]

VersaQuat™ Disinfectant Comparison Chart

One Step Cleaner & Disinfectant VersaQuat™ is an EPA-registered, RTU (ready-to-use) one-step disinfectant and cleaner which utilizes well-established and accepted quaternary ammonium chemistry with acceptable residue and safety profiles. With broad-spectrum, best-in-class efficacy claims (30 kill claims), VersaQuat™ delivers consistent quality and intuitive usage. Recommended for use as a standard disinfectant as part of a [Read More…]

VersaQuat™ One Step Ready-to-Use Cleaner & Disinfectant

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VersaQuat™ is an EPA-registered, RTU (ready-to-use) one-step disinfectant and cleaner that is an effective solution for cleaning and disinfecting needs. With broad-spectrum, best-in-class efficacy claims, VersaQuat™ delivers consistent quality and intuitive usage, making it an ideal choice for a disinfectant rotation program. In addition, no strong odor, harsh chemicals, or toxins provide flexibility for use [Read More…]

What is Electrostatic Discharge (ESD)?

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Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) is a type of contaminant. Some say it is an even worse contaminant than particulates. It is a sudden flow of electricity between two electrically charged objects caused by contact. ESD can cause damage to electronic devices used in many industries, such as electronics (televisions, stereos, computers, semiconductors, digital cameras, and integrated [Read More…]

EZ Bleach™ Disinfectant Tablets Comparison Chart

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Bactericidal & sporicidal bleach alternative disinfectant in an effervescent tablet form EZ Bleach™ is a solid-form, safer alternative to traditional bleach that is EPA-registered and included on List N, the EPA’s index of products certified for use against SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19. EZ Bleach™ comes in an easy-to-use 5g tablet.  When mixed in [Read More…]

Q&A – What is the Delta P and BFE of Berkshire’s face masks?

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Q&A – What is the Delta P and BFE of Berkshire’s face masks? The Differential Pressure (DP) is a test that measures how easily air is passed from one side of the mask to the other. This indicates how easily the wearer can breathe through the mask and is indicated by the Delta P. Higher DP [Read More…]