Category Archives: Cleaning & Disinfection

EZ Bleach™ Disinfectant Tablets Comparison Chart


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…]

Disinfectant Comparison Chart

At Berkshire, we know that the smallest measure can make the biggest difference. We understand how critical attributes like efficacy, residue, compatibility and safety, forms, and registration inform cleaning protocols when choosing a biocide. VersaHOCl™, an EPA-registered powerful and safer disinfectant alternative for cleaning and disinfecting, meets these key requirements. With VersaHOCl™, we are establishing [Read More…]

What are the Differences and Similarities Between H2O2 and HOCl for Disinfecting a Cleanroom Surface?

Of all the contamination control activities in a cleanroom, perhaps the most critical are disinfection procedures. That’s because human health depends on the quality and thoroughness of surface disinfection. Many solutions can be considered for surface disinfection, but hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) and hypochlorous acid (HOCI) rate special attention. Hydrogen Peroxide (H2O2) Hydrogen peroxide is a [Read More…]

Prewetted Wipers – Proven to Be Convenient and Consistent


We’ve seen the introduction of wipes as one of many solutions to combat the COVID-19 virus. At the outset of the pandemic, everyone was encouraged to wipe down all touchable hard surfaces – food containers, doorknobs, tabletops, counters, packages, etc. Wipes pre-wetted with antiviral solutions of bleach, alcohol, or quaternary ammonium salts are the most [Read More…]

How To Keep A Cleanroom Clean

Cleanroom Cleaning

You carefully wash your hands, get dressed in head-to-toe sterilized garments, and then cautiously enter the cleanroom. Despite your best efforts, the simple fact that you are human means your presence contaminates the cleanroom. It may seem redundant, but just like you still need to scrub the cleanest parts of your home, such as the [Read More…]

The Science of Cleanroom Wiper Usage

Wrong way to wipe

Our cleanrooms, laboratories, and other controlled environments routinely offer a broad range of cleaning, disinfecting, and decontaminating equipment such as mops and mats, and consumables, including sprays, swabs, and the ever-popular wipers. But the availability of such tools is, in itself, not sufficient to ensure sterility and hygiene. The missing component? An understanding of best [Read More…]

Are the EZ Bleach™ Disinfectant Tablets fabric safe?

Man in protective suit disinfecting the Hotel room.

Berkshire received the following inquiry on our website:  “Hello, I am wondering if the EZ Bleach™ Disinfectant Tablets are fabric safe? I am going to be using it in an electrostatic sprayer and I want to make sure that the overspray isn’t going to bleach any fabrics that it may come in contact with.” Answer: [Read More…]

What is the ppm for 1 tablet in a spray bottle mixed with 1 liter of water?

1ml dilution guide

Q: Berkshire received the following metric inquiry regarding EZ BleachTM Disinfectant Tablets: What is the ppm for 1 tablet in a spray bottle mixed with 1 liter of water? A: The answer is 958 ppm. Please refer to side 2 of the product information sheet where Berkshire lists the Dilution Guide for a 1000mL (1L) [Read More…]