Click Here For A Brief History of Our Company1989
Funded by US Army
Sterilex founders funded by US Army to develop a universal decontamination technology for biological and chemical warfare agents. A talented research team developed a unique technology (PerQuat®) designed to remove biofilms and kill resistant microorganisms in biofilm.1991
NFPA Studies Show PerQuat Efficacy
First publication of studies conducted by the National Food Processing Association showing that the PerQuat® chemistry was effective in killing Listeria in biofilm, and more effective than other routine sanitizers.1995
Sterilex Incorporated in State of Maryland
Sterilex Corporation is incorporated in the State of Maryland with the mission of developing specialty antimicrobial products for markets where biofilm control is an important factor.1999
Sterilex Receives EPA Registrations
Sterilex receives first group of EPA registrations for its powdered and liquid products.2000
Sterilex Products Mandated For Use
Sterilex products mandated for use by one of largest global meat and poultry processing companies.2001
Maryland Industrial Partnership Award
Sterilex receives Maryland Industrial Partnerships Award to establish efficacy of PerQuat® in removing biofilm in dental unit waterlines.2005
EPA Registration with Biofilm Claims
Sterilex becomes the first company to receive EPA registration with biofilm claims for public health and industrial use sites.2008
USDA National Research Initiative
Sterilex receives USDA National Research Initiative grant entitled “Improved Methods to Control Biofilms Containing Listeria monocytogenes in Meat and Poultry Processing Environments.”2012
Full Distribution Throughout North America
Sterilex establishes full distribution throughout North America for portfolio of products for food and beverage plant disinfection.2015
Trademark and Regulatory approval in Canada
Sterilex granted trademark and regulatory approvals in Canada.2016
IAFP Food Safety Innovation Award
Sterilex Ultra Powder wins International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) Food Safety Innovation Award.
Sterilex sells rights to Crosstex International
Sterilex sells the rights to Sterilex Liquid Ultra Solution 1 and Sterilex Liquid Ultra Solution 2 for dental unit waterline applications to Crosstex International.2017
Sterilex launches Indicon™ Gel for rapid biofilm detection.
Specifically designed to identify the presence of biofilm* on a surface. when the product comes into contact with biofilm*, the gel rapidly produces white micro-bubbles/foam within 2 minutes.
Sterilex® Ultra StepSterilex launches next generation floor sanitizer – Sterilex Ultra Step.