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Appropriate contact times are essential to achieving total disinfection.

Tuesday, March 31, 2020The Key to Disinfecting: Contact Time

As global concern over the novel SARS-CoV-2 (Coronavirus) continues to grow, one way to help stop the spread of this virus is to disinfect hard, non-porous surfaces and high-touch/high-traffic areas such as countertops, floors, doors, handles, handrails, and more. However, just using a disinfectant doesn’t automatically kill all pathogens. Have you ever stopped and read

Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19) Shira Kramer, MHS, PhD

Thursday, March 19, 2020Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19)

Shira Kramer, MHS, PhD What are Coronaviruses? Coronaviruses are a family of RNA viruses that may include mild respiratory infections like the common cold, but also more severe (and potentially deadly) infections. Many are zoonotic diseases, meaning they are transmitted between animals and people. The novel coronavirus responsible for the current outbreak was identified in

Water Quality for Broiler Chickens

Thursday, February 20, 2020Water Quality for Broiler Chickens

One of the best ways to prevent disease and optimize performance in your broiler operation is to make sure your water supply is clean and waterlines are in good condition. Feed and water consumption are strongly correlated, and water consumption can be an indicator of flock health and performance. Water quality also has a direct

The importance of EPA-registered products

At Sterilex, we develop innovative technologies and solutions to control microbial threats and maintain healthy environments. Our products control pathogens, enhance well-being, ensure product integrity, and increase productivity in the industries we serve. It is very important to us that our products perform the way they are designed to and truly safeguard our food supply,

biofilm removal for iqf including aluminum and other soft metal surfaces

Sterilex has been granted a patent for utilizing its PerQuat Technology to treat aluminum and other soft metal surfaces. The patent is entitled “Aluminum-Compatible Compositions For 2-Part Alkaline Disinfectants and Sanitizers” (US Patent No. 10,525,157) and was issued on January 7, 2020.

We are delighted to welcome Ashley McEnulty, who recently joined our team. Ashley is our newest Regional Sales Manager and brings with her over a decade of experience in food safety and quality assurance.

What could Jenga and your biosecurity program have in common?

Tuesday, November 26, 2019JENGA! Entryway Biosecurity

Just as the first couple of Jenga blocks are easy to remove, it is easy to remove or overlook some biosecurity measures. Don’t let entryway control be the weakest link in your biosecurity program.

Image of equipment inside of microbiology lab at Sterilex. Text: Virtual Tour. Sterilex's New Microbiology Lab.

   Sterilex recently added a new microbiology lab to our facility. We spoke with our Senior Microbiologist, Sara Halaszi, to discuss how this addition will enhance our research, and enable us to continue raising the bar in microbial control. STX: At Sterilex, much of our focus is on improving ways to control biofilm. Why

Image of 4 blue water bottles on a white background. Each bottle is a different style.

Are you guilty of not washing your water bottle or reusable straw after every use? Over the past several years there have been a number of news articles reporting on studies suggesting your reusable water bottle could be making you sick. Did you know that some water bottles contain more bacteria than an average home toilet seat? Water collects on the lip or spout of the bottle (or the straw) and creates the perfect warm, moist breeding ground for bacteria.

*Biofilm label claims approved for specific applications only. See product label for full label claims and usage instructions.
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