ClO₂ is strong enough to be an EPA-approved and efficacy-tested hospital disinfectant, yet mild enough to be an FDA-approved food contact substance. Pure chlorine dioxide can also be successful in destroying and preventing biofilm, which is one of the biggest challenges for food processors in destroying harmful bacteria. In addition to these spectacular disinfecting qualities, ClO₂ has only a minor odor, not unlike that of a pool, when used; and is less corrosive than bleach.
As a versatile alternative, pure chlorine dioxide can be used in many different sanitization processes including pasteurization equipment, heat exchangers, cooling towers, hard surface disinfectant, portable water treatment, and deodorizing stacks in rendering plants. This has already increased in popular use in the dairy industry to control microbiological growth. Also, pure chlorine dioxide has seen increased growth in the beverage industry,
fruit and vegetable processing industry, canning plants, and poultry and beef processing facilities.
Our products can be used in a wide variety of applications in a food processing facility to ensure the safest food possible, such as:
- Food contact surface sanitizer for; cutting blades, conveyor belts, holding tanks, and other food processing equipment
- Non-food contact surface sanitizer for; ceilings, walls, drains, and any other hard, non-porous surface
- Disinfectant for: ceilings, walls, drains, tools, fittings, transfer lines, tanks, or any other hard, non-porous surface
Gard’nClean products are the most efficient and effective tools for safely eliminating pathogens and odors from any surface or environment. Unlike traditional oxidizers, Gard’nClean’s ClO2 is a selective oxidizer, meaning it is safer to use around plants and people. It is not a dermal sensitizer, which means it won’t burn your skin. It leaves no residue, and will not damage surfaces even with repeated use.
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