Although a full return to normal is not yet in the near future, we are increasingly reopening public and private facilities and interacting with each other more. This means we must remain vigilant about implementing cleaning solutions that help keep spaces safe. Even facilities that have always maintained a high standard of cleanliness—hospitals, schools, restaurants, and so on—need to take their practices to the next level.Read More
Decon7 is proud to add yet another industry veteran to our accomplished team. Scott Johnson joins us as the VP of Facilities Disinfection, which is a new role in the company. We’re looking forward to the development of this new department under Scott’s leadership.Read More
Disinfectants have never been more in the limelight than they are these days. Everybody is using them, and decision makers across all industries have to decide which products to use. Unfortunately, the best choice is not always crystal clear. In addition to consumers having a limited education about the nuances of disinfectants, sanitizers, and cleaners, some disreputable companies are muddying the waters by marketing products with false claims.Read More
Decon7 has been working hard to expand production in response to increased global demand for disinfectants due to the coronavirus pandemic. In addition to adding six new production facilities, we have also become kosher- and Halal-certified, allowing us to distribute products in even more countries.Read More
The global pandemic has caused disinfectant manufacturers to scramble to get EPA-approved label claims, and it’s not surprising that many companies have seen a dramatic increase in production. Manufacturing of D7 is no exception. Before the pandemic, D7 was produced in two facilities. Because demand has increased significantly, it is now made in eight different locations.Read More
As the global pandemic continues, many businesses are pivoting. Garment manufacturers are making face masks, distilleries are making hand sanitizer, and restaurants are finding new and creative ways to stay afloat with limitations on how they are allowed to operate. With a product that kills viruses at the RNA level, Decon7 was already well positioned to expand operations in order to meet the increased demand for disinfectants and hand sanitizers.Read More
Firefighting is dangerous for obvious reasons, but one of the less obvious risks is exposure to harmful carcinogens. Decontamination on the Fireground of turnout gear and equipment is critical for protecting firefighting professionals from unnecessary exposure to dangerous chemicals. Because of this, turnout gear decontamination should be part of regular training to the extent that it becomes second nature.
The global pandemic has caused a dramatic increase in the use of chemical disinfectants and unfortunately, some of these include claims of residual efficacy against viruses. Many of these claims are false, and although EPA will pursue false claims, it can take time. In the meantime, it’s up to consumers and commercial disinfectant users to educate themselves about potentially false claims.Read More