EPA orders Amazon to halt illegal pesticides sales

Posted on February 9, 2021June 23, 2021Categories Industry News

The Seattle office of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that it has issued a “stop sale” order to Amazon.com to prevent sales on the platform of potentially dangerous or ineffective unregistered pesticides and pesticide devices making illegal and misleading claims, including multiple products that claimed to protect against viruses. This action adds 70 products to a June 6, 2020 EPA order which contained over 30 illegal products.  “Unregistered pesticides in the e-commerce marketplace pose a significant and immediate health … Continue reading “EPA orders Amazon to halt illegal pesticides sales”

Coronavirus disinfectant Ready to Use 1 gallon jugs- environmental disaster?

Posted on January 20, 2021January 25, 2021Categories Disinfectant

Plastic gallon liquid containers contribute to climate change by generating heat-trapping gases at every stage of their life cycle. Plastics originate as fossil fuels and emit greenhouse gases from cradle to grave, according to a May 2019 report called “Plastic & Climate: The Hidden Costs of a Plastic Planet,” released by the Center for International Environmental Law, a nonprofit environmental law organization.What goes into making a plastic jug? Fossil fuels. Oil, gas, and coal are pulled from the earth through … Continue reading “Coronavirus disinfectant Ready to Use 1 gallon jugs- environmental disaster?”

CDC UPDATE: Can Covid-19 Be Transmitted HVAC Via Ventilation Systems

Posted on January 19, 2021Categories Disinfecting ProcessesTags , ,

The risk of spreading the virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) through ventilation systems is not well-known at this time. Viral RNA has reportedly been found on return air grilles, in return air ducts, and on heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) filters, but detecting viral RNA alone does not imply that the captured virus was capable of transmitting disease. One research group reported that the use of a new air-sampling method allowed them to find viable viral particles … Continue reading “CDC UPDATE: Can Covid-19 Be Transmitted HVAC Via Ventilation Systems”

Cleaning classrooms safely

Posted on January 15, 2021Categories Disinfectant

Especially in elementary schools, teachers ask parents to bring supplies at the start of a semester. Wipes, kleenex and paper towels used to top the list when my kids were that age. But the wipes parents are donating can be all different brands and efficiency. If a wipe kills Covid in 4 to 10 minutes, is that good enough? I don’t think so. We need to protect kids from the spread of colds, Covid and all viruses. The chemicals to … Continue reading “Cleaning classrooms safely”

Safely resuming film production with Covid disinfectant

Posted on January 14, 2021Categories Industry Solutions

How do you protect movie stars, production, and studio staff while filming during a pandemic? What happens if someone is identified Covid positive that was negative the day before? A key tool for safety is a disinfectant for both air and surface. With ESG Safe’s disinfecting solutions, staff can hand spray, mop, fog/mist, wash hands, and rinse food. Plus, it’s EPA approved for HVAC systems. Coronavirus Covid-19 is not the only virus people will encounter this winter. Flu, colds and … Continue reading “Safely resuming film production with Covid disinfectant”

Disinfecting and contactless checkout solutions for dealer service department

Posted on January 13, 2021January 15, 2021Categories Industry Solutions

Is your Dealership ESG Safe? Automotive, truck, RV and other dealers needed to rapidly transform in 2020 in response to the Coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic. Suddenly, cleanliness and contactless checkout became more critical than ever. Some dealers were well into advance servicing with technology, and those that lagged are still playing catch up. ESG Safe has the solutions needed to transform or update your dealership while also maximizing profits. What is contactless checkout for service department? Communicate with the customer with … Continue reading “Disinfecting and contactless checkout solutions for dealer service department”

Covid spread among athletes

Posted on January 12, 2021January 15, 2021Categories Disinfectant

NCAA, NFL, NBA players all have continuing Covid positive tests despite all out efforts to stop the spread. Is it time to look at new suppliers for PPD and disinfectants? Questionable products have been procured by companies large and small, as needs sometimes outweigh supplies. Whether on the field, court, home, or just running errands, the Coronavirus Covid-19 seems unstoppable and one thing is certain- whatever precautionary measures are in place are not stopping the spread 100%. ESG Safe does … Continue reading “Covid spread among athletes”

Cost-saving PPE solutions for tough times

Posted on January 5, 2021January 2, 2021Categories PPE   Leave a comment on Cost-saving PPE solutions for tough times

Before Coronavirus Covid-19 hit the USA, ISHN Magazine published the headline above about how to reduce PPE costs in a May 7, 2019 article. Less than a year later, when the pandemic hit in 2020, it was all hands on deck to find and add new kinds of PPE, and the usual mayhem ensued with fake products, poorly made products, and challenges in getting any PPE at all. Now is probably a good time to assess what’s been working, what … Continue reading “Cost-saving PPE solutions for tough times”

Electrostatic spraying debunked

Posted on September 18, 2020Categories Disinfecting ProcessesTags   Leave a comment on Electrostatic spraying debunked

Have you been told you need electrostatic spraying? Electrostatic sprayers are expensive and in short supply. The only reason you need an electrostatic sprayer for disinfecting, including killing Covid-19, is because the chemical going into the sprayer needs it to improve the electric charge. However, if you use a chemical that does not need the electric charge, then you don’t need expensive sprayers as part of your service. Electrostatic disinfection is a process whereby surfaces are disinfected with electrically charged … Continue reading “Electrostatic spraying debunked”

VitalOxide Covid killer disinfectant review

Posted on September 9, 2020Categories DisinfectantTags   Leave a comment on VitalOxide Covid killer disinfectant review

VitalOxide is a ready to use product on the EPA List N: Disinfectants for Use Against SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19). There are wide variations in Covid killing products and this product review highlights some items procurement and supply chain staff need to know to make purchasing decisions. What is the efficacy of VitalOxide? VitalOxide delivers ready to use (RTU) as a full-strength EPA hospital disinfectant for hard non-porous surfaces, with a Covid kill rate of 10 minutes. As with all EPA disinfectants … Continue reading “VitalOxide Covid killer disinfectant review”