New! Downloadable Posters
Help Prevent the Spread Norovirus (“Stomach Bug”)
Clean-up and Disinfection for Norovirus (“Stomach Bug”)
The Water Quality & Health Council offers the following guiding principles for addressing disinfectants under green cleaning programs. These principles are intended to help governments and other organizations design programs to guide the responsible selection and use of chemical products, while reinforcing public health protection against microbial threats.
A survey of 1,000 Americans explored consumer knowledge and attitudes about household kitchen cleanliness and risks of foodborne illness around the holidays.
Would your kitchen pass a food safety inspection? Do you know how to disinfect food contact surfaces? The Water Quality & Health Council invites you to take its Holiday Food Safety Survey to see how your answers compare to those submitted by 1,000 Americans.
The Water Quality & Health Council offers guidelines for safe food handling.
An historical timeline reaching back to 5000 BC traces bleaching technologies from sun-drying in Egypt in 5000 BC to the modern widespread use of chlorine bleach.
Consumer cleaning products are not created equally nor for the same purpose. This article distinguishes among soaps, detergents, cleansers, disinfectants, sanitizers and sterilizers.
Food safety starts at home – This fun, 3″x5″ refrigerator magnet displays simple directions for disinfecting food contact surfaces.
Clean Daycares for Healthy Kids
|Disinfecting The Diaper Area Poster
|Disinfecting Toys Poster
Safe Food Depends on a Clean Kitchen (restaurant/institutional kitchen food safety posters)
Two downloadable posters provide simple disinfection directions for workers in restaurant and institutional kitchens. Simple, stepwise directions for disinfecting food “prep” and sink bay areas are provided. English and Spanish language posters are available in both.
|Disinfecting the PREP AREA poster
|Disinfecting the SINK BAY poster
|Flu Germs Busted by Chlorine The Chlorin8tor and Little Hector the Disinfector battle the viruses that cause flu. The Disinfecting Duo teach kids the “sneaky way” that viruses spread and how they can use that knowledge to avoid.|