Evaluation of Efficacy of Sanitizers and Disinfectants Marketed in Korea

국내 유통 중인 주요 살균소독제의 유효성 평가

  • Published : 2005.08.31

Abstract

Conformity to legal permission standard of $5\;log_{10}$ CFU/mL reduction of foodborne pathogens or spoilage bacteria such as Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus, Salmonella typhimurium, Pseudomonas aruginosa, and Enterococcus hirae was examined in 11 domestic commercial sanitizers and disinfectant. One chlorine compound, two iodophor compounds, two peroxide compounds, and three quaternary ammonium compounds (QACs) met advised standard concentration (100%), showing $7\;log_{10}$ CFU/mL reduction, and met legal standard by $5-6\;log_{10}$ CFU/mL reduction at 75% of advised standard concentration. At 10% dilution, one chlorine compound, one iodophor compound, two peroxide compounds, and two QACs satisfied legal standard.

Keywords

sanitizer;disinfectant;foodborne pathogen;chlorine;iodophor

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