What is Sanitation Fogging?

Fogging, as the term suggests, uses disinfectant sprayed from a Fogging machine to create what looks like fog in the room. It is an effective way to disinfect high levels of horizontal surfaces, hard to reach areas that are often missed or forgotten and small, and confined spaces such as extractor units. It can also be effective at disinfecting vertical surfaces.

Generally, Fogging should be viewed as an additional, belt and braces measure that is used following successful cleaning and disinfection practises. As the flowchart below illustrates, the technique should be regarded as the top-level measure for disinfection and should not be considered as a replacement for cleaning & disinfection practices.

It should be noted that Fogging is not suitable to sufficiently disinfect closed section such as electrical control panels, box section and similar – it also has little impact on downward facing horizontal surfaces.

The Benefits and Shortfalls of Fogging

Fogging provides the user with a range of benefits – Some have been touched on but the full list includes:

  • Fogging is seen as being safe and effective if carried out correctly and the disinfecting agent used for the fogging is certified as safe.
  • Effective at reducing air-borne contaminants.
  • Effective at disinfecting hard to reach areas.
  • Highly effective at disinfecting horizontal surfaces.

Despite its many benefits, fogging does have certain limitations:

  • Fogging is not effective at disinfecting the undersides of horizontal surfaces.
  • It has no impact on closed areas – electrical boxes etc.
  • Electrical components can be damaged by the fog if not bagged up or removed from the area.
  • Fogging is not a replacement for standard cleaning practices.

OK, that’s what fogging is, so why can I put my trust in White Feather Cleaning Solutions to Fog Disinfect my premises?

If you’re considering having your property fog sanitised there are several questions you need to be asking such as does the company carrying it out know what they’re doing, is the fogging system they use safe, is it effective, and do I have to take any precautions afterwards?

Do White Feather Cleaning Solutions  know what they are doing?

White Feather Cleaning Solutions take the health and safety of both our clients and colleagues very seriously which is why we have gone through the rigorous SMAS Worksafe accreditation, a nationally recognised Health & Safety accreditation to demonstrate our Health & Safety standards to give our clients confidence when it comes to our competence.

Is the fogging agent we use safe?

Is the fogging agent we use effective?

As part of our procurement policy we rigorously research all the products we use and having looked at what fogging agents are available we are confident that Salvesan, (the product we use), is not only one of the most effective disinfecting agents that can be used for fogging, but also one of the safest.

Do I have to take any safety precautions afterwards?

Due to SALVESAN, (the disinfection fogging agent we use), being proved to be safe under European standards the answer is no, you can occupy your premises immediately after we have carried out the fogging as it is totally human and pet safe.

For more  information on Salvesan, (including Product Information and Safety Data), check out the next tab.

Product Details

Salvesan is a highly effective biocide formulated from hypochlorous acid.  It delivers a very rapid kill of 99.9999% of known micro-organisms but is harmless to humans.

Salvesan uses the same powerful, proven anti-microbial as the human immune system to fight infection.  Salvesan is one of the most effective biocides known.

“Salvesan is a mandatory requirement in our housekeeping manual and associated policies for the control of infections.  It’s proven to effectively prevent and control infections, is totally safe and saves staff valuable time” ~ Tim Brooke, BUPA UK

Unlike other HOCl products on the market, our biocides have been tested in independent UK laboratories and leading universities, and comply with the rigorous EU Biocide Regulations. Tested to EN Standards BSEN 1276, BSEN 13704, BSEN 14204, BSEN 13697, BSEN 14476 and BSEN 16954.

Can be used in DRY FOGGING MACHINES, on surfaces, sprayed in eyes and mouth.  Is effective for hard surface disinfection, killing most bacteria and viruses, is effective against CORONAVIRUS, and has been used by some of the worlds biggest leading food producers.

Features and Benefits

Tested and used by BUPA

Can be used with Dry Fogging machine, and has been tested to dramatically reduce bacteria and viruses

BS EN 1276; BS EN 14476; BS EN 13697 – Tested by the EU Biocide Regulators and universites

Naturally occuring, so entirelly family friendly

Already present in the human body

Non Toxic and animal safe

Salvesan Safety Data Sheet

Salvesan Product Information Sheet

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