Sanitizer Test Strips

Easy to use test strips for the important sanitizing solutions-chlorine, quat, peroxide, peracetic acid.

For safe environments & happy health inspectors.

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  • fast response time-just seconds
  • easy to read, accurate color charts
  • white backing ensures best contrast color chart comparisons
  • stiff plastic support for dipping into tubes, gaps, etc.
  • 2 year shelf life if kept tightly closed
  • SDS data sheets available

Chlorine:

Pros Cons
Effective on a wide variety of bacteria Can be corrosive
Not affected by hard water Can be irritating to the skin
Generally inexpensive Deteriorates over time
  Loses some activity in the presence of organic matter

 

Iodine:

Pros Cons
Not affected by hard water Effectiveness decreases greatly with increase in pH
Less irritating to the skin than chlorine Should not be used in water > 50°C
Activity is not lost rapidly in the presence of organic matter May also discolor equipment and surfaces

 

Quaternary Ammonium Compounds (QAC):

Pros Cons
Nontoxic, odorless, colorless, noncorrosive, nonirritating Slower at killing some microorganisms
Relatively stable in the presence of organic matter Not compatible with some detergents
Active over a wide pH range Not compatible with hard water

Hours of Operation
  • Monday-Friday, 9-5 ET
  • Call for appointment
  • No walk in store

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