Does Steramine contain Chlorine?
No, Steramine is not a Chlorine sanitizer, it is a QUAT sanitizer, or Quaternary Ammonium.
Is Steramine safe?
Yes. Steramine meets all public health and regulatory criteria for safety and effectiveness by the U.S Environmental Protection Agency, U.S Public Health Service, and the U.S Food and Drug Administration.
Does Steramine have a EPA registration number?
Yes, Steramine is registered with the EPA. The Steramine EPA reg number is 1561-11, which is shown on the label.
What are the ingredients of Steramine?
The ingredients of Steramine are as follows: (Quarternary) Alkyl dimethyl benzyl ammonium Chloride dihydrate 50 % (Biocide), Sodium bicarbonate 29.9% (Buffer), Ammonium chloride 12% (Buffer), Dextrin 5% (diluent), Calcium Stearate 3% (Processing aid), Methylene Blue 0.1% (Dye)
Where can I find the MSDS for Steramine?
The MSDS for Steramine Sanitizing Tablets can be downloaded at the following link: Click here
How do I test a solution made from Steramine tablets?
Steramine should be tested using QUAT test trips which can be purchased here: Click here
. Dishes are best sanitized between 200-400 part per million in water above room temperature.
Does Steramine lose strength over time once mixed?
No, Steramine maintains its strength once diluted. It will maintain its effectiveness until your solution is used up. It does not loose its effectiveness when mixed with water.
Can I use Steramine in my 3 compartment sink as the sanitizer?
Steramine is the ideal triple sink sanitizer. Set up 1 compartment with hot soapy water, 1 cool water rinse and the 3rd with hot water, mixed with Steramine sanitizer. Soak items in the Steramine solution for 3-4 minutes then air dry on a rack. 1 tablet will make 1 Gallon of correct strength sanitizer.
Can Steramine be used in a Dishwasher?
Yes. Steramine is ideal for a third sink sanitizer but it can also simply be added to the dishwater. This allows dishes to be soaped and sanitized at the same time.
Can Steramine be used as a spray sanitizer?
Yes, Steramine is great used as a spray sanitizer. Be careful not to breathe in the solution, and avoid contact with eyes.
Can I use Steramine to sanitize dishes and plastic food containers?
Yes, that is what Steramine is designed to do. Food service establishments that hand wash dishes typically have three sinks: one for washing with detergent, one for rinsing in plain water, and the third is a dip in sanitizer solution which is not rinsed off. Steramine is what would be in that third sink.