Clorox Healthcare products with EPA-approved claims against CRE

A number of Clorox Healthcare disinfectants have EPA-approved claims against some common CRE.

Product            EPA Reg. No.     Klebsiella


Escherichia coli
Enterobacter cloacae
Clorox Healthcare® Bleach Germicidal Wipes 67619-12 30 sec 30 sec   30 sec  
Clorox Healthcare® Bleach Germicidal Cleaner Spray 56392-7 1 min 1 min   1 min 1 min
Clorox Healthcare® Fuzion® Disinfectant Cleaner 67619-30 1 min 1 min     1 min
Clorox Healthcare® Hydrogen Peroxide Cleaner Disinfectant 67619-24 30 sec 30 sec   30 sec  
Clorox Healthcare® Hydrogen Peroxide Cleaner Disinfectant Wipes 67619-25 30 sec 30 sec   30 sec  
Clorox Healthcare® VersaSure® Cleaner Disinfectant Wipes 67619-37 2 min   2 min    
Clorox® Total 360® Disinfecting Cleaner 67619-38   2 min      
CloroxPro™ Clorox® Clean-Up® Disinfectant Cleaner with Bleach (Spray) 67619-17 30 sec        
CloroxPro™ Clorox® Disinfecting Spray 67619-21 3 min        
CloroxPro™ Clorox® Germicidal Bleach 67619-32     5 min 5 min 5 min


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