Evaluation: PDI Sani-Cloth HB Disinfectant Wipes

November 7, 2018 | Evaluations & Guidance

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Here's how PDI Sani-Cloth HB Disinfectant Wipes compare with the other products we've evaluated.

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PDI Sani-Cloth HB Disinfectant Wipes disinfect hard, nonporous surfaces in a healthcare environment. We did not assign an overall star rating for this or any of the other evaluated products. Any overall rating would largely depend on the product's performance—in particular, how long a reasonably large surface remains wet after being wiped down compared to the product's specified contact/wet time. However, there is debate over whether a surface being disinfected must stay visibly wet; for example, recent studies have challenged the notion that visible wetness is required to kill pathogens. Therefore, we did not provide a judgment for the Performance category or assign an overall star rating for any product. Please see our Guidance Article How Much Does Surface Wetness Matter When Using Disinfectant Wipes? for further discussion.

This product demonstrates a major advantage for proving effectiveness against a large number of pathogens causing common healthcare-associated infections. However, it lacks a...

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