How Do You Navigate the EPA List of Approved Disinfectants?

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There are plenty of cleaning products out there, but which ones work best isn’t always apparent, especially when it comes to fighting germs. Fortunately, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) maintains detailed lists of disinfectants and the uses they’ve been approved for. The organization even maintains a webpage for disinfectants that have been shown to potentially kill the coronavirus.

While the EPA’s resources are helpful, the sheer amount of information they present can be confusing. To understand how to navigate the EPA’s list of approved disinfectants, there are a few things you should know about how the EPA rates disinfectants and what that information means.