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Do disinfectants interfere with ATP testing?

Posted: 11 December 2023 | | No comments yet

Do disinfectants and sanitizers Interfere with ATP testing? The effects of eight frequently used compounds on commercial ATP-based hygiene monitoring systems

When using ATP measurements to monitor cleaning results, the reliability of the test result is key. Residues of disinfectant or sanitizers can severely impact the results and lead to wrong conclusions about the effectiveness of the cleaning program. At the highest recommended disinfectant concentrations, inhibition of ATP detection is a significant issue for three of the five systems, whereas the two Millipore systems performs well at such concentrations.


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