Approved Disinfectants for Forbid Fabrics


Many of the following disinfectants listed are on the CDCs approved list ( that continues to grow and have shown to do minimal to no damage when used appropriately.


Important notes:

  • Cleaners/Disinfectants should only be used in the dilutions recommended by the manufacturer and never in concentrated form.
  • After each application, disinfectants should be thoroughly wiped off with clean water and dried with a clean towel. Any chemical residue left on a surface can cause discoloration and degradation to the surface of the fabric.

The following disinfectants are safe to use with the Forbid topcoat with minimal to no damage to the surface of the material.

•    Bleach 1:5 (20% bleach)
•    Bleach 1:9 (10% bleach)
•    Bleach-Rite® Disinfecting Spray
•    CaviCide™
•    CaviCide1™
•    CaviCide™ AF
•    Clorox® Broad Spectrum Quaternary Disinfectant Cleaner
•    Clorox® Healthcare Bleach Germicidal Cleaner
•    Clorox® Healthcare Bleach Germicidal Wipes
•    Clorox® Healthcare EZ-KILL® Wipes
•    Clorox® Healthcare VersaSure® Cleaner Disinfection Wipes
•    Clorox® Hydrogen Peroxide Cleaner Disinfectant Spray
•    Clorox® Hydrogen Peroxide Cleaner Disinfectant Wipes
•    PDI Sani-Cloth® AF3 Germicidal Disposable Wipes
•    PDI Sani-Cloth® HB
•    PDI Sani-Cloth® Plus
•    PDI Sani-Cloth® Prime Germicidal Disposable Wipe
•    PDI Super Sani-Cloth®
•    PDI Super Sani-Cloth® Bleach Germicidal Disposable Wipes
•    Purell® Healthcare Surface Disinfectant
•    Purell® Multi-Surface Disinfectant
•    Vert-2-Go ED
•    Virox AHP 5
•    Virox PREempt™ RTU
•    Virex® II 256
•    Virex® Plus One-Step Disinfectant Cleaner & Deodorant
•    Wayne® Concept 256N
•    Wex-Cide 128

Cleaning After Disinfection:
The following cleaners should be used with a soft cloth or damp sponge to remove chemical residue.
•    Hand dishwashing soap and water

Please note that all these agents should be followed up with soap and water to remove residue.




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