Frequently Asked Questions

Does SteriCide™ RTU Sterilant kill COVID-19?

SteriCide™ RTU Sterilant is included on the EPA’s “List N,” meaning it is proven effective against emerging viral pathogens such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (2 SARS-CoV-2) and can be used to prevent COVID-19.

Can SteriCide™ RTU Sterilant be used on my grill to get the grease off?

Yes, SteriCide™ RTU Sterilant is very useful as a degreaser and can get the grease off of your grill.

Does SteriCide™ RTU Sterilant create a barrier that lasts afterwards or is the area or thing sterilized immediately susceptible to germs, virus and bacteria?

SteriCide™ RTU Sterilant leaves no residual barrier, but it does kill 100% of all microbial life in under 3 minutes. After the kill time is over, you can either let dry naturally or wipe down.

What are the active ingredients in SteriCide™ RTU Sterilant?

The active ingredients in SteriCide™ RTU Sterilant are hydrogen peroxide and peracetic acid.

Can SteriCide™ RTU Sterilant be used on my carpet to remove stains?

Yes, SteriCide™ RTU Sterilant is safe to use on carpet stains. As always, we recommend spot testing a small area before application if you are concerned.

Is SteriCide™ RTU Sterilant safe to use on granite countertops?

Yes, SteriCide™ RTU Sterilant is safe to use on all non-porous surfaces, including granite countertops.

How long after I spray SteriCide™ RTU Sterilant should I wait until my pets walk on it?

If you let SteriCide™ RTU Sterilant dry naturally, it is safe after 20 minutes. If you need the area sooner, you can wipe it dry after 3 minutes of letting it sit and disinfect. After 3 minutes, all microbial life forms are dead, you can pat dry, and it is safe for your pets to walk on.

What does RTU stand for?

"Ready To Use". No dilution or other modification necessary before use.

Can SteriCide™ RTU Sterilant be diluted?

No. SteriCide™ RTU Sterilant is an EPA registered Sterilant and intended to be used in it's current form.