PathoSans® Solutions Certifications & Efficacy Reports


  • Woolsafe Approved. Green Seal Approved.


  • PathoClean® meets Green Seal™ Standard GS-37 based on effective performance, concentrated volume, minimized packaging and protective limits on: VOCs and human & environmental toxicity.
  • PathoClean is WoolSafe® approved
  • OU Kosher approved
  • PathoClean Cleaning Performance Test - Successful
    • ASTM D4488-95, A2 standard
  • PathoClean Glass Cleaning Performance Test – Total soil removal with no streaking, no smearing
    • Consumer Specialty Products Association (CSPA) DCC 09 categories: soil removal, smearing, and streaking
  • PathoClean Ocular Irritation Test – Non-irritating
    • Bovine corneal opacity and permeability in vitro test method to identify severe eye irritants/corrosives: Accepted by U.S. agencies in 2008; OECD TG 437 (2009)
  • PathoClean Dermal Irritation Test – Non-irritating
    • EpiDerm™ in vitro human skin model skin irritation test: Accepted by U.S. via OECD TG 439


  • EN 14885
  • EN 1650 – Candida albicans
  • PathoClean Biofilm Removal
    • ISO/TS 15883-5: 2006 Annex F (Pseudomonas aeruginosa CIP A 22 biofilm)
    • PathoClean at 40°C, after 30 minutes of contact time, reduces 97% of the initial amount of proteins 
    • PathoClean at 40°C, after 15 minutes of contact time, the number of viable bacteria remaining within the biofilm is below the detection limit of the counting method (<1.8 log10) 
  • Registration in Germany of PathoCide® at Industry Association for Hygiene and Surface Protections (IHO)



>6 log reduction:

  • Listeria
  • E. coli
  • MRSA
  • Streptococcus
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa

>5 log reduction:

  • Salmonella

>4 log reduction:

  • Norovirus
The testing was conducted as per AOAC Method 961.02 (AOAC Official Methods of Analysis; 2005) and ASTM E1053 "Standard Test Method for Efficacy of Virucidal Agents Intended for Inanimate Environmental Surfaces"


>5 log reduction within 10 seconds of contact:

  • E. coli
  • MRSA
Disinfection efficacy rate testing was conducted as per ASTM 2315-08 "Standard Guide for Assessment of Antimicrobial Activity Using a Time-Kill Procedure".


Food contact surface sanitizer test:

  • Salmonella enterica Typhi
  • Staphylococcus aureus
Testing was conducted as per AOAC 955.16 "Chlorine Equivalency Method for Sanitizers Test"

PathoClean followed by PathoCide

>6 log reduction:

  • C. difficile
  • Norovirus
  • MRSA
  • Salmonella
  • E. coli
Protocol is based on ASTM E2111-00 "Standard Quantitative Carrier Test Method to Evaluate the Bactericidal, Fungicidal, Mycobactericidal and Sporicidal Potencies of Liquid Chemical Germicides."

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