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Battling the Flu with Botanicals’

Effective Germ and Odor Removal Products

Can EPA registered botanical wipes disinfect surfaces to help from spreading the Flu?

A germaphobe’s take on Benefect Botanicals Disinfectant Wipes.

Benefect Botanical Broad Spectrum Disinfectant Products

Why use wipes over sprays?

It’s convenient. An employee or homeowner can use the single-use wipes without needing paper towels or rags.

The wipes can help prevent cross-contamination on surfaces where germ control could be an issue.

Why use wipes over sprays?

It’s convenient. An employee or homeowner can use the single-use wipes without needing paper towels or rags.

The wipes can help prevent cross-contamination on surfaces in cases where germ control could be an issue.

The wipes can help prevent cross-contamination on surfaces where germ control could be an issue.

The germ removal claims look good

According to the label, Benefect Disinfectant Wipes has been tested and is EPA registered to kill over 99.99% of bacteria. Is effective against Staph, Salmonella, Pseudomonas, E-coli, and Flu (Influenza -H1N1).

Germ remover EPA registered botanical
  • Kills Over 99.99% of Germs
  • Virucidal (HIV-1)
  • Bactericidal (Including MRSA)
  • Fungicidal, Tuberculocidal
  • Made From Plant Extracts
  • Pleasant Aromatherapeutic Vapors
  • No Synthetic Fragrances, Dyes or Bleach
  • Without Cautions/Warnings on The Label or MSDS Sheets
  • No PPE required for use
  • Mixing not Required

Product Safety

According to the label, the safety concerns are very low.

Stated on the Benefect ™ website, there have been no confirmed cases of allergic reaction or skin sensitization.

HMIS Hazard Ratings:
HEALTH: 0
FLAMMABILITY: 0
REACTIVITY: 0

Best practices to use proper PPE items like gloves, masks, and eye protection.

How to use

Simple directions:

TO CLEAN: Wet the surface with the wipe & wipe clean.

TO SANITIZE & DEODORIZE:

1. Use to sanitize/deodorize hard, nonporous non-food contact surfaces. Wipe surface; use enough wipes for treated surfaces to remain visibly wet for 30 seconds.
2. Let surface dry. No rinsing is required (even on food contact surfaces). For highly soiled surfaces, clean excess dirt first.

TO DISINFECT:

1. Wet the surface with the wipe.
2. Leave visibly wet for 10 minutes. Allow to air-drying. No rinsing is required (even on food contact surfaces).


Usage areas

Can be used on all hard, non-porous surfaces (metals, glass, fiberglass, plastic, vinyl and similar polymers, glazed tiles, painted or sealed surfaces, finished woodwork, laminated surfaces, sealed marble, and similar stone or stone-like composites) food preparation surfaces, plastic cutting boards, counter-tops, tables, sinks, fixtures, light switches, cabinets, door knobs & handles, bed frames & rails, computer keyboards & mice, children’s non-porous toys, highchairs, changing tables, pet areas, toilet seats, garbage cans, foot spas, boat surfaces, and sports equipment.

STORAGE/DISPOSAL: Tightly close lid between uses to retain moisture. Dispose of wipe in trash after use. Do not flush. Non-refillable container. Do not reuse or refill this empty container. Offer empty container for recycling. If recycling is not available, discard in trash.

Conclusion

My experiences with using botanical products has been in the odor removal space.

After looking into the claims for germ removal and safety of the product, I can foresee suggesting to people with concerns regarding chemical sensitives or what is put into the environment, botanical products can be a good choice to try for themselves.

Hopefully the information above is helpful !


The story behind the product

Of the 28 Amazon customer reviews as of 3/1/2020 — 91% gave a Five Star Rating

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