Surface Compatibility

Compatibility on Healthcare Surfaces


Compatibility on Healthcare Surfaces

Metals, plastics, laminates and more: Numerous materials are found in healthcare facilities. To help you make the best disinfectant choices for protecting your patient environment and keeping your surfaces clean, our scientists have tested each of our disinfectants on these materials.

Medical Device Manufacturers That Endorse Clorox Healthcare

Clorox Healthcare works with leading medical equipment manufacturers to test our disinfectants on their equipment. Browse by equipment type to locate the Equipment Endorsement Guide you want:

Equipment Endorsement Guide Downloads

Surface Compatibility Education and Resources

At Clorox Healthcare, we are constantly evolving our formulas to improve surface compatibility without making efficacy trade-offs.

We also encourage our customers to speak with medical equipment manufacturers about the importance of designing equipment that can be effectively disinfected. The resources referenced on this page are designed to help you navigate the topic of surface compatibility in your facility.

Manufacturer Spotlights

Kwalu incorporates rigorous surface compatibility testing with stylish furniture design for healthcare facilities. Clorox Healthcare® disinfectants are approved for use on all Kwalu furniture.


Eastman sets the standard for plastics compatibility testing with its four-step methodology. Eastman Tritan™ copolyester, used in a variety of medical equipment, is compatible with Clorox Healthcare® disinfectants.

Prime Medical’s bleach-friendly line of cubicle curtains, bed linens, scrubs, lab coats and patient gowns retain a sanitizing shield of chlorine after each wash in any EPA-registered bleach, without fading the fabric. Compatible with Clorox Healthcare® Fuzion® Cleaner Disinfectant and Clorox® Germicidal Bleach.

INFAB partnered with Clorox Healthcare to demonstrate excellent compatibility on all lead aprons under clinical settings. Testing was performed over a 10-week period and showed no damage to the aprons.

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