NCL White Paper Reports

NCL is proud to provide "White Paper Reports" on topics of current interest and problems to the janitorial markets. This information is timely and will provide background, additional insight and solutions for the subjects discussed. Our goal is to provide education so you can make informed decisions.

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NCL® Disinfectants - Use with Electrostatic Sprayer

Many of the questions we take in technical support are about how to spray or apply our disinfectants. Can we use an Electrostatic Sprayers? EPA does intend to control the methods of application for pesticides through specific language on the labels. Unfortunately, they don’t use terms like electrostatic sprayer, so we must interpret what the EPA registered label does say and what they mean.

NCL® Avistat-D™
and Novel Coronavirus 2019

EPA has confirmed that the 2019 novel coronavirus-Wuhan (also 2019-nCoV) has met the conditions outlined in EPA’s emerging viral pathogens guidance and has triggered the emerging viral pathogen policy. NCL® Avistat-D™ (EPA Reg # 1839-83-2296) has demonstrated effectiveness against viruses similar to SARS-CoV-2 (Coronavirus), the cause of COVID-19 Disease on hard non-porous surfaces. Therefore, this product can be used against SARS-CoV-2 (Coronavirus), the cause of COVID-19 Disease when used in accordance with the directions for use against Canine Parvovirus on hard, non-porous surfaces.
Refer to the CDC website (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html) for the most up-to-date information.



2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Chinese authorities identified the new coronavirus, which has resulted in more than a thousand confirmed cases in China, including cases outside Wuhan City. Additional cases have been identified in a growing number of other international locations, including the United States. The US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is closely monitoring the situation and provides comprehensive and timely updates.



MRSA sheet MRSA Facts... And SOLUTIONS

What is community-associated MRSA (CA-MRSA)? Staph and MRSA can also cause illness in persons outside of hospitals and healthcare facilities. MRSA infections that are acquired by persons who have not been recently (within the past year) hospitalized or had a medical procedure (such as dialysis, surgery, catheters) are know as CA-MRSA infections. Staph or MRSA infections in the community are usually manifested as skin infections, such as pimples and boils, and occur in otherwise healthy people.



Stone Care Solutions Hot Tip

Rock Hard and Diamond Gloss represents a breakthrough in maintaining any natural floor. Floors of marble, limestone, terrazzo and some granite surfaces will greatly benefit from the use of this 2-part system. Understanding how this system works will help you to dramatically improve the appearance of your natural floor surface.




Rock Hard Applications Technical Paper

NCL ROCK HARD is quite a versatile product. It is both a hardener and a densifier, and works with marble, limestone, many granites, engineered stone, concrete and terrazzo. ROCK HARD will harden the surface of all of these substrates, providing a longer lasting shine when polished. It also densifies the body of these materials, dramatically increasing the stain resistance of the surface.



Natures Solution Technical Bulletin

Nature’s Solution Bio-Enzymatic Deodorizer Digester from National Chemical Laboratories is an advanced combination of genetic engineering, biochemistry and formulation technology; all combined to safely clean and maintain free-flowing plumbing, drain lines, pipes and traps, grease traps and septic tanks...or wherever waste and soils and malodors are a present or future, potential problem.