Sanitizers and disinfectants are products that provide an agent to inactivate microorganisms on surfaces in the home, workplace, or public place. These products kill bacteria, viruses, mold, and other microbes.
Some of these products are not effective against spores. Sanitizers are designed to reduce the number of microorganisms on inanimate surfaces. Disinfectants are designed to destroy the ability of microorganisms to cause disease-causing effects.
Sanitizers are substances that are applied to inanimate surfaces, to prevent or inhibit the growth of bad bacteria. Disinfectants are chemicals that are applied to inanimate surfaces, which are often used to kill bad bacteria.
The benefits of using sanitizers/disinfectants include nontoxic formulas, no unpleasant odor, and can be used on nearly all materials.