At Elston Cleaning LLC, we care about your health and safety. Due to the current outbreak of COVID-19, we would like to share the following information.
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. Symptoms, which include fever, cough and shortness of breath, may appear from 2 to 14 days after exposure. Fortunately, coronaviruses are enveloped viruses, meaning they are one of the easiest types of viruses to kill with the appropriate disinfectant product and common sense steps like washing your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, avoiding touching your face with unwashed hands, and avoiding close contact with people who are sick.
For further information, please visit the Center for Disease Control’s COVID-19 website at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/index.html?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2F
The situation surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak in Illinois is changing rapidly. Elston Cleaning LLC will follow the recommendations of global experts, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH). For further information on the Illinois outbreak, please go to http://www.dph.illinois.gov/topics-services/diseases-and-conditions/diseases-a-z-list/coronavirus.
Under the EPA-approved emerging viral pathogens program, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has put together a list of EPA-registered surface disinfectant products for use against SARS-CoV-2, a coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The information about the approved products (known as “List N: Disinfectants for Use Against SARS-CoV-2”) may be found at https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2020-03/documents/sars-cov-2-list_03-03-2020.pdf.
In accordance with CDC and EPA guidelines, Elston Cleaning LLC uses the following COVID-19 killing products:
LYSOL POWER TOILET BOWL CLEANER (EPA REGISTRATION NO.: 777-132)
CLOROX CLEAN-UP CLEANER + BLEACH (EPA REGISTRATION NO.: 5813-105)
According to the CDC, diluted household bleach solutions, alcohol solutions with at least 70% alcohol, 3% hydrogen peroxide, and most common EPA-registered household disinfectants should be effective. The American Chemistry Council's (ACC) Center for Biocide Chemistries (CBC) made a list of products approved by the EPA for use against emerging enveloped viral pathogens and can be used during the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. This list may be accessed at https://www.americanchemistry.com/Novel-Coronavirus-Fighting-Products-List.pdf.
Elston Cleaning LLC uses the following products:
MEMBER’S MARK HAND SANITIZER (Ethyl Alcohol 70% v/v)
CLOROX DISINFECTING WIPES (EPA REGISTRATION NO.: 5813-79)
BLEACH (1/3 CUP BLEACH TO 1 GALLON WATER)
ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL (70% SOLUTION)