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VersaQuat™ Disinfectant Comparison Chart


One Step Cleaner & Disinfectant VersaQuat™ is an EPA-registered, RTU (ready-to-use) one-step disinfectant and cleaner which utilizes well-established and accepted quaternary ammonium chemistry with acceptable residue and safety profiles. With broad-spectrum, best-in-class efficacy claims (30 kill claims), VersaQuat™ delivers consistent quality and intuitive usage. Recommended for use as a standard disinfectant as part of a [Read More…]

VersaQuat™ One Step Ready-to-Use Cleaner & Disinfectant

VersaQuat_Application Shot

VersaQuat™ is an EPA-registered, RTU (ready-to-use) one-step disinfectant and cleaner that is an effective solution for cleaning and disinfecting needs. With broad-spectrum, best-in-class efficacy claims, VersaQuat™ delivers consistent quality and intuitive usage, making it an ideal choice for a disinfectant rotation program. In addition, no strong odor, harsh chemicals, or toxins provide flexibility for use [Read More…]

EZ Bleach™ Disinfectant Tablets Comparison Chart


Bactericidal & sporicidal bleach alternative disinfectant in an effervescent tablet form EZ Bleach™ is a solid-form, safer alternative to traditional bleach that is EPA-registered and included on List N, the EPA’s index of products certified for use against SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19. EZ Bleach™ comes in an easy-to-use 5g tablet.  When mixed in [Read More…]

Do Berkshire products use PFAS compounds?


Do Berkshire products use PFAS compounds? No, Berkshire Corporation does not knowingly use PFAS* compounds in any part of the manufacturing of these products. Since PFAS compounds are not intentionally added to any of Berkshire’s final products, routine testing for their presence or absence in the final products is not conducted.** *Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances [Read More…]

What is Electrostatic Discharge (ESD)?


Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) is a type of contaminant. Some say it is an even worse contaminant than particulates. It is a sudden flow of electricity between two electrically charged objects caused by contact. ESD can cause damage to electronic devices used in many industries, such as electronics (televisions, stereos, computers, semiconductors, digital cameras, and integrated [Read More…]

PureSorb® is a hydrophilic cleanroom wiper – what does that mean?

PureSorb Foam Wipes

Put simply, hydrophilia is the love of water. It is the property of absorbing water, having a strong affinity for water. What this means for PureSorb® is that it attracts and readily absorbs water molecules or other liquids on contact. This wipe is recommended for use in ISO Class 3 (Class 1) – ISO CLASS [Read More…]

What Wiper Do You Recommend for Cleaning Product Surfaces and Production Surfaces?

Semiconductor manufacturing with robotic arms

The cleaning requirements for cleanrooms in non-healthcare industries like microelectronics and aerospace – where critical component manufacturing occurs – allow wipers to get by with either 6% IPA or 100% IPA solutions. However, these non-healthcare industries have more than just gowning room and environmental surfaces to clean, which can tolerate 6% IPA. These can be [Read More…]

What wiper do you recommend for Gowning Room Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)?

Since the gowning room involves personnel arriving or leaving in street clothes and changing into and out of cleanroom outfits, the activity level and the load of the particles from street clothing will cause this environment to be “dirtier” than the production area. So, it’s crucial to take preventative measures in this area also. Therefore, [Read More…]

Cleanroom Mop Assembly Instructions


A guide for assembling the Cleanroom Mop Cart with Buckets, Ergonomic Flat Mop Wringer, and Ergonomic Flat Mop. STEP 1.Open package and make sure all parts are included: cart, buckets (x2), handle, wheel brakes (x2),screw, lock washer, lock nut. STEP 2.Install wheel brakes: depress the wheel brake from the back of the wheel until the [Read More…]