PureChem™ Tested Organisms

PureChem™ contains a unique antimicrobial technology which effectively controls bacteria, viruses, fungi, mold, algae and yeasts on a wide variety of treated articles and substrates. The base active ingredient is registered with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and comparable regulatory bodies around the world. The antimicrobial has been used safely and effectively in all areas from construction to retail, as well as hospital applications. This sheet has been prepared in response to numerous requests for a list of microorganisms against which the technology is effective. They were selected to provide a test spectrum which is representative of all significant types and varieties of microorganisms.

Acinetobacter calcoaceticus Aspergillus flavus
Aspergillus fumigatus
Aspergillus niger
Aspergillus terreus
Aspergillus versicolor
Bacillus cereus
Bacillus subtilis
Brucella abortus
Brucella cania
Brucella suis
Campylobacter jejuni (ATCC 29428) Chaetomium globusum
Citrobacter diversus
Clostridium perfringens
Corynebacterium bovis Enterobacter agglomerans Escherichia coli O157:H7(ATCC 29428) Escherichia coli (ATCC 11229) Haemophilus influenzae Haemophilus suis
Klebsiella pneumoniae (ATCC 4352)
Lactobacillus casei
Leuconostoc lactis
Listeria monocytogenes (ATCC 35152)
Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus (MRSA) (ATCC 33592)
Micrococcus sp.
Mucor sp.
Mycobacterium smegmatis
Mycobacterium tuberculosis Penicillium albicans
Penicillium chrysogenum
Propionibacterium acnes
Proteus mirabillis
Proteus vulgaris

Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Pseudomonas aeruginosa PDR-10
Pseudomonas cepacia
Pseudomonas fluorescens
Rhizopus nigricans
Salmonella choleraesuis
Salmonella typhosa
Salmonella typhi (ATCC 6539)
Salmonella sonnei
Shigella sonnei (ATCC 11060)
Staphylococcus aureus (ATCC 6538) (pigmented) Staphylococcus aureus (ATCC6538) (Non-pigmented)
Staphylococcus enterica (ATCC 10708) Streptococcus faecalis
Streptococcus mutans
Trichoderma flavus
Tricophyton interdigitalie
Tricophyton mentagrophytes
Vancomycin resistant Enterococcus faecalis
(ATCC 51299)
Vibrio cholera (ATCC 14035)
Xanthomonas axonopodis (pathovar citri)(citrus Canker) (USDA permit No. 46190)
Yersinia enterocolitica (ATCC 23715)

†Adenovirus Type 5
*Avian Influenza
A/Turkey/Wisconsin (ATCC VR-798)
‡Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus (BVDV)
•Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) (Duck Hepatitis B Virus-DHBV)
‡Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) (Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus-BVDV)
†Herpes Simplex Type 1 (Sabin)
*Human Coronavirus (ATCC VR-740, strain 229E)
*Human Immunodeficiency Virus, HIV-1, strain
HTLV-IIIB, (associated with AIDS)

†Influenza A2 (Japan 305/57)
*Laryngotracheitis (LT-IVAX)
*Newcastle Disease Virus (strain H.J. Roakin, 1946)
*SARS associated Coronavirus (ZeptoMetrix)
†Vaccinia (Wyeth)

Aerobasidium pullulans Anabaena cylindrica B-1446-1C Cladosporium herbarum
Fusarium nigrum
Fusarium solani
Gliocladium roseum
Gloeocapsa magma
Gonium sp. LB 9c
Oospora lactis
Oscillatoria borneti LB143
Penicillium citrinum
Penicillium elegans
Penicillium funiculosum
Penicillium humicola
Penicillium Notatum
Penicillium variabile Schenedesmus quadricauda Stachybotrys atra

Chlorella vulgarus
Pleurococcus sp. LB11
Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Selenastrum gracile B-325
Volvox sp. LB 9

This data is provided solely to assist you in understanding the capabilities of the base technology and is not a warranty. Laboratory testing is performed in a controlled environment and may or may not be representative of real world conditions. Effectiveness against an organism should not be interpreted as eliminating, controlling, minimizing or otherwise affecting health conditions which may be associated with specific organisms.

• Protocols for Testing the Efficacy of Disinfectants against Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) (EPA, Federal Register, Vol. 65, No. 166,  8/25/2000, p. 51828).
‡ Protocol for Testing Disinfectants against Hepatitis C Virus using Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus as approved by the U.S. EPA on August 15, 2002.
* U.S. E.P.A. Pesticide Assessment Guidelines, Subdivision G: Product Performance, 1982, Section 91-30, pp. 72-76.
† Virucide Assay (EPA, Federal Register 10, No. 123, 6/25/75, p. 26836)

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