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Do We Know Enough About the Safety of QUAT Disinfectants?
AUGUST 2, 2020

This is an article about the safety of quat disinfectants. It discusses concerns that these chemicals may not be safe for humans, despite their widespread use. Studies have

shown that quats can disrupt cellular processes and harm reproduction and development in animals.

Common Disinfectant Wipes Expose People to Dangerous Chemicals, Research Reveals
MAY 11, 2023

This is an article about the dangers of disinfectant wipes. It discusses the chemicals used in disinfectant wipes and the health risks associated with exposure to them. The main chemicals of concern are quaternary ammonium compounds (QACs), which are linked to a variety of health problems, including infertility, birth defects, and asthma. QACs are also not very effective at killing germs and may contribute to the development of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

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SPORTS DESK: UNM adding Clean Spray Technology to athletic buildings
JULY 20, 2020 7:10PM MDT

The University of New Mexico Athletics are adding new technology to help keep their facilities safe. UNM Head Baseball Coach Ray Birmingham helped bring this new technology to UNM, as he has a relationship with one of the engineers at CleanSpray Technologies.

Danger of Quats

Quaternary Ammonium Disinfectants:  Even During the Pandemic, “Quats” Should Not Be Used Around Children
APRIL 2021

Susan Kaplan, Research Assistant Professor at UIC School of Public Health takes a deeper dive into assessing the health risks of using common cleaning agents containing quaternary ammonium compounds (“quats”), and the particular danger they pose to school-age children.

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