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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Disinfection and Sterilization

These FAQs were developed from the webinar "Disinfection/Sterilization: A Primer With a Focus on Use in Healthcare Facilities" held on December 9, 2020. 

Disinfectant Toxicity

These FAQs were developed from the webinar "Toxicity of Chemical Disinfectants Encountered in Everyday Life" held on February 24, 2021. 

Hand Sanitizers

FAQs coming soon! 

Sanitizers (Hand), Disinfectants, and Reproductive Health

These FAQs were developed from the webinar "Disinfectants, Sanitizers, and Reproductive Health" held on July 7, 2021.

Disinfecting Devices

These FAQs were developed from the webinar "Disinfecting Devices and Best Practices" held on September 8, 2021.


Fact Sheets 

Coming soon!








Series Co-Hosts

American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT) 
Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units (PEHSU)





This presentation was supported by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and funded (in part) by the cooperative agreement award number 6 NU61TS000296-02-01 from the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR).

The content in this presentation represents the views of the presenter. It does not represent the views of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)/ATSDR and does not represent endorsement by CDC/ATSDR of the purchase of any commercial products or services that are mentioned.