This will depend on the pathogen, but Citrus II kills germs starting at 30 seconds and up to 10 minutes.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Can the Germicidal Cleaner be used to mop floors?
Yes. Be sure to rinse or mop clean with water after using to remove residue.
Does the Germicidal Cleaner have to be wiped off?
Yes, you will need to wipe surfaces clean after use to remove residue. If being used on a surface where you’ll have food, you’ll need to rinse with water as well.
Should I dilute the Germicidal Cleaner?
No, diluting Citrus II will decrease its efficacy.
Is Citrus II Germicidal Cleaner EPA registered?
Yes, EPA Registration # 1839-83-6899.
Does Citrus II Germicidal Cleaner kill C-diff?
Citrus II Germicidal Cleaner has not been tested against C-diff.
What is the shelf-life of Citrus II Germicidal Cleaner?
While this product does not expire, we recommend using it within three years to guarantee effectiveness.
Does Citrus II Germicidal Cleaner expire?
No, this product does not have a shelf life or expiration date.
Is Citrus II Germicidal Cleaner a concentrate?
No, Citrus II Germicidal Cleaner is a ready-to-use formula, and should be used full-strength with no dilution.
Where to purchase CPAP Mask Cleaner and/or wipes?
These products are available online at Amazon.com and CPAP.com, as well as by phone through CPAP.com at (800) 356-5221.
Can Citrus II Germicidal Cleaner be used to clean tanning beds?
Yes, as long as the instructions are followed.
Does Citrus II Germicidal Cleaner kill COVID-19?
Do Citrus II Germicidal Wipes kill COVID-19?
Citrus II Germicidal Wipes utilize a different formula than the Germicidal Cleaner. The wipes formula has not been tested against COVID-19.
Are Citrus II products cruelty free?
Yes, all of our products are cruelty free!
Can you use directly on skin?
No, our Citrus II Germicidal Cleaner is not for topical use and should not come in contact with skin.
Are the Germicidal Cleaner and CPAP Mask Cleaner the same product labelled for different uses?
No, our Citrus II Germicidal Cleaner is not the same product as our Citrus II CPAP Mask Cleaner. The formulations and uses differ.
Does this actually contain any citrus?
Yes, this product does contain citrus.
Does Citrus II Germicidal Cleaner kill parvovirus?
Yes, when used as directed, our Citrus II Germicidal Cleaner kills parvovirus in 10 minutes.
Can Citrus II Germicidal Cleaner be used on fabric, carpet or clothing?
Our Citrus II Germicidal cleaner is designed for use on hard, nonporous surfaces and has not been tested for use on fabric, carpet or clothing.
Is Citrus II Germicidal Cleaner a concentrated product?
No, this product is not concentrated. Diluting will decrease efficacy.
Does Citrus II Germicidal Cleaner contain bleach?
This product does not contain bleach.
Is Citrus II CPAP Mask Cleaner antibacterial?
No, this product is not a registered disinfectant and is designed to clean, not kill.
Can Citrus II Germicidal Cleaner be used with a fogger?
Unfortunately our Citrus II Hospital Germicidal has not been tested for the fogger application method. So we are not able to say whether it will or will not work due to regulatory constraints.
Does the Citrus II Germicidal Cleaner contain ammonia?
No, this product does not contain ammonia.