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Now Live! A New Resource to Help Families Understand Good Chemistry

Do you know the important benefits of antimicrobials? These great products of chemistry do more than you think! Antimicrobials, also known as biocides, help prevent the growth and spread of microbes. Different classes of antimicrobials kill many disease-causing viruses, bacteria, and fungi, support material preservation and prevent microorganism growth in manufacturing and industrial processes.

In short — from helping stop the spread of disease, to treating drinking water, to preserving home goods — antimicrobials help keep families safe. That’s why the Center for Biocide Chemistries (CBC) recently launched GoodChemistryLivesHere.com, a consumer-oriented website that provides important, factual information about antimicrobials.

This easy-to-understand resource provides information on the benefits of antimicrobials, explaining how they are used in the home, public spaces, such as healthcare facilities and schools, and industrial settings. The new website helps advance CBC’s mission of promoting the benefits of antimicrobials and protecting public health.

Key features of the new website GoodChemistryLivesHere.com include:

  • Global, scientific perspective: Learn how and why antimicrobials are used in homes, medical facilities and public spaces, from the CBC, a leading international science and industry group. Established in 1986, the CBC represents more than 50 companies that manufacture and/or formulate antimicrobial products.
  • Key benefits of antimicrobials: From ensuring safe drinking water to destroying harmful bacteria and viruses in healthcare facilities and homes, antimicrobials are vital tools that protect public health. Beyond their uses as disinfectants, antimicrobials play an important role in promoting sustainability by preserving products to extend their useful lives.
  • Important safety information on antimicrobials: Because antimicrobial product safety is a number one priority, antimicrobials are continuously evaluated by their producers and are highly regulated by the government. Learn more about current regulations.
  • Mobile experience: Optimized, streamlined web pages on GoodChemistryLivesHere.com provide an easy way for users to scroll for antimicrobial information, whether viewing on mobile devices or desktop.

The CBC wants the public to have access to information, especially when it comes to ensuring people understand the safe and effective use of antimicrobials. We encourage you to check-out this great resource for you and your family. Visit GoodChemistryLivesHere.com today!

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