Category: Jan/San

clorox shelf life

Understanding Clorox Shelf Life and Decoding Date Codes

Did you know that many Clorox products are labeled with a manufactured date? Did you also know that this date corresponds to a specific Clorox Shelf Life for each product? This is intended to ensure the integrity of the product, in relation to both efficacy and performance. To maintain efficacy, inventory must be properly rotated (FIFO) to avoid any potential issues with expired product, as typically there are no returns on these products. Included below is a list of Clorox SKUs with their maximum shelf life, which should be used to monitor Clorox inventory. You can also view and download...

jan-san rebates

Incentivize Your Sales With Q4 Jan-San Rebates

Take the (Rebate) Money and Run As the calendar pages continue to fall from 2014, we find ourselves crossing over into the final quarter of the year. While most of us may have outgrown Trick-or-Treating, we’re never to old for tax-free incentives! Just in time for Halloween, the fourth quarter jan-san rebates are now available. Only a small fraction of eligible customers take advantage of these rebate offers, which equals out to hundreds of thousands of dollars left on the table each quarter. Don’t be someone who walks away from free money- if you’re buying it anyway, you may as...

urine remover

128 oz. Sprayer Adds to Clorox Urine Remover’s Cleaning Power

If you are unfamiliar with Clorox Urine Remover, now is definitely the time to learn about the product that is revolutionizing the removal of organic stains and odors. Besides being ideal for restrooms (including porous surfaces like grout) it can also be used on mattresses, carpets, laundry, and other absorbent soft surfaces without damage. Where other products have missed the mark, Urine Remover comes through as an odor fighting, stain removing hero. For more information on why the Clorox Urine Remover is so effective, read our prior post, New Clorox Urine Remover Takes on Unpleasant Jobs with Ease. Clorox Urine Remover’s...

Kutol Innovates and Improves Hand Care Products

Kutol Dispenser Upgrades When they received multiple comments that the base of the refill dock on the Counter-Mount Dispenser was causing some rusting issues, Kutol sought a solution.  They replaced the stainless steel sleeve with a chrome-plated pump housing, creating a more durable alternative.  Additionally, the pump assembly itself is now made of durable plastic parts. In addition to improving the pump, Kutol also eliminated the adhesive gasket on the base of the Pump Assembly, after determining that a bead of waterproof silicone caulk would hold up better over time.  For more information and a video tutorial, please see the...

mosquito-control

Buzz Off! Summer Tips for Mosquito Control Awareness Week

National Mosquito Control Awareness Week When it comes to stopping mosquitoes, people will try almost anything.  Those blood sucking insects can ruin a camping trip, an outdoor BBQ, and just about anything that involves evening outdoor activity.  To raise awareness of the importance of controlling the mosquito population to reduce the number of diseases that people contract from them, the AMCA (American Mosquito Control Association) has declared that this week to be National Mosquito Control Awareness Week! There are many suggestions online for “natural” repellents, but the majority of these have not been scientifically proven.  To help you find a real...

q3-vendor-rebates

Save Money and Grow Sales with Q3 Vendor Rebates

As the second quarter is winding down, it’s time to check out all the great rebate opportunities for third quarter.  As always, the quarterly vendor rebates can be found in our Knowledge Warehouse on the Quarterly Vendor Rebates page. Simply click on the vendor to see a listing of all their current rebate opportunities. To make it even easier to view the new third quarter rebates, a full listing of all them with a brief summary has been included below. Clorox Back-to-School Rebate – This end-user rebate offer is valid until the end of August and covers several cleaning products.  Purchase up to 3 cases...

DSR’s Product Guide for Automotive Service Professionals Week

This week we salute those men and women whose knowledge and expertise keeps us on the road! The National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) has declared the week of June 9-15 to be National Automotive Service Professionals Week. Created in 2005, it’s a day where we stop and appreciate all of their hard work– for without them, the sales person’s journey from A to B would not be possible. Odds are, you spend more time being their customer than they spend being yours, but if you don’t already have a steady stream of Automotive Service Professionals on your list of customers, we’ve...

Clorox Healthcare Bleach Germicidal Cleaner Kill Claim

We have exciting news regarding Clorox Healthcare Bleach Germicidal Cleaners!  The EPA has reinstated their claim that the Germicidal Cleaners can kill the C. diff spore in 5 minutes.  C. diff (Clostridium difficile) causes diarrhea and is spread through hand contact.  People in a healthcare environment are at a greater risk especially when present for longer periods of time. The following is part of a press release from Clorox with more details: We are very pleased to inform you that Clorox, with the approval of the EPA, has reinstated the C. difficile spore kill claim to the product label of the Clorox...

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Cast Your Vote for Manager of Distinction!

Facilities Cleaning Decisions magazine is looking for your nominations! Do you have an in-house department manager who is deserving of recognition? Are you yourself a hard-working department manager in the Jan/San industry? Read on for details on how you (or your peer) could be recognized in the upcoming issue of Facility Cleaning Decisions as a Manger of Distinction! Nominations must be received by May 28. See below for additional details from CleanLink. From now until May 28th, nominate yourself or a peer as a Manager of Distinction. After all, our industry needs some kudos! The more details you provide, the...

Lysol APC with Bleach – Coming Soon, to Distribution!

According to the CDC, Norovirus is the leading cause of illness from contaminated food, while C. Diff (clostridium difficile), a dangerous HAI (hospital-acquired infection), is linked to over half a million illnesses each year and is growing harder to treat. These diseases spread through typical methods, such as not washing hands or using gloves properly, and then surfaces become contaminated from dirty hands– easily spreading these diseases to food and people (CDC). Stopping this spread is imperative, which is why Reckitt-Benckiser has developed the new Lysol Professional APC with Bleach for hard surfaces, which is effective in killing C. Diff spores in...