Definitions for "SANITIZING"
reducing the microbial population on the surface of equipment to a level where they do not contaminate the product
Treatment to kill microorganisms. Includes rinsing, soaking, spraying, or wiping the surface with a sanitizing solution. Surfaces should be properly washed and rinsed before they are sanitized. An unclean surface cannot be effectively sanitized because soap and soil inactivate sanitizing solutions.
one of the 5Ss used for workplace organisation. Sanitising is the act of cleaning the work area. Dirt is often the root cause of premature equipment wear, safety problems and defects.
The process of removing bacteria and conditions conducive to infection and disease.