GBAC STAR Registered Programs & Technology

GBAC Registered

GBAC now offers manufacturers and other companies the opportunity to have their programs or technologies that support a high-performance cleaning and maintenance regimen achieve the GBAC STAR™ Registered Seal. The successful registration provides assurance to customers and manufacturers/companies, that the program or technology has been assessed by the GBAC Advisory Council Scientific Board for scientific validity, usability, practicality, safety, and effectiveness related to claimed uses.

Who is eligible to become a GBAC STAR™ Registered Technology or Registered Program?

To be eligible as a GBAC STAR™ Registered Technology, an application must include a list of claims and problem statements the offering is addressing, evidence that the offering will make an effective contribution in support of a hygienic indoor environment and demonstrate advantage over existing offerings in terms of the program’s or technology’s claimed effectiveness, significant cost savings that may result from its use,  and the health and safety of the person using the program or technology in the field.

To be eligible as a GBAC STAR™ Registered Program, the program should be able to provide relevance how the program/programs align with the GBAC STAR™ Facility Accreditation program, describing which of the 20 elements will help or support an organization with its GBAC STAR™ accreditation. The program must also include supporting evidence that:  

  • The program or technology performs as claimed;
  • The program will contribute to a high-performance cleaning regimen that maintains a hygienic indoor environment
  • The program or technology has advantages over existing offerings in terms of the program’s or technology’s claimed effectiveness or significant cost savings that may result from its use.

What does it mean to be a GBAC STAR™ Registered Technology or Registered Program?

Successful GBAC STAR™ Registrations provide assurance to customers and manufacturers, that the registered program or technology has been assessed by the GBAC Advisory Council Scientific Board for scientific validity, usability, practicality, safety, and effectiveness for its claimed uses.

Companies that have achieved registration for their technology or program will be able to use the GBAC STAR Registered Seal on the product or program documentation.

gbac labeling
gbac labeling

The GBAC Advisory Council Scientific Board will assess:

  1. Scientific validity and efficacy and the program or technology’s claimed effectiveness
  2. Safety and compliance with existing and applicable standards and guidelines
  3. Usability, practicality, implementation, and training
  4. Environmental compatibility and sustainability
  5. Marketing language and claims

Being a GBAC STAR Registered Technology* or Registered Program provides a compliance path to become GBAC STAR accredited.

Benefits of being a GBAC STAR Registered Technology* or Registered Program include:

Registration Fee:

ISSA Members

  • 1 Item: $3,500
  • 2-4 Items: $2,975 per item
  • 5+ Items: $2,625 per item

Non-Members

  • 1 Item: $5,000
  • 2-4 Items: N/A
  • 5+ Items: N/A

Annual renewal fee: $1,500

Please email us at [email protected] if you have questions.

Step 1

Download and complete our Programs & Technology template. Choose the template that matches the registration you’re applying for below. This template must be completed first.

Step 2

Begin your application by clicking the button below. You’ll be required to upload the completed template during the application process. Make sure the information is thorough and accurate.

Step 3

Submit your application by filling out the form. Once you’re finished, someone from our team will reach out to you promptly. We look forward to receiving your application.

*Disclaimer: GBAC STAR™ Registered Technology and Registered Programs do not address pesticide devices, disinfectants, or hand sanitizers as defined by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) or U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).