First Technologies and Programs Achieve GBAC STAR Registered Designation

ROSEMONT, Ill.Oct. 28, 2021—The first organizations have achieved the GBAC STAR™ Registered Technology & Registered Programs designation from the Global Biorisk Advisory Council, (GBAC), a Division of ISSA. These products and programs have been recognized as meeting a high standard of cleaning, disinfection, and infectious disease prevention. The GBAC STAR Registered Seal promotes resilience and provides added assurance for facility managers and service provides who are dedicated to cleaning for health. Twenty additional companies are in the process of achieving the GBAC STAR Registered designation.

The technologies and programs that have achieved GBAC STAR Registered Technologies & Registered Programs designation include:

  • AirV2™ Clean Air Dispersion System from Germfree is an air filtration system designed to provide clean air in large indoor spaces.
  • AllClir Sensors from AllClir are disinfection testing devices that help cleaning professionals confirm whether a chemistry application has reached the recommended wetness levels, ensuring that disinfectants are applied correctly
  • eWAVE® Intelligent Fiber (i-fiber) from Creative Products International is a revolutionary intelligent fiber proven to remove 99.9% bacteria while 4D Cleaning™ hard surfaces.
  • Gene Count Q16/SARS-CoV-2 Direct Surface Kit from LuminUltra uses qPCR technology to test up to 16 samples for target microorganisms and identify total count.
  • KOLO™ Smart Monitoring System from GP PRO monitors whether chemical dispensers are stocked and fixtures are functional.
  • Onvation Smart Restroom System from Kimberly-Clark Professional is a software solution that monitors and analyzes restroom conditions, enabling facility staff to proactively control and optimize restroom servicing.

“The GBAC STAR Registered Technology & Registered Programs designation helps facility managers and building service contractors identify vetted technology and services to keep facilities safe and their visitors healthy,” said GBAC Executive Director Patricia Olinger. “These newly registered offerings represent the best in cleaning and disinfection products and programs to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and other illnesses.”

GBAC STAR Registered Technology & Registered Programs Seal confirms that equipment, products, or programs meet safety and health guidelines. Organizations that wish to receive the designation must provide a list of claims and a problem statement the offering is addressing, evidence that the offering contributes to preventing the spread of COVID-19 or any other diseases, and demonstrate an advantage in efficacy, cost, health, and safety over existing products and services.

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About GBAC, a Division of ISSA

Composed of international leaders in the field of microbial-pathogenic threat analysis, mitigation, response and recovery, the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC), a Division of ISSA, provides training, guidance, accreditation, certification, crisis management assistance and leadership to government, commercial and private entities looking to mitigate, quickly address and/or recover from biological threats and real-time crises. The organization’s services include biorisk management program assessment and training, Forensic Restoration® response and remediation, the GBAC STAR™ facility and service accreditation programs, training and certification of individuals and consulting for building owners and facility managers. For more information, visit

About ISSA

With more than 10,500 members—including distributors, manufacturers, manufacturer representatives, wholesalers, building service contractors, in-house service providers, residential cleaners and associated service members—ISSA is the world’s leading trade association for the cleaning industry. The association is committed to changing the way the world views cleaning by providing its members with the business tools they need to promote cleaning as an investment in human health, the environment and an improved bottom line. Headquartered in Rosemont, Ill., USA, the association has regional offices in Mainz, Germany; Whitby, Canada; Parramatta, Australia; Seoul, South Korea; and Shanghai, China. For more information about ISSA, visit or call 800-225-4772 (North America) or 847-982-0800.




For more information, contact ISSA Director of Communications Jill Nuppenau at [email protected]; phone, 847-982-0800 Ext. 1367.