Global Biorisk Advisory Council Publishes Cleaning Validation and Auditing Resource Guide and Directory
ROSEMONT, Ill.—October 10, 2022—The Global Biorisk Advisory Council™ (GBAC), a Division of ISSA, today released its Validation and Auditing Technology Resource Guide and Directory. The new resource guide serves to educate industry professionals about the current and emerging technologies for cleaning validation and auditing. It is available complimentary to ISSA members and GBAC customers.
“With cleaning for health more important than ever, it is important to audit and validate a cleaning program’s efficacy,” said GBAC Senior Director Dr. Gavin Macgregor-Skinner. “We are excited to offer this resource to ISSA members, GBAC customers, and the industry as a whole to make it easier for them to identify the best partners for their cleaning performance validation and auditing needs.”
This publication includes education regarding cleaning validation and auditing technologies, environmental hygiene monitoring, and data collection and analysis. Some technologies outlined include ATP portable microbiological tests, quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR), air pathogen detection, fluorescent marking, sensors, software, and more.
Several GBAC STAR™ Registered Technologies have participated in this initiative. Products that have achieved the GBAC STAR Registered Seal have been assessed by the GBAC Scientific Advisory Board for scientific validity, usability, practicality, safety, and efficacy.
GBAC STAR Registered Technologies included in the resource guide and directory are:
- AllClir Sensors by AllClir
- AnniList® by Annihilare Medical Systems Inc.
- Biosafety Intelligence System by Poppy Health Inc.
- EnSURE™ Touch by Hygiena
- GeneCount® Q-16 by LuminUltra Technologies Ltd.
- Highlight by Kinnos
- Kikkoman A3 by Kikkoman Biochemifa Co.
- Optisolve Ltd.
Exclusive Participating Technologies referenced in the resource guide and directory are:
- 2nd Generation ATP® by LuminUltra Technologies Ltd.
- 3 Rings of Defense by ThinkLite
- Cleancode, Powered by CORA Technologies
- CleanTelligent Software
- Clean-Trace Hygiene Monitoring and Management System by 3M Health Care
- DAZO® Environmental Monitoring and Verification System by Ecolab Inc.
- Mero Technologies Inc.
- Smart InspectTM and Simple Check™ by Core America
- UVC Dosimeters by Intellego Technologies.
The GBAC Validation and Auditing Technology Resource Guide and Directory is available at no cost to ISSA members and GBAC customers at https://gbac.issa.com/validation-and-auditing-technology-guide-and-directory/.
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 www.gbac.org.
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 www.issa.com 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.