2.3 Describe how and when disinfecting agents are used.
Cleaning and disinfection of surfaces which have been in contact with animals, poultry or organic material is a vital element in controlling bacterial and viral diseases, and ensuring the wholesomeness and safety of foods. [ The thoroughness of per-disinfection cleaning is the most important determinant of the efficacy of disinfection processes.Disinfectant users and officials responsible for
the use of disinfectants musthave clear goals and a sound plan of action. They must choose appropriate products, properly clean and prepare the site, and take the necessary steps to ensure the safety of animals, humans, equipment and the environment. They must also objectively evaluate the results of disinfection procedures.Safe and effective disinfectant strategies require an understanding of the actions and toxicological hazards of the chosen products, a clear plan of action,regulatory discipline, conscientious documentation, responsible supervision and post-disinfection testing. Disinfection procedures and policies must meet legal and environmental requirements and the changing expectations of society.
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