Safer with Science

Same Scientific Expertise. Different Place.

Ecolab Science Certified applies the same science-backed expertise to helping prevent the spread of infection at hospitals to the places you go every day.

The Ecolab Science Certified seal is grounded in scientific research and innovation. Every day, Ecolab experts work to develop new ways to keep you safer.

1,200

R&D scientists, engineers and technical specialists

13,900

cumulative years of innovating at Ecolab

16

global research centers

9,700

patents

Creating Clean Starts in the Lab:

Meet the Scientists Behind the Science

Linda Homan

Sr. Manager Clinical Affairs, Healthcare, RN, BSN, CIC

Linda is responsible for applied clinical research, the development of clinical and educational solutions, and the incorporation of clinical best practices in all healthcare offerings. She is a registered nurse, is board certified in infection control and has been active in the field of infection prevention and control for over 25 years.

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Dr. Andy Cooper

SVP RDE Global Institutional

Dr. Andy Cooper is senior vice president of Research, Development and Engineering for Global Institutional and Specialty groups with Ecolab, serving a wide range of customers including hotels, restaurants, long-term care facilities, schools, commercial buildings, and grocery markets. Andy joined Ecolab in 1998 and has been responsible for diverse innovation and customer support teams across Ecolab’s corporate technology, industrial, healthcare, life sciences and institutional groups. 

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Lisa Robinson

VP Global Food Safety and Public Health

Robinson is a recognized industry expert in food safety and public health protocols and strategies. She leads a global network of divisionally aligned food safety and public health team members and is responsible for the functional leadership of the company’s food safety and public health strategies. She joined Ecolab in 2019 and previously held positions in food safety and quality assurance at Target Corporation, Pepsi Bottling Group, General Mills, Inc. and Schreiber Foods, Inc.

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Dr. Elaine Black

Director, Food Safety and Public Health, Policies and Programs

Dr. Elaine Black is director of Food Safety and Public Health for Ecolab. She is a microbiologist and currently leads food safety and public health program and policy initiatives. In 2020, she worked with the Center for Biocides Chemistry to develop a list of COVID-19 disinfectant products that would later become the basis for EPA’s List N – products expected to kill SARS-CoV-2.

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Mandy Sedlak

Senior Manager Public Health & Food Safety, EcoSure

Mandy is the Food Safety and Public Health Manager for EcoSure, an Ecolab Division, responsible for Health Department response, foodborne illness response and food code interpretation, and providing education and recommendations to help customers adopt best practices and mitigate risks in the day-to-day operations.

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Sima Hussein

Director Food Safety, Food Retail

Sima Hussein is a food safety professional, trained in food science, food safety and microbiology. Sima joined Ecolab in 2013 and has been leading the training and customer standards (audit services) programs for the last 3 years. Her responsibilities encompass training and managing the audit services growth, quality and data analytics for the over 340,000 audits conducted annually by the Food Retail Services division.

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A clean surface is more than meets the eye.

We develop solutions that clean, sanitize and disinfect many different surfaces from laundry to tile.

Removes Soil

A clean surface is more than meets the eye.

We develop solutions that clean, sanitize and disinfect many different surfaces from laundry to tile.

Removes Bacteria

A clean surface is more than meets the eye.

We develop solutions that clean, sanitize and disinfect many different surfaces from laundry to tile.

Destroys Bacteria & Viruses

You have to understand a specific germ in order to eliminate it. Our microbiologists spend more than 50,000 hours each year studying emerging pathogens and other germs.

More than 50,000 hours studying micro-organisms.

Our hospital disinfectants and hand hygiene solutions go through full scientific review, rigorous testing and regulatory approval to help protect the places you eat, stay, play and shop.
Our scientists conduct thousands of tests to find out how best to apply cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting solutions.
Products only work where they make contact.
Ecolab offers one of the broadest portfolio of solutions proven to kill the COVID-19 virus, including hospital disinfectants and food-contact sanitizers that can kill the virus in 15 seconds.
Fastest product proven to kill the COVID-19 virus.
A clean restaurant starts with a staff trained on up-to-date public health and food safety practices.
Our team of scientists develop products like Sink & Surface Sanitizer that kill the COVID-19 virus on surfaces so that they are safe and ready for food preparation.

Kills COVID-19 virus in 15 seconds.

Practices like disinfecting tables and chairs in between every meal help make the dining experience safer by reducing exposure to germs.
Elevated practices.
High-touch objects throughout the restaurant are cleaned regularly with hospital disinfectants.
Disinfect frequently touched surfaces.
Highly trained Ecolab food safety and public health specialists check program requirements throughout the restaurant.
Check clean everywhere it matters.
Diners and restaurant workers should use hand sanitizer stations and wash hands frequently.
Clean hands are safe hands.
Our hospital disinfectants and other sanitizers use precision dosing dispensers to eliminate guess work for hotel staff – helping support a consistent level of cleanliness.
Help ensure a consistent clean.
Hotel-specific training modules educate staff on important factors like how long to to leave a disinfectant on a surface and safe laundry handling.
Enhanced public health training focuses on thorough and frequent disinfection of high-touch objects.
Disinfect frequently touched surfaces.
Hotel staff and guests should wash their hands frequently and use hand sanitizer stationed throughout the property.
Clean hands are safe hands.
One of the broadest portfolios of products proven to effectively kill the virus that causes COVID-19.
Hospital disinfectants proven to kill the COVID-19 virus in 15 seconds.
The Ecolab Science Certified audit verifies cleaning practices and procedures are being followed across the property.
Check clean everywhere it matters.
Practices like cleaning and disinfecting shopping carts help prevent the spread of germs.
Practices like social distancing help keep guests safe.
High-touch areas throughout the store are cleaned and disinfected regularly with hospital disinfectants.
Disinfect frequently touched surfaces.
Store employees and customers should wash hands frequently and use hand sanitizer to help prevent the spread of germs.
Clean hands are safe hands.
Employees are trained on relevant food safety and public health topics.
Deliver food safety and public health protection.
Highly trained Ecolab public health and food safety experts verify cleaning practices and procedures with Science Certified audit.
Check clean everywhere it matters.

The Ecolab Difference

The Ecolab Science Certified program is backed by deep scientific expertise that goes beyond products. The program includes:

One of the broadest product portfolios proven to kill the COVID-19 virus, including hospital disinfectants and food-contact sanitizers, offered as part of a suite of science-based products and practices.

A requirement that employees are trained on current public health and food safety cleaning and disinfecting practices and procedures.

Ecolab’s Sink & Surface Cleaner Sanitizer is proven to kill the COVID-19 virus in just 15 seconds.

 

Protocols created to support a higher level of cleanliness informed by Health Canada and developed by our team of food safety and public health experts backed by decades of expertise helping keep hospitals, restaurants and hotels clean.

An independent audit by an Ecolab food safety and public health specialist to verify practices and products are being used correctly and additional support and training to resolve any gaps.

A dedicated seal that gives you confidence that your choice is backed by Ecolab science.

*COVID-19 can be transmitted person-to-person through air droplets, and as such social distancing and face coverings are appropriate to mitigate that risk.