1Can OdoBan® be used in the washing machine?
Yes, OdoBan® Disinfectant and Odor Eliminator Concentrate can be used in the rinse cycle to freshen, soften and deodorize clothing. We recommend pouring OdoBan® Concentrate into the fabric softener dispenser to deodorize and soften laundry, as well as, eliminate static cling. Four to eight ounces of OdoBan® Concentrate is recommended for a large load in a standard washer, but for HE washers that use much less water, 4 ounces should be sufficient.
2Does OdoBan® eliminate pet urine smells?
Yes, OdoBan® Disinfectant and Odor Eliminator Concentrate deodorizes and eliminates pet urine odors. When using on carpets, use 32 ounces per gallon of water (1:3). For urine, feces and vomit on carpet and upholstery, spray product on affected areas, allow 10 minute contact time. Then blot with clean cloth and allow to dry. Test hidden area for colorfastness prior to use.
3Is OdoBan® safe for pets?
OdoBan® Disinfectant and Odor Eliminator Concentrate is trusted by many pet owners, veterinary clinics, and animal shelters. OdoBan can be used in homes and facilities with pets. However, please allow these areas to completely dry before letting dogs, cats, or other pets back into the area. If you cannot avoid letting pets back into the area right away, then follow mopping with a plain water rinse.
4Will OdoBan® remove cigarette, cigar, and other smoke odors?
Yes, OdoBan® Disinfectant and Odor Eliminator Concentrate is excellent for eliminating cigarette and cigar smells. OdoBan® can be applied to soft surfaces like carpet, upholstery and curtains to deodorize. Test a small inconspicuous area for colorfastness before applying to a larger area. Spray hard surfaces such as countertops, sinks, tubs, mopping floors and washing walls. OdoBan® can be used on any washable surface. If you plan to repaint the walls, follow the deodorizing application with a plain water rinse before painting.
5Does OdoBan® kill germs?
Yes, OdoBan® Disinfectant and Odor Eliminator Concentrate kills 99.99% of germs on hard, non-porous, non-food contact surfaces in 60 seconds. These germs include streptococcus pyogenes (strep), escherichia coli 0157:H7 (E. coli) (pathogenic strain), listeria monocytogenes, staphylococcus aureus (staph) and klebsiella pneumoniae.
6Should OdoBan® Concentrate always be diluted before use?
Yes, OdoBan® Disinfectant and Odor Eliminator Concentrate is quite concentrated and should always be diluted. A good multipurpose solution is 5 parts water to 1 part concentrate. This makes a powerful deodorizer, as well as a disinfectant for hard, nonporous surfaces.
7Can OdoBan® be used as a disinfectant on granite countertops?
Yes, OdoBan® Disinfectant and Odor Eliminator Concentrate can be used on natural stone countertops to disinfect. Mix 5 ounces of concentrate per gallon of water to make a sanitizing and disinfecting solution. Allow surface to remain wet for 60 seconds to kill viruses, and 10 minutes to kill bacteria.
1How do you mix OdoBan® Concentrate to make a solution to use in a spray bottle?
To make a use dilution of OdoBan® Disinfectant and Odor Eliminator, simply mix OdoBan Concentrate with water according to the Use-Solution Preparation Chart on the label. To make a solution equivalent to OdoBan Ready-to-Use Spray, mix 5 parts water to 1 part concentrate. Never mix OdoBan® or any cleaning product with other chemicals.
8Can OdoBan® Concentrate be used in carpet cleaners?
For cleaning carpets, we recommend OdoBan® 3-in-1 Carpet Cleaner. However, OdoBan® Disinfectant and Odor Eliminator Concentrate can be used in carpet extraction cleaning machines to deodorize carpet. It is recommended that a small area be tested for colorfastness before applying an OdoBan solution to an entire rug or carpeted area. Discoloration is rare, but possible. Recommended solution for this application is 8 ounces per gallon of water. Do not mix OdoBan® with other cleaning or deodorizing chemicals; mix with water only. Do not use OdoBan® in equipment which heats the solution. Rinse vessels of machine with water after use to prevent residual product from mixing with product that may be used in the future.
9Does OdoBan® kill mold and mildew?
OdoBan® Disinfectant and Odor Eliminator Concentrate is a mildewstat and controls mold and mildew growth or prevents occurrences when sprayed regularly, about once a week. OdoBan® Disinfectant and Odor Eliminator Concentrate kills the Athletes Foot Fungus, but is not labeled as a fungicide or mildewcide for any other organisms.