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BenzaRid FAQ's


What is BenzaRid?

BenzaRid is a Hospital-Grade disinfectant that is proven to destroy Avian Influenza H1N1, H5N1 virus, MRSA, HIV/ AIDS, HSV 1 & 2, Hepatitis B & C, and Human Coronavirus after 10-minutes of surface contact.

For fungicidal performance, BenzaRid is effective on hard, non-porous surfaces with a 10-minute contact time against Candida, Albicans, & Trichophyton mentagrophytes (Athlete's foot fungus/cause of Ringworm), making it the perfect option for gym mats and dojos.

What is It made of?

Octyl Decyl Dimethyl Ammonium Chloride

Didecyl Dimethyl Ammonium Chloride

Dioctyl Dimethyl Ammonium Chloride

Alkyl (C14 - 50%; C12 - 40%; C16 - 10%)

Dimethyl Benzyl Ammonium Chloride

Do I need to wipe down the areas that have been sprayed?

Treated surfaces must remain wet for at least 10 minutes and then either allow to air dry or wipe up excess liquid. Do not breathe in the spray. Rinse with potable water (drinking water) after use on surfaces that come into contact with food. Rinsing floors are not necessary unless they are to be coated with a finish or restorer.

How do I apply BenzaRid?

Apply undiluted solution with a brush, cloth, sponge, or mechanical spray device to wet all surfaces thoroughly to clean and disinfect. Let stand ten minutes after application. All BenzaRid products come with a spray device included.

What areas of my home/business are safe to apply BenzaRid?

This all-purpose cleaning solution is great for every home and commercial setting for executing cleaning responsibilities for a safe and germ-free environment. For heavily soiled areas, a preliminary cleaning is required.  This formula works great on walls, floors, and other hard, non-porous surfaces such as chairs, counter-tops, sinks, glazed tile, glazed porcelain, and even bed frames.

What kind of facilities is BenzaRid made for?

BenzaRid is made for facilities of any size and comes in a variety of sizes:

BenzaRid 32oz

Great For: An Apartment Or Small Home (1-3 Rooms)




-Living rooms


-Car Interiors

 BenzaRid 1 Gallon

Great For: Medium to Large Homes (4-8 Rooms)





-Car Seats


BenzaRid 4 Gallon Set

BenzaRid 5 Gallon Pail

BenzaRid 32 Gallon Drum

BenzaRid 55 Gallon Drum

Great For: Large Buildings, Large Spaces



-Child Care Centers


-Industrial-Sized Kitchens

Do you ship internationally?

Yes. BenzaRid can ship to almost every country in the world.

What forms of payment do you accept?

All major credit or debit cards. Bulk orders will be handled by the CEO and payment will be arranged at the time of placing an order.

What does it mean to have an “approved kill claim?”

Once a disinfectant gets officially EPA-registered, it allows us to legally promote the disinfecting virus-killing claims on our product's packaging and advertising.

What are the steps to killing mold from walls, surfaces, etc.? Will this product also remove the stain left by the mold?

BenzaRid will kill all black mold, however, it does not get the black color out. It is 100% possible to kill black mold without changing its color. Only bleach or high strength hydrogen peroxide with bleach the color out, however, neither bleach nor the high strength hydrogen peroxide will kill the mold!

BenzaRid can prevent the spread or regrowth if the water problem is fixed. BenzaRid kills black mold without bleaching the mold out. The proper process of getting rid of the mold for good starts by killing all of the growth first. The second step is to thoroughly clean the area with bleach or high-strength peroxide, this step will diminish or remove the stain left behind by the mold. The last step is to respray with BenzaRid disinfectant as a safeguard. This will prevent the regrowth or spread of the mold once the original water problem has been fixed. Some mold remediators may go over the area with a fungicidal sealant which is a fungicidal coating to fully prevent mold regrowth in the future especially in high humidity areas.

Is BenzaRid safe to ingest?

No, BenzaRid is not safe for ingestion. If for any reason you ingest this product, seek medical attention immediately.

Can I add this to the laundry? if so, how much (I have one of those small, portable washers that I use in the tub)?

You can add this to laundry to disinfect anything cloth including clothing. Use 2-4 cups in a typical laundry machine run on a long cycle with hot water.  Hot water is best for sanitizing and sterilizing the material, however, if the material cannot be washed in hot water, it is fine to wash it as the directions call for. Use 1/4 of the typical laundry detergent you would normally use including ‘High Efficiency’ detergent. Run cycle and make sure soapy feel is out of the material. If it feels soapy then run it again with NO detergent. Then dry as usual.

Can I use this product in a fogger? What type of fogger do I need to use with BenzaRid?

We do have many customers that use a cold fogging device to apply BenzaRid. Currently fogging devices are difficult to find on the market, however, they are out there if you try hard enough.

Types you can use with BenzaRid:


You can use Ultra Low Volume (UVL) cold foggers, regular cold foggers, electrostatic foggers, and spraying devices. Some customers have also used High Volume Low Pressure (HVLP) "gun" in conjunction with pressurized air devices to apply BenzaRid as well.

ULV foggers are a good way to fog, however, electrostatic devices are the “crème-de la-crème” of fogging. Electrostatic foggers work by electrostatically charging particles of BenzaRid and reducing the micron size significantly. The electrostatics’ properties effectively charge particles causing them to "bind" to surfaces. Those particles adhere to just about any surface for much longer periods.

Please keep in mind that you must wear a P100 rated respirator if you are going to atomize the product and stay in the room while using these devices with BenzaRid.

The only thing that we would NOT recommend with our BenzaRid is a heat-based fogger. Because of the heat, the machine will quickly destroy the disinfectant, therefore rendering it ineffective.


How much of this would you need to use in a fogger?


Unfortunately, this is a subjective question because it depends on several factors. The amount of BenzaRid needed varies widely depending on the types of fogger used, as well as taking into consideration the size of the room or area to be fogged.

For instance, a 20’x20’ room might only need to fog for 20 minutes vs a warehouse, which could potentially need hours to run. It all hinges on the flow rates of the fogger and the size of the area.

For that same reason, the quantity is also very subjective. Most contractors who fog for sterilization and disinfection start with 1-2 gallons on smaller rooms/areas as opposed to a warehouse, which could take several 5-gallon pails or more.

You must wear N95/P100 organic vapor respirators if staying with the machine for any length of time. Once the fogging is finished, air out the area and allow the space some time to dry. Once the dry process is complete, the space is safe to be used right away.


What has our company done to keep your employees productive and safe during the Coronavirus outbreak?

We have taken every precaution to make sure all of our team members are as safe as they possibly can be. Practicing social distancing, allowing for extended ‘sick time’ for those feeling under the weather, wearing masks and providing masks to visiting guests, as well as sanitizing our facility daily with Covid-19 killing BenzaRid are all steps we have taken to ensure our employees and customers stay safe and healthy.