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Common disinfectant chemical compatibility with stainless steel

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Not all disinfectants are appropriate for all microorganisms you'd like to kill, and the same goes for the surface they are applied to. Some chemicals can stain, pit, and/or rust your stainless steel surface of your Clean Bench or Biosafety Cabinet (BSC) with repeated use, leaving a hard to clean work surface. Here's a handy chart of commonly used cleaners and their compatibility with 304 and 316 Stainless Steel.