Sanitizing is the process of reducing the number of microorganisms that are on a properly cleaned surface to a safe level. A safe level is defined as a 99.999% reduction of the number of disease microorganisms that are of public health importance.
Dilute mixtures of chlorine bleach and water or chemical agents designed specifically for this type of cleaning are common and cost-effective methods for sanitizing equipment in food processing operations. When used properly, they can be a very effective methods of killing microorganisms. However, an operator needs some type device to introduce the sanitization chemicals into the equipment.
The Pentair Everpure® JT Cartridge is the preferred way to introduce its popular ScaleKleen® Scale Remover or other sanitizing agents such as bleach into water-using appliances through an existing Everpure filter head.