Pro-San L

PRO-SAN® L  EPA Reg # 71094-2

PRO-SAN® L Fruit & Vegetable Cleaner and Food Contact Surface Sanitizer is EPA registered. It has the highest safety rating as seen from its label that does not have any signal word such as DANGER, WARNING, CAUTION etc. used on everyday household chemicals. (The signal words such as caution, warning or danger underline the risks of using the products). It is free of SILVER and safe for use on produce.

It is made only with Food Grade Ingredients approved by the FDA and USDA. It kills 99.999% bacteria and will not leave residue making fruits and vegetables safe for you to eat. PRO-SAN® L does not destroy nor alter vitamins, antioxidants, phytochemicals and other nutrients present in fruits and vegetables.PRO-SAN® L is approved as a no-rinse sanitizer; you can safely sanitize the food contact surfaces without additional need for rinsing with water. Its chelating property removes toxic metals.


Product Info

Is it safe to use PRO-SAN on fruits and vegetables?
PRO-SAN is safe and non-toxic to wash fruits and vegetables. It is made only from USDA and FDA approved food ingredients and/or food additives. It does not contain Chlorine (bleach) or Quaternary Ammonium Compounds (QUATS). It is not soap and will not leave residue on fruits and vegetables.

How do I use PRO-SAN Powder?
PRO-SAN powder institutional pouch makes about 8 gallons (30L) of solution with tap water. The entire pouch needs to be used at the same time, since ingredients may separate during transportation.
Immerse fruits and vegetables in PRO-SAN solutionfor at least one minute, and then rinse with water. The solution may be used for several batches of produce at the same time.
To sanitize food contact surfaces like counters, dishes, utensils,sinks, drains, cutting boards apply PRO-SAN solution for at least one minute. NO NEED TO RINSE with water.

How does PRO-SAN work?
PRO-SAN works in three ways:
Cleaning: It cleans away the dirt and soil that may be present on fruits and vegetables
Antimicrobial agent: It kills 99.999% of the bacteria on contact.
Chelating agent: It binds to chemical on produce and washes them away when rinsed.
Makes produce cleaner and look brighter.

Will PRO-SAN alter the taste of my fruits and Vegetables?
PRO-SAN is odorless and colorless; it will not alter the taste or impart any color to fruits and vegetables.
Can I wash organic produce with PRO-SAN ?
Organic produce though grown organically can be contaminated with bacteria from the soil or water and handling during shipping. PRO-SAN will not alter the vitamins and nutrients in the produce. It will not leave behind residue on fruits and vegetables.

How is PRO-SAN used commercially?
PRO-SAN solution is used to clean produce before packaging to individual stores. It is used as a misting agent on produce to decrease bacteria count and shrinkage and increase shelf life of fruits and vegetables.
As a no-rinse sanitizer it is used to treat any surface that comes in contact with food.
Restaurants, Lunch rooms and Cafeteria: sinks, drain and cutting boards, counter tops, forks, knives, dishes, utensils, and salad preparation surfaces in kitchens
Dairies and Food Processing Plants as well as for soft ice cream, juice, and vending machines; breweries: does not reduce foam-head.
Nursing homes and Day care centers

Is PRO-SAN safe to use around children and the elderly?
Yes. PRO-SAN is safe for the young and the old alike.

Lab Results

Comparison of Microbicidal Efficiency of PRO-SAN® and HYPOCHLORITE (Bleach)
(99.999% Kill in 30 Seconds)
Test Bacteria
Hypochlorite 50 ppm
Aeromonas hydrophila
ATCC 7965
Escherichia coli
Listeria monocytogenes
ATCC 7644
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
ATCC 10145
Salmonella typhimurium
ATCC 7823
Shigella sonnei
 ATCC  9290
Vibrio cholerae ATCC
ATCC 9458
Yersinia enterocolitica
ATCC 23715
Tested using the in-vitro suspension test (essentially by the A.O.A.C. Germicidal and Detergent
Sanitizer Test as modified by Lopes, 1986 (J. Dairy Science, 69:2791-96). CHLOROX® was used
as the source of available Cl2 (hypochlorite). The test interprets lethal activity greater than 99.999%
as PASS and less than 99.999% as FAIL.