PRO-SAN SLC Institutional Concentrate

PRO-SAN® SLC is highly concentrated institutional product for washing fruits/ vegetables. It is completely biodegradable and has been certified by the US Dept of Agriculture for 97% content of biobased material. For use one ounce (29.57 mL) is diluted with water to make four gallons and can be easily dispensed with automatic meters. The product is exclusively made using food grade GRASS and other food additive ingredients approved by the EPA, FDA and USDA on fruits, vegetables, and raw agricultural commodities. The product enhances natural color of fruits and vegetables. Red and green colors appear intensified.

The ready-to-use PRO-SAN® SLC is colorless, odorless, biodegradable, shelf-stable, and free of animal products PRO-SAN® SLC is free of v.o.c.s (volatile organic compounds).(Free of v.o.c.s means pollution free breathing indoors & in enclosed spaces). PRO-SAN® SLC does not react covalently with organic matter. It does not alter or destroy organic food by chemical oxidation.  Unlike most oxidizing chemicals (bleach-hypochlorite, chlorine dioxide, per-acetic acid, hydrogen peroxide & ozone) used on produce, PRO-SAN® SLC leaves vitamins, phytochemicals and other nutrients of fresh fruits and vegetables in natural condition.


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 Cl(hypochlorite). The test interprets lethal activity greater than 99.999%
as PASS and less than 99.999% as FAIL.