Office of Inspector General

Report: EPA Needs a Risk-Based Strategy to Assure Continued Effectiveness of Hospital-Level Disinfectants

Report #16-P-0316, September 19, 2016

What We Found

EPA-registered hospital disinfectants help suppress microbes that cause thousands of serious illnesses every year.

Report Materials​​

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