- •Children in childcare settings are vulnerable to environmental health risks.
- •Evidence-based guidelines are needed regarding surface disinfection in child care.
- •Currently recommended disinfectants do not disinfect against all child care–relevant organisms.
- •Peroxide products have less potential for respiratory toxicity than bleach or quats.
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☆Funding: This publication was supported by the cooperative agreement award number U61TS000238-04 from the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR). Its contents are the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR).
☆Conflicts of interest: None to report.