OPTIM® 1

The Perfect Balance. No compromise between efficacy and low toxicity.
Active Ingredient: 0.5% Hydrogen Peroxide

With a 1 minute broad-spectrum contact time, OPTIM 1 is one of the fastest and most effective cleaner & intermediate level disinfectants. It is listed as a category IV, the EPA’s lowest toxicity category. OPTIM 1 provides the confidence that you are compliant and mindful of patients, staff, equipment and the environment without compromise: the perfect balance.

Effective one-step cleaner

One step disinfectant cleaner.

  • Removes organic debris while disinfecting.1
  • Active ingredient, Hydrogen Peroxide, breaks down into water and oxygen.
  • 12 as many wipes as the leading competitor are needed to keep your surface wet long enough to achieve disinfection.2

Fast Broad Spectrum Disinfectant

Patented technology to deliver faster disinfection results.

  • 1-minute contact time ensures compliance, saving you time and money.2
  • 30-second fungicidal and virucidal contact time.
  • Designed to be compatible with a wide range of materials3

Designed with the user in mind

Non-toxic formula with no VOCs (volatile organic compounds).

  • In the lowest EPA toxicity category, category IV.
  • No GHS hazard pictograms, signal words or statements required.
  • No active residues reduce environmental impact.
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OPTIM 1: One-Step Cleaner & Intermediate Disinfectant. One-Minute TB Contact Time.

The Perfect Balance - No compromise between efficacy and being protected.

With a 1 minute broad-spectrum contact time, OPTIM 1 is one of the fastest and most effective cleaner & intermediate level disinfectants. It is listed as a category IV, the EPA’s lowest toxicity category.

OPTIM 1 provides the confidence that you are compliant and protecting your patients, staff, equipment and the environment without compromise; the perfect balance. OPTIM 1 - One-step Surface Cleaner and Disinfectant. One Minute (TB) Contact Time. Available in USA.

Contact Time Chart

Surface Disinfectant Contact Time*
Product Name Acitve Ingredient Mycobacteria Non-enveloped Viruses Enveloped Viruses Bacteria Fungicidal
TB Adeno Polio Noro Rota RSV HIV HBV (Hep.B) HCV (Hep.C) Influenza A MRSA VRE E.coli PSA
OPTIM 1 0.5% Accelerated Hydrogen Peroxide 1 30 sec 30 sec 30 sec 30 sec 30 sec 30 sec 30 sec 30 sec 30 sec 1 1 1 1 30 sec
OPTIM 33TB 0.5% Accelerated Hydrogen Peroxide 5 1 1 1 1   1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10
Birex SE Phenolics 10           10     10 10   10 10 10
ProSpray Phenolics 3           1       3     3 3
Caviwipes1 Quats-alcohol 1 3         1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Caviwipes Quats-alcohol 3           2 2 2 3 2 2   3 3
Caviwipes AF Quats 5           2 5 5 5 5 5 5 5  
Opticide 3 Quats-alcohol 2   3 3 2   2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Sanicloth AF3 Quats 3 3     3 3 30 sec 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
Sanicloth Super Quats-alcohol 1 2     2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Sultan Volo Quats-alcohol 2           2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2  
Discide Ultra Quats-alcohol 1 1       1 1 1 1 30 sec 1 1 1 1 1
Lysol IC 111 Quats-alcohol 6 3 1 10 30 sec 30 sec 30 sec 30 sec 30 sec 30 sec 2 2 2 2 2
Clorox HP Wipes 1.4% Hydrogen Peroxide 5     3 1 30 sec 30 sec 30 sec 30 sec 1 1 30 sec 30 sec 30 sec 5

* Contact time in minutes. If blank, no published information was available. Information was obtained from publicly available material in October of 2016. Information will be updated if there are changes in claims.

EPA Categorization of Common Active Ingredients

The EPA has four toxicity categories, category 1 being the category with the highest toxicity and category 4 being the lowest. The toxicity category of a product determines the labeling requirements, including which cautionary signal word must be indicated on the product label.

Active Ingredient EPA Toxicity Category Signal Word Required
AHP (Accelerated Hydrogen Peroxide) OPTIM Cat. 4 NONE REQUIRED
Quats + Low % Alcohol Cat. 3 CAUTION
Quats + High % Alcohol Cat. 2 WARNING
Phenolics Cat. 1 DANGER

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1 John Molinari, PhD, Peri Nelson, BS, and Devi J.V. Raghavan, BDS. Optim 1 Cleaning and Disinfection Study. Ann Arbor: Dental Advisor, 2016.

2 John A. Molinari, Ph.D., Peri Nelson, B.S., Antonia Molinari. Environmental Surface Wetness Test: Comparison of Disinfectant Wipes. Ann Arbor: Dental Advisor, 2016.

3 John Molinari, Ph.D., Peri Nelson, B.S. Effect of Optim 1 on Tensile Properties of Dental Chair Fabrics. Ann Arbor: Dental Advisor, 2016.

Manufactured by: VIROX Technologies Inc., 2770 Coventry Rd., Oakville, ON, L6H 6R1