Microbial control solutions play a crucial role in several key healthcare applications.

From sanitising food containers to prevent foodborne illnesses to disinfecting surfaces in hospitals and public facilities to reduce the risk of spreading diseases, these technologies can help protect both human and animal welfare.

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Microbial Control:

Helping us to Create a Healthy and Safe Environment

Protecting ourselves from microbes is not a new practice. The simple acts of washing our hands to remove unwanted germs and cleaning our teeth to prevent decay are common forms of personal microbial control that humans have been practicing for centuries.

As mankind’s understanding of microbes has grown, there is now a whole world of increasingly innovative and important modes of controlling harmful microbes that many of us take for granted. Microbial control technology has become a sophisticated science that is essential to our everyday lives, safety and well-being.

About MCEC

The Microbial Control Information Center is an initiative of five of the world’s leading companies developing and supplying microbial control technology and solutions, who are all members of the Microbial Control Executive Council (MCEC), a group within Cefic, the European Chemical Industry Council.

MCEC is committed to the betterment of public health through the advancement of sustainable microbial control technologies.

This website has been developed to provide information on microbial control and to showcase some of the innovative solutions that the industry has developed.