Same Scientific Expertise. Different Place.

Look for the Ecolab Science Certified™ seal.

It’s not just any clean, it’s Scientific Clean™.

Ecolab Science Certified helps us get back to enjoying life and celebrating life’s moments together by helping address higher expectations for cleaning and food safety. 

Designed by the experts that help keep hospitals clean, the Ecolab Science Certified program brings the same Scientific Cleanexpertise to the places you eat, stay, shop and play every day. A clean that disinfects and sanitizes. A clean that’s regularly repeated and checked, so you can have peace of mind as you get back to enjoying life.

At Ecolab, our experts have been committed to Scientific Clean™ for nearly 100 years. Look for the Ecolab Science Certified seal at hotels, restaurants and stores – and have confidence in science.

  

Science-backed Products and Practices, Used in the Right Way – Repeated and Checked.

See the Ecolab Difference in Action

Lab
Creating a clean environment starts in the lab where our 1,200 scientists study how to create Scientific Clean™ – from the landscape of emerging pathogens in hospitals to the places we eat, stay, shop and play every day.

Restaurant
Ecolab experts help restaurants address current and emerging public health and food safety challenges.
Hotel
Our nearly 100 years of experience supporting hotels helped us develop a comprehensive program of science-based products and practices designed to work from check-in to check-out.
Grocery
Ecolab experts partner with retailers and grocery stores to help provide proper cleaning, disinfecting, food safety and public health practices.

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As the global leader in hygiene and infection prevention solutions, Ecolab’s scientific expertise helps maintain cleaner and safer environments for millions of customer locations worldwide.

Scientific Clean™

Expertise rooted in the science used to help keep hospitals clean also helps keep the places you eat, stay, shop and play clean.

Based in Expertise

More than just a shiny surface or fresh scent, Ecolab Science Certified brings a comprehensive portfolio of solutions including independent audits by Ecolab public health specialists to address consumer expectations for cleaning and food safety.

Look for the Seal

With more than 22,000 Ecolab Science Certified seals in North America, our partners are committed to clean.

Learn more about the science behind the Ecolab Science Certified Program.

Find the Seal

Our partners are committed to advancing cleaner, safer, science-based practices now and in the future as we get back to enjoying life.
Seek a commitment to clean. Let’s enjoy and celebrate the places where we eat, stay, shop and play! Look for the Ecolab Science Certified seal.
Heading into the Stanley Cup Playoffs, Ecolab’s expertise and science-based program helps us welcome fans back with confidence.

– Minnesota Wild President Matt Majka

FAQs

What is the Ecolab Science Certified program and seal?

The Ecolab Science Certified program is a comprehensive, science-based public health and food safety program that helps businesses including hotels, restaurants and grocery stores advance cleaner, safer practices to achieve a higher level of cleanliness. Businesses that commit to these rigorous standards and periodic audits earn the Ecolab Science Certified seal, giving you confidence in your choice.

This comprehensive program leverages insights from Ecolab’s decades of experience helping keep hospitals clean, as well as partnerships with some of the world’s largest hospitality and foodservice brands. The program includes science-based protocols and products, including hospital disinfectants and food-contact sanitizers proven effective against COVID-19 and other known and emerging pathogens. In addition to these advanced products, the program includes the latest public health and food safety training and periodic audits that help verify protocols are being followed.

The Ecolab Science Certified seal, available only after meeting rigorous program criteria, signifies participation in the program and the business’s commitment to delivering a higher level of cleanliness. The Ecolab Science Certified program addresses consumer expectations for cleaning, disinfecting and food safety so we can get back to enjoying life at the places we eat, stay, shop and play. 

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What makes the Ecolab Science Certified program different?

Through our experience working with the some of the world’s biggest hospitality, food service and food retail brands to help ensure food safety and protect public health, Ecolab is uniquely qualified to deliver a program that advances cleaner, safer practices. The Ecolab Science Certified program is a comprehensive approach that goes beyond products.

The Ecolab Science Certified program offers a comprehensive system that promotes four key elements that help provide rigor and give you confidence:

  • Creating clean through hospital disinfectants, food-contact sanitizers, and cleaning and disinfecting protocols
  • Checking clean through rigorous training and periodic auditing performed by highly trained Ecolab specialists focused on public health and food safety
  • Seeing clean in action through front-of-house procedures
  • Believing clean through a visible sign of participation with the Ecolab Science Certified seal displayed on businesses and storefronts

The Ecolab Science Certified program is backed by insights from our global team of scientists and our experienced Ecolab field team – who are experts in advancing practices and protocols to achieve a higher level of cleanliness in the locations you frequent. The program’s rigorous training and auditing for front-line hospitality and foodservice employees helps verify effective cleaning and disinfecting practices are being implemented.

Where should companies go for more information?

For more information about Ecolab, or to get in touch, please visit www.ecolab.com/pages/become-ecolab-science-certified.