Operating environment

  • HWTS durable products and components as well as fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) disinfectants operate effectively in the environmental conditions anticipated at the point of use.

Key indicators

  • Product efficacy (microbiological disinfection) is unaffected by foreseeable environmental conditions of heat and humidity.
  • Operating temperature range: 4°C to 49°C.
  • Operating humidity range: 30% to 100% RH.

Supporting evidence

Group of people waiting in line to fill water storage containers at an outdoor pump.

Heat, humidity, and dust are part of many users' operating environments. Photo: PATH.