FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS 

Our guidance provides answers to commonly asked questions in relation to our products and best practices during these uncertain times. For more detailed advice, please follow the government guidelines based on your location.
What is the difference between an antiseptic, disinfectant and an antibacterial product?
All of these chemical agents are antimicrobial and ach one of them has a special area of effectiveness.

  • Antiseptics contain microorganisms  which are effective to deter the development of bacteria, fungi and viruses. These can be applied on the skin outside the body. 
  • Disinfectants are stronger than antiseptics and kill bacteria, fungi and viruses. They are used for hards surfaces, floors and countertops and are very effective in keeping them free from COVID-19.
  • Antibacterials can also be applied on skin on the outside of the body. It is important to understand that they are active against bacteria, not viruses. This chemical agent is commonly found in soaps and alcohol sprays. 
These are more effective when used frequently!
How is a hand sanitiser effective against COVID-19?

Using hand sanitiser with 60-95% alcohol effectively reduces the number of pathogens that may be present on your hands after brief interactions with the environment, or other people. Most alcohol-based hand sanitisers are effective at inactivating enveloped viruses, including COVID-19. Hand sanitiser is often a much faster and easier alternative to hand washing, if the facilities are not available, and if used properly, it will kill viruses .

Where is it best to store a hand sanitiser?

Hand sanitisers containing alcohol should be stored in a cool place, and out of direct sunlight. Alcohol-based hand sanitisers are also generally flammable, especially if their alcohol content is high (>60%), so keep the sanitiser away from open flames.

Can a hand sanitiser be harmful if used too frequently?

While in previous normal circumstances overusing hand sanitisers was not recommended, this is not the case during a pandemic. In this situation the importance of keeping hands constantly clean to avoid getting sick and spreading the virus is crucial!

How long is hand sanitiser effective once applied?

Hand sanitiser only lasts for a few minutes, and therefore it is important to apply it frequently!

How can I disinfect thoroughly home and workplace areas? Is a well-cleaned surface free of germs?
A well cleaned and dried surface makes an area safe, free from germs. However,  for certain surfaces used for food preparation, personal hygiene such as sink, shower and areas around toilets, cleaning thoroughly may not be enough! Using a disinfectant or antibacterial cleaner is essential. Using a disinfectant or antibacterial cleaning product kills germs effectively and does not just remove them from the surfaces  to cleaning cloth.
 
All TRC products are approved by WHO, the World Health Organisation and kill 99.99% of viruses, bacteria and germs.
What material is best recommended for face masks?
WHO recommends fabric mask material and composition with 3 layers of fabrics.
TRC face masks have four or five layers of advanced protection with filtering particulate protection respirator. Its effectiveness depends mainly on a consistent and correct use, such as covering entirely both the nose and mouth. By touching frequently the front of the mask, or pulling it down to eat, drink and/or smoke can contaminate your hands and surfaces which you come in contact with. Do not reuse disposable masks.