So my company (before I came they did this and continued when I came), use different sanitizers for allergen area and non-allergen. They use DrySan Duo (ecolab) for allergens surfaces and equipment and Chlorine or Quat ammonia for non allergen. Question, why can't we just use same sanitizer regardless of allergen or not? I don't see any purpose. Our allergen area is separate from non-allergen, its on the other side of the building. So we dont share equipment. Can we use same sanitizer for all surfaces? this can cut down costs. Thanks!
Regarding the above see this thread -
Also consider this quote -
A great deal of emphasis is put on sanitising food contact surfaces for obviousr easons. However, it must be understood that sanitisers do not remove residue,including allergen protein.
implementing an allergen cleaning validation program.pdf 43.59KB
these 2, inter-related, documents from hygiena may also be of interest -
Hygiena Allergen White Paper,2015.pdf 708.25KB
allergen control and cleaning,2015.pdf 98.33KB
Based on above, the answers to yr OP would appear to be -
(1) Take care with semantics,
(2) It may depend on what cleaning /sanitizing situation you are talking about
(3) it's a good, probably non-quick, question for Ecolab
This document also looked quite useful -
FDA,2017, Cleaning Strategies to Remove allergens and methods for assessment of efficiency.pdf 1.46MB