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Posted 14 January 2022 - 05:48 AM

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May I ask if there is a standard color coding for cleaning tools. because I believe cleaning tools that is in color red should only be use on rest rooms/toilets.



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Posted 14 January 2022 - 08:33 AM

It's largely up to you (unless there is some specific regulatory requirement in your area, although not aware I've ever seen such a thing).
The key element is to define what colour can be used for what purpose, and ensure that this is clear and trained to all staff. If they're using the wrong item in the wrong area then refresher training is needed!


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Posted 14 January 2022 - 01:33 PM

No standard exists for that, it's your call. However, I would use white for food contact surfaces.

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Posted 14 January 2022 - 02:56 PM

I'd prefer a contrasting colour to my product(s) to spot any contamination from damaged tools.

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