Why misleading disinfectant claims can harm you

8th September 2016By Genesis BiosciencesLatest News, Mythbusters

We recently looked at the ISO process for testing disinfectants to ensure they’re effective in doing what they say they do. However, despite this 3 phase process being well established, many companies wriggle around measures when validating their formulations and make ambiguous disinfectant claims. It seems that some products make performance claims that sound scientifically robust, knowing that it’s … Read More

How should we test disinfectants?

8th September 2016By Genesis BiosciencesLatest News, Mythbusters

Disinfectants. Found everywhere from a supermarket shelf to our own Genesis Biosciences laboratory – but how do we know they work? We’re taking a look at the methods of disinfectant testing, and the claims made by companies who don’t always stick to the rules. In the video below from Campden BRI, the various methods of … Read More

Are sanitary bin liner consumables protecting users?

27th July 2016By Genesis BiosciencesLatest News, Press Release

We’re asking for more in-depth scientific data to support claims made for ‘anti-microbial’ sanitary bin liner consumables. With on-site liner exchange services, sanitary bin liner consumables are often complimented with an antimicrobial consumable which acts as a disinfectant to protect users until the bin liner is replaced again. Other manufacturers combine these two elements with a … Read More

Genesis is making feminine hygiene units cleaner and safer

29th April 2016By Genesis BiosciencesLatest News, Press Release

Genesis Biosciences has developed unique anti-microbial technology to deal with washroom and feminine hygiene for the facilities management industry. Genesis Biosciences’ anti-microbial products provide protection to users of feminine hygiene units through a patented ‘vapour technology’ based on a natural active ingredient being supported under the European Biocidal Products Directive. In 2015 the EU, under … Read More

What are the risks of poor washroom hygiene?

25th April 2016By Genesis BiosciencesLatest News

Are the facilities and treatments used for managing sanitary waste putting your health at risk? Following the first ever comparative sanitary waste review, Dr Emma Saunders, General Manager at Genesis Biosciences, analyses the risks of poor washroom hygiene. Keeping washroom facilities clean (from the floors to feminine hygiene units) creates a good visual impression – offering … Read More

Staff Profile: Emma Saunders

13th April 2016By Genesis BiosciencesLatest News

As a General Manager at Genesis Biosciences, Dr. Emma Saunders is an integral part of scientific innovation in the UK. With a background in Biochemistry and Genetics with Physiology, Emma Saunders keeps our ship sailing forward with industry-leading, performance-driven products and solutions surrounding technology and science. But what’s a typical day for Emma like? What motivates her in … Read More

Genesis Biosciences and their award-winning 2015

8th April 2016By Genesis BiosciencesLatest News

2015 was the year of winning awards for Genesis Biosciences. It was fantastic to have our efforts recognised in the world of technology and innovation. We strive to be the best we possibly can, whether we’re innovating with products or exploring scientific possibilities. Sustainability Product Innovation 2015 At edie’s Sustainability Leaders Awards, we were honoured … Read More

Genesis Biosciences wins major UK award for ‘Sustainability Product Innovation’

2nd November 2015By Genesis BiosciencesPress Release

Welsh biosciences company Genesis Biosciences has won a major UK sustainability award for an innovative new cleaning product which uses microbe bacteria instead of traditional chemicals. Genesis won the Sustainability Product Innovation category at edie’s 2015 Sustainability Leaders Awards for its development of ‘Evogen’. Evogen radically changes the way we think about cleaning. Judges described … Read More