FAQ's

WHAT IS MY ROI?  (Return on investment)

The best way to understand the financial value of One-Step is to calculate “cost per useable gallon” as follows: 

Divide cost per gallon ($54.95) by dilution rate (128) = true cost per useable gallon.

54.95 / 128 = 43¢.

Result: the cost of a useable gallon of this One-Step Disinfectant is 43¢.

 

WHAT ARE THE BEST USES FOR ONE-STEP AROUND MY FACILITY?

To clean, disinfect and sanitize every hard non-porous surface in your facility, including:

Reception furniture
Countertops
Pedicure chairs
Pedicure foot spa disinfection 
  between customers
Systematic foot spa weekly
  and monthly deep cleaning
Sterilization jar
Bathroom facilities including
  floors, mirrors, commode
Vanity tops and sinks
Windows and mirrors
Laminate surfaces
Glazed porcelain
Cabinets
Door knobs
Telephones
Washable walls
Employee kitchen
Stainless Steel
Tables, chairs and desks
Exterior surfaces of appliances
Non-food glass surfaces
Hard non-porous surfaces

WHAT IS THE TRUE EFFECTIVENESS OF THIS ONE-STEP DISINFECTANT?

As defined by the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency), One-Step Disinfectant by Splish Splash is registered as a cleaner, disinfectant and sanitizer. For clarity, here is a chart from an EPA.gov website article that explains:

What’s the difference between products
that disinfect, sanitize, and clean surfaces?

At EPA, products used to kill viruses and bacteria on surfaces are registered as antimicrobial pesticides. Sanitizers and disinfectants are two types of antimicrobial pesticides. 

Action

What does it do?

Does EPA regulate the product?

Cleaning

Cleaning removes dirt and organic matter from surfaces using soap or detergents. 

EPA regulates cleaning products only if they sanitize or disinfect. Learn more about EPA's role.

Sanitizing

Sanitizing kills bacteria on surfaces using chemicals. It is not intended to kill viruses. 

Yes, EPA registers products that sanitize.

Disinfecting

Disinfecting kills viruses and bacteria on surfaces using chemicals.  

Yes, EPA registers products that disinfect. To find disinfectants for use against SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19), see List N.


One-Step is a hospital-grade disinfectant that is effective against dozens of organisms, and is a cleaner, deodorizer, disinfectant, fungicidal, mildewstat, virucide and sanitizer (non-food contact).  

“When used as directed, One-Step Disinfectant is effective against hundreds of dangerous bacteria and viruses found on hard, non-porous surfaces in ten minutes or less, including SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.”

This product is also widely used to clean, disinfect and sanitize pedicure basins between customers and for deep cleaning.

 

WHETHER YOU USE OUR ONE-STEP DISINFECTANT OR ANOTHER BRAND, BE SURE IT'S EPA REGISTERED!

Here’s why:

While the EPA does not endorse or recommend any product, the EPA registration number on the label means that the agency has reviewed the product’s formula, its active and inert ingredients and that the product will do what it claims. It meets our expectations:  that the product will do what the label says and it’s safe.  

According to agency representatives in a Nails Magazine interview, “The EPA registrations means a product should do what the label says and should not pose an unreasonable hazard to your health.”

In addition, member guidelines of the International Nail Technician Association’s state, “In all cases, we recommend using an EPA registered hospital liquid disinfectant that the label claims is a bactericide, viricide and fungicide.”

Check out this snippet from a label on a Gallon of One-Step Disinfectant:

FROM THE LABEL:  Cleaner, Deodorizer, Disinfectant, Fungicidal, Mildewstat, Virucide, Sanitizer (non-food contact surfaces). For use in Pedicure Salons, Hospitals, Institutions, Industrial Institutions, Footbath Surfaces, Whirlpool Surfaces, Beauty Salons, Barber Shops and Homes.  Splish Splash One-Step Disinfectant is a concentrated one-step neutral disinfectant that is effective against a broad spectrum of bacteria, is virucidal including HIV-1, HCV and HBV, and inhibits the growth of mold and mildew and their odors when used as directed.  Delivers non-acid disinfection performance in an economical concentrate.

EPA Reg. No. 10324‐112‐85349
EPA Est. No. 8370‐IL‐1

So, the bottom line is this:  whatever you do, be certain that the disinfectant you rely on to keep your customers and employees safe is an EPA registered disinfectant!

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Clean, Disinfect and Sanitize the Pedicure Spa – Inside & Out!


  1. Add 1 oz. of One-Step to the basin per gallon 
  2. Let water circulate for 10 minutes
  3. Drain and rinse with clean water
  4. For exterior surfaces of chair, in a one-quart spray bottle add ¼ oz. One-Step
  5. Sponge or spray on, wait 10 minutes and wipe dry

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Clean, Disinfect and Sanitize the Tools of Your Trade!

  1. Mix 1 oz. of One-Step in a gallon of water
  2. Let tools soak for 10 minutes
  3. Remove tools from solution
  4. Rinse and dry

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Clean, Disinfect and Sanitize Plastic Instruments

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.  Mix 1 oz. One-Step in a gallon of water and fill your sterilization jars.
2.  Plastic instruments may remain immersed until ready for use

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    Clean, Disinfect and Sanitize Manicure Stations, Furniture, Fixtures and Bathrooms 

    1. In a gallon of water dilute 1 oz. One-Step
    2. In a one-quart spray bottle of water, add ¼ oz. One-Step.

     

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    • Clear and odorless
    • No rinsing required, leaves no film behind
    • Safe on expensive furniture, fixtures and equipment, all hard non-porous surfaces
    • Does not stain or discolor any hard non-porous surface
    • Widely used for foot spa disinfection between customers and for deep cleaning
    • Economical dilution factor of 128:1 gallons or spray bottle refills from concentrate 

    EPA Registered.  Registered in all 50 States.
    Meets State and Local Health Department Regulations