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Rescue™ Wipes

Rescue™ Wipes Pathogen Claims

Rescue™ Wipes are an effective and convenient choice for everyday use. To find out specific pathogen claims for this product, select the organism from the chart below.



Rescue™ Wipes

Bordetella bronchiseptica

1 minute

Pathogen claims also found on the Rescue™ Wipes Reference Sheet: Download

Rescue™ Wipes Contact Times

Rescue™ Wipes are excellent for daily use and in outbreak situations with FAST contact times.

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1 minute* 1 minute 1 minute* 10 seconds
Surface should be visibly wet for contact time.
*Use a 5 minute contact time for Canine Parvovirus.

Contact times also found in the Quick Start Guide: Download

How to Use Rescue™ Wipes

Rescue™ Wipes remove tough soils—dirt, grime, mold, mildew, blood, urine and fecal matter. These moist towelettes are easy-to-use for everyday cleaning and disinfecting needs like cages, kennels, equipment and devices.

How To Use Video: Watch Video    Quick Start Guide: Download

Remove lid and seal of wipes container

Step 1

Remove lid

Remove the seal for the 6×7 canisters, or cut-off the top of the refill plastic bag for the 11×12 bucket wipes. Pull towelette through the X opening on the lid and then replace the lid.

Pre-clean heavily soiled areas with wipe or towel

Step 2

Pre-clean heavily soiled areas

Remove visible soil and pre-clean the area by working from the least contaminated area to the most contaminated area.

Rescue™ Wipes wiping surface

Step 3

Apply Rescue™ Wipes to the surface

Wipe the entire surface area, making sure the surface area is visibly wet. Wettability and surface coverage are equally as important to ensure disinfection can be achieved in one application.

Surface with timer showing 1 minute

Step 4

Allow surface to remain visibly wet for 1 minute*

In order for disinfectants to be effective they must remain wet on the surface for their entire contact time. Be sure to follow the proper contact times for specific pathogens.
*Use a 5 minute contact time for Canine Parvovirus.

Wipe surface dry or allow to air dry

Step 5

Wipe surface dry or allow to air dry

Use a damp, clean cloth to dry small areas, or allow to air dry.

How to Refill a Rescue™ Wipe Bucket

Open wipes bucket

Step 1

Open bucket

Open empty bucket and remove empty plastic bag.

Cutting refill bag of wipes

Step 2

Insert refill bag

Put refill bag into the bucket and cut the top off.

Pull wiping through container lid

Step 3

Pull wipe

Pull wipe through hole in top of lid.

Closing lid to wipes container

Step 4

Close lid

Make sure the lid is closed so wipes stay moist.

Success and Troubleshooting Tips

Close the Lid.

Rescue™ Wipes have a shelf life of 3 years. Make the most of that time by remembering to close the lid after each time you pull a towelette.

Rinse Your Gloves.

You may detect a rotten egg smell when wearing certain gloves. The odor is a reaction between sulfur residue on the gloves and hydrogen peroxide in Rescue™.

You can:

  • Continue to use the gloves
  • Switch to a different kind of glove or
  • Rinse the surface of the gloves with water before using Rescue™ Wipes

Wait Before Wiping Dry.

Always follow the required contact time when disinfecting a surface for a particular pathogen. Consider setting a timer and moving on to your next task while waiting for the timer to go off.