Steri Fab Spray Review: Does It Really Work?
Steri-fab is a disinfectant spray which kills bed bugs and its eggs. The disinfectant spray dries up within 15 minutes.
The stainless and odorless formula can be applied almost anywhere or on any type of surface. Steri-Fab spray is a contact killer meaning once it dries there’s no residual effect.
It leaves behind no trace or killing power when the formula dries up.
Steri-fab is an easy to use disinfectant and insecticide spray mix which has the ability to efficiently kill bed bugs on contact. The disinfectant spray is a contact killer which dries up in just 15 minutes leaving behind no trace or any residual effect.
Steri-Fab is a popular stain free and odorless formula which is excellent as a bed bug and egg killer. Steri-Fab can be applied almost anywhere or on anything including mattresses, box springs, carpeting sheets, cabinets, table tops, floors, etc.
Steri-Fab is a combination of a synthetic pyrethroid insecticide and isopropyl alcohol.
Due to its dual nature, it also acts as a bactericide, fungicide, sanitizer, viricide, mildewcide, germicide, deodorant, bacteriostatic, and fungistatic.
The spray kills insects as soon as they come into contact whilst the disinfection occurs within 10 minutes of spraying.
The spray just needs to be shaken well before it is ready to use virtually anywhere.
1-Decanaminium, N-decyl-N, N-dimethyl-, chloride 0.11%
Alkyl* dimethyl benzyl ammonium chloride 0.08%
Isopropyl alcohol 60.39%
Noble Pine (Mfg. Number: SFDPT)
In addition to controlling pests, Steri-Fab is also effective against a wide variety of disease causing organisms such as:
Properties of Spray
Steri-Fab is one of a kind with its multi-purpose use as it controls not only insects but bacteria, fungus, germs, odors, and mildew.
It is best suitable for use in places that are breeding grounds for all such organisms.
Steri-Fab is not just an insecticide but a viricide, bactericide, sanitizer, fungicide, germicide, deodorizer, disinfectant, mildewcide, bacteriostatic and fungistatic.
It is an all in one product, therefore, having Steri-Fab at home ends the need to keep different products on hand.
Due to its action as a disinfectant and deodorizer, Steri-Fab can be safely used in areas with personal traffic. The spray is ideal for use in areas like day care centers, waiting rooms, lobbies, bathrooms, bus, taxis and even cars.
Applications of CrossFire Aerosol Spray
Steri-Fab can be used in a broad range of places such as:
Steri-Fab can be used almost anywhere and onto anything.
It can be easily applied on most surfaces like carpeting, furniture, chairs, baseboards and inside cracks, crevices, seams, creases, and folds of mattresses or other furniture, rugs and carpets, animal quarters and surrounding areas, restroom surfaces, non-porous and non-food contact surfaces in kitchens, other non-porous surfaces.
The spray is ready to use and does not require any dilution or preparation process.
Some tips for effective application of Steri-Fab spray are:
The spray should be shaken well before and during use.
All surfaces and objects to be applied upon should be properly cleaned beforehand of any filth.
While spraying surfaces keep a distance of one foot away.
Apply the spray until the surface is damp but not wet.
After spraying the area or object should not be disturbed for at least 10 minutes or until the formula dries up.
Steri-Fab is available in different size and measurements:
4-5 oz. which is suitable for treating a typical small upholstered chair or love seat
10-12 oz. which is suitable for treating a small sofa or a couch
16 oz. which is suitable for treating a mattress or a big sofa
1 gallon which is suitable for treating entire rooms and complete sets of furniture
For treating bed bugs, ants, roaches, silverfish lice, and lice eggs, the infested areas should be sprayed thoroughly and repeatedly. The spray should be applied on all crevices, cracks, seams, creases, and folds and then allowed to dry for 15 to 20 minutes. The product should be applied for at least 7 to 10 days for the complete elimination of these insects.
Steri-Fab is not applicable for outdoor use. Steri-Fab has no residual effect, so it cannot be a standalone treatment for large infestations.
But it could be used in combination with other residual pest control products.
Steri-Fab should be shaken very well before and during application anywhere.
Care should be taken while spraying Steri-fab and the formula should not be applied directly on people, pets, clothing, and shoes
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Steri-Fab does indeed kill on contact. Still, we always recommend pulling the sheets off of the bed and closely checking the mattress and looking behind the headboard and in the cracks and crevices of the headboard for evidence of bedbugs. .
No, Steri-Fab Insecticide is considered to be a professional product and is not sold over the counter. It can only be purchased at professional pest control supply stores but they ship orders online.
No, Steri-Fab is not labeled to spray on clothing or shoes. It is best not to spray insecticides on anything that will be worn on your body
Steri-Fab only works while it is wet. You must make direct contact with the bedbugs and bedbug eggs for Steri-Fab to be effective.
No, Steri-Fab would not be effective once diluted with water. If you are treating for bed bugs, a normal wash and dry cycle in hot water and high heat will kill all stages of bed bugs including the eggs without having to add anything special to the wash
Steri-Fab will kill all 5 stages of immature bedbugs including the adult stage. Steri-Fab is also known to kill bedbug eggs when the eggs are sprayed directly.
Steri-Fab is a very safe product to use and is used everyday in hospitals, day-cares and nursing homes without any issues at all. Steri-Fab does contain alcohol so it does have a bit of a smell but the smell is not harmful and it disappears after the treated area is dry.
When used as directed by the Steri-Fab product label, there should not be a problem with any side effects. Apply Steri-Fab to the item that needs to be treated and leave the area for 30-45 minutes to allow the item to dry. Once Steri-Fab is dry it is safe to use the item again.
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