Green Project of the Month: Aceto’s CDC Anti-Clog #1 Units control Legionnaires’ disease bacteria in lab tests

August 25, 2015 - Green Buildings
CDC Anti-Clog #1 Units CDC Anti-Clog #1 Units

PORT WASHINGTON, NY CDC Anti-Clog #1 Units drain-maintenance biocide from Aceto Corp. controls Legionnaires’ disease bacteria in preliminary laboratory tests. Air conditioner and refrigeration drain pans are breeding grounds for slime, sludge and toxic bacteria, all of which may cause major health and maintenance problems. 

Registered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (REG # 33427-4) and NSF (National Sanitation Foundation) International, CDC Anti-Clog #1 Units have been proven to control the growth of slime forming bacteria, including Legionnaires’ disease bacteria in experimental laboratory conditions for two months when approximately 15 gallons of water ?ow over CDC Anti-Clog #1 Units per day. It is effective in all climates, with timed chemical release over three months.

CDC Anti-Clog #1 Units are available in four sizes, for equipment up to 45 tons of cooling capacity, and can be mixed and matched to fit any size equipment.  It works best in rooftop, ceiling and fan coil air conditioning units, plus refrigerated display cases, coolers, vending machines and cold storage walk-ins. CDC Anti-Clog #1 Units are used in a wide range of settings, including apartment, office, commercial and industrial buildings; schools, universities, hospitals, cruise ships, health clubs, nursing homes and supermarkets.

Placed under cooling coils in the middle of a unit’s drain pan, CDC Anti-Clog #1 Units begin working immediately upon contact with the water. It is pH neutralized to prevent pan corrosion. Safe and easy to handle, CDC Anti-Clog #1 Units feature sealed tamper-proof housing which prevents skin contact with the biocide. Each piece can be placed vertically or horizontally, and is weighted so it stays in place.

For more information about CDC Anti-Clog #1 Units, please contact Laura Hallquest at, visit or call 800-636-7363.


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