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Seal of Approval These disinfectants can help protect you from unseen dangers By Pam George

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HE PANDEMIC UNDERSCORED THE need

Puracy prides itself on making family-safe products. The disinfecting surface cleaner, for instance, can be used to wash produce. $6.99, puracy.com

to keep disinfectants on hand at work and in the home. You can trust these brands, which have ingredients approved by the Environmental Protection Agency: Microban multipurpose cleaner sanitizes in 10 seconds and kills bacteria for up to 24 hours after application. $6.99, staples.com

By using electricity, Force of Nature capsules turn tap water into a multipurpose cleaner, deodorizer, sanitizer and disinfectant. Just add salt and vinegar. It kills 99.9 percent of germs and is approved for use against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. $56 for a starter kit, forceofnatureclean.com

Zep antibacterial disinfectant and cleaner zaps the virus that causes COVID-19 in 60 seconds. $45.99 for a case of four, 1-gallon bottles, buyzep.com GETTY IMAGES; PROVIDED BY THE COMPANIES