About Micro-Scientific

At Micro-Scientific, we aim to help our customers and end-users maintain the health and safety of their patients, employees and clients. Since 1975, we have manufactured and marketed products used for the prevention of microbial transmission and cross-contamination.


We prioritize innovation, through ongoing research and development programs, utilizing guidance from microbiologists, immunologists, infection control specialists, chemists and other experts in various disciplines. We follow strict ISO 9001 quality controlled manufacturing guidelines, and are a US-based business, with our facility located in Gurnee, Illinois.


We are in close contact with governmental regulatory agencies such as the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Health Canada (HC), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) to ensure that our products meet the most recent guidelines and regulations.


Our Products

Micro-Scientific manufactures surface and high-level disinfectants, instrument care and detergents for processing surgical instruments, and antimicrobial soaps.

Our most advanced disinfectant is Opti-Cide MAX, a hospital grade surface disinfectant that delivers excellent cleaning, broad spectrum disinfection, 1-minute effectiveness against bacteria, viruses – including SARS-CoV-2 – and fungi, and 2-minute effectiveness against TB. Opti-Cide MAX is made from a low alcohol formula that is compatible with all surfaces common to healthcare facilities. It is available as a bulk liquid, spray bottle and in 2 sizes of wipes.

Our Company

Micro-Scientific is a part of PurposeBuilt Brands, a portfolio of leading consumer and commercial brands whose products are built to tackle tough challenges on specialty surfaces and applications. In addition to Micro-Scientific, the PurposeBuilt Brands portfolio includes Weiman®, Goo Gone®, Green Gobbler®, Biokleen®, Magic®, Gonzo®, SCI®(Stone Care International), Wright's®, Urnex® and Five Star.® You can find these products in a broad range of retailers, in millions of bathrooms and kitchens, and in use across a wide range of businesses; from your favorite coffee shop to healthcare facilities nationwide.