What are the Reported Risks with Disinfectants Containing Quaternary Ammonium Compounds (QACs or quats)?

You may recall our recent post “Are We Going to Clean Ourselves Sick” where we discussed the increased use of cleaning and disinfecting products along with the rise in exposures reported to the National Poison Data System. We also discussed a Consumer Reports article warning of some risks reportedly associated with Quaternary ammonium compounds (QACs or quats). Sanitizing and disinfecting agents seem to be in greater demand these days than ever before—at least more than this author can ever recall. This is evidenced…
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