Sodexo Partners With Ecolab to Tackle HAIs

September 8, 2021

Sodexo has agreed to a strategic partnership with Ecolab Inc. to develop a new infection prevention program for health care facilities.

The agreement calls for Sodexo to incorporate Ecolab’s Bioquell™ hydrogen peroxide vapor technology into its Protecta® Plus program. Sodexo’s Protecta Plus is a standardized, integrated environmental infection program designed to reduce health care-acquired infections (HAIs). Bioquell is a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency- (EPA) registered hydrogen peroxide sterilant that uses an automated process to decontaminate enclosed spaces.

“We’re excited to add this to the Protecta Plus lineup,” said Brooke Hossfeld, Sodexo infection prevention specialist. “The broad efficacy of a sterilant is great because hospitals face such a wide range of challenges—from typical organisms like MRSA and C. diff, as well as emerging issues such as COVID-19 variants to C. auris—they need to be ready for almost anything.”

About Sodexo
Founded in 1966, Sodexo is a global provider of integrated food and facilities management services with more than 380,000 employees in 80 countries. For more information, visit

About Ecolab
With annual sales of US$12 billion and more than 44,000 associates, Ecolab Inc. specializes in cleaning, sanitizing, food safety, and infection prevention products and services in more than 170 countries. For more information, visit