Frequently Asked Questions

Pink and Blue LUCAS-CIDE are the same formula just different colors of liquid.

LUCAS-CIDE concentrate needs to be mixed with water (1/2oz. of LUCAS-CIDE to 1 gallon of water) andachieves full disinfection in 10 minutes. LUCAS-CIDE #222 RTU is ready to use (no mixing with waterneeded) and achieves full disinfection in 60seconds.We recommend using LUCAS-CIDE concentrate todisinfect non-porous surfaces and salon/spa implements while we recommend using LUCAS-CIDE #222RTU on surfaces like salon chairs, waiting areas, and high touch areas. Generally speaking, when youhave10 minutes to disinfect, use LUCAS-CIDE concentrate. When you need to disinfect in 60 seconds,use LUCAS-CIDE #222 RTU.

Yes. Our disinfectants, LUCASOL, LUCAS-CIDE and LUCAS-CIDE #222 RTU kill coronavirus (COVID-19). Allmeet the rigorous testing requirements to appear onList N: Disinfectants for Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Health Canada list of disinfectants for use against (COVID-19)

Yes! LUCAS-CIDE concentrate is pH neutral and safe to use to soak make up brushes to achieve disinfection. After cleaning your brushes, soak them in your mixed solution of LUCAS-CIDE for 10minutes (.05 oz. LUCAS-CIDE mixed with 1 gallon of water). Rinse with water and let air dry.

LUCASOL was developed for the professional tanning industry. It is commonly used to disinfect tanning beds. However, over the years, LUCASOL has a very loyal user-base in gyms, schools, veterinary and doctor offices, and hospitals

For LUCAS-CIDE, the mix ratio is ½ oz. of product per gallon of water. One tablespoon is the same as 1/2oz. so if you want to make enough for a 32 oz. spray bottle, youmix1/8 oz. (or.25 tablespoons) of product with 32 oz. of water.

For LUCASOL, the mix ratio is 2 oz. of product per gallon of water. To make a 32 oz. spray bottle, use .5oz. of product (one tablespoon) with 32 oz. of water. The water to concentrate mix ratio varies depending on the disinfectant so please ensure you read and follow your bottle’s label

After our concentrated disinfectants are mixed with water, they are good for 30 days. LUCAS-CIDE used in an implement soak jar must be discarded after 24 hours or when the liquid is cloudy; whichever comes first

No. None of our disinfectants are scented.

No. Follow the directions and warnings on the bottle label

All of our products are made in the USA

Tingle lotion can be removed from tanning beds using our Lucas Acrylic cleaner. It’s alcohol-free, ammonia-free and streak-free so it’s safe to use on tanning bed acrylics

Yes! Our Super Sunnies® eyeshields meet the FDA standard for eye protection. They are medical-grade eye protection.

For a full pathogen list for each of our disinfectants, please click the product name below.

LUCAS-CIDE concentrate



YES! We offer Safe Space Training in disinfection and sanitization for both LUCAS-CIDE and LUCASOL.