August 2nd, 2021

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL. — Gurtler Industries is pleased to announce the development of Mint D-3, a new concentrated, one-step, hospital-use disinfectant that is effective against pathogenic bacteria and viruses in 3 minutes or less. Mint D-3 is the fastest acting, EPA registered, all-pupose quaternary cleaner-disinfectant on the market. Mint D-3 reflects Gurtler’s dedication to innovation through the continual evaluation and improvement of its products.

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Gurtler family and its team of research experts and application technologists have worked tirelessly to create breakthrough laundering and sanitation products and processes ideal for use in institutional healthcare settings. Mint D-3 meets the HLAC Accreditation Standard Requirement: EPA-registered hospital- grade disinfectant effective against HIV and HBV.

When used as directed, Mint D-3 works against a broad spectrum of bacteria, viruses, and fungi. It also inhibits growth of mold and mildew and the odors they produce. Mint D-3 is effective against the following pathogens and more:*

Bacteria (Sanitizes in 15 seconds)

  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • Staphylococcus aureus–Methicillin resistant (MRSA)
  • Klebsiella pneumoniae
  • Enterobacter aerogenes
  • Listeria monocytogenes

Viruses (in 60 seconds)

  • SARS-Related Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV2)—cause of COVID-19
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus 1 (HIV-1)
  • Influenza Type A/H3N22
  • Hepatitus B Virus (HBV) (3 minute contact time)

A potent fungicide for locker rooms, dressing rooms, shower and bath areas, and exercise areas.

*See product label or Product Data Sheet for the complete list of 48 organisms, use directions, and recommended exposure times.

Mint D-3 is formulated for use in daily maintenance programs with a balance of detergents and malodor counteractants that deliver effective cleaning, disinfecting, and odor control. Intended for washable hard, non-porous, non-food surfaces, Mint D-3 is an ideal detergent/sanitizer/disinfectant for Critical Control Points in healthcare laundry operations such as

  • laundry-cart washing systems
  • linen conveyor belts
  • outer-door surfaces of washers/extractors
  • inside surfaces of linen delivery vehicles
  • employee break rooms, lunchrooms, door handles
  • restrooms, locker rooms, and more

Gurtler also provides automatic dilution systems that can prepare the proper dilution of Mint D-3 for mop pails or for spray bottles.

As experts in the manufacture of advanced detergents, specialty chemicals, and injection systems, Gurtler supports the entire spectrum of the laundry industry, including healthcare, hospitality, industrial uniforms, shirt laundries and textile rentals. A family-owned company now in its third generation, Gurtler maintains a proud tradition of excellence, innovation, and service.

About Gurtler
Gurtler Industries is a leading manufacturer of advanced detergents, specialty chemicals and injection systems for the commercial laundry industry. From its headquarters and research center in suburban Chicago, Gurtler supports the entire spectrum of industry segments worldwide, including healthcare, hospitality, industrial uniforms, shirt laundries and textile rentals. Gurtler is a family company now in its third generation, maintaining its tradition of excellence, innovation and service. For more information, contact Gurtler Industries at 18006387300 or visit