The fields of environmental hygiene, disinfection, food safety, and sanitation are now likely to benefit from HOCl as an untapped resource in infection control. HOCl are microbicidal in vitro to fungi, such as Candida albicans, and to many species of bacteria, including methicillin-sensitive (MSSA) and methicillin-resistant (MRSA) Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Staphylococcus saprophyticus, Streptococcus pyogenes, vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium, Serratia marcescens, Escherichia coli, Enterobacter aerogenes, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Proteus mirabilis, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and Haemophilus influenza, as referenced in scientific data substantiating further that it is a wound care agent