How to Clean & Disinfect a Faucet

Tips for how to clean and sanitize your InSinkErator faucet.

To Clean

To clean your faucet, simply wipe with a damp cloth.

To Sanitize

To disinfect your faucet, please review the CDC's Recommendation of Cleaning and Sanitizing for Households. More specifically, we recommend you review the sections on General Recommendations for Routine Cleaning & Disinfection of Households and How to Clean & Disinfect.

A list of EPA approved cleaning and disinfecting products can be found here.



  • Ensure cleaning and disinfection products are listed under manufacturer's instructions as appropriate for use on household kitchen and bath faucets.
  • Follow manufacturer's instructions for use regarding concentration, application method, and contact time, etc.

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