We have recently been appointed as an agent for a range of FDA approved HOCL disinfectant products. These products are different from other disinfectants for the following reasons: 1. HOCL is 100 times more effective than bleach - there are loads of papers on the internet to justify this statement. 2. HOCL is water-based and will not irritate the skin (alcohol-based products may cause the skin to become sensitized which may cause contact dermatitis from excessive use). 3.