FAA warns airlines of disinfection safety risks

While airlines make a big deal about touting their disinfection procedures, the US Federal Aviation Administration has issued a behind-the-scenes warning that some actions could pose a safety risk.

A Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin issued on November 4 warns that too frequent or improper use of disinfectants could cause problems such as corrosion, embrittlement, increased flammability and electrical short circuits.

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“Depending on the system or part affected, any of these conditions could create either an immediate or latent airworthiness issue,’’ the bulletin says.

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Source:: AirlineRatings.Com

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