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Does EPA regulate companies that require cleaning services claiming to disinfect for SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19)?

No, EPA does not license companies that provide cleaning services. However, state requirements for training, certification and licenses vary widely, so check with your state on any local requirements.

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