BioSafe Systems says the bacteria-fungicide StorOx 2.0 is now registered for use in California.

StorOx 2.0 is a versatile post-harvest tool that extends shelf life and reduces spoilage of stored crops. StorOx 2.0, a chlorine alternative, leaves no residue.

The product can be used in all packing shed and post-harvest applications to kill bacteria, fungi and their spores, which cause premature decay.

StorOx 2.0 is also labeled for hard-surface treatments including: sanitization and disinfection of packing and processing equipment, packaging equipment, field equipment, and other post-harvest applications.

Listed microorganisms include E. coli, salmonella, klebsiella, staph, listeria and other gram-positive and negative bacteria.