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Efficacy of Virkon™ in the face of COVID-19.
Virkon™ is a disinfectant possessing wide spectrum virucidal, bactericidal and fungicidal activity.
Independent studies have demonstrated Virkon™ to be effective against the following five coronaviruses, Canine Coronavirus, Feline Infectious Peritonitis Virus, Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus, Avian Infectious Bronchitis Virus and Transmissible Gastroenteritis Virus.
Virkon™ is expected to also inactivate SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19).
Virkon™ - Features and benefits:
► Broad spectrum of activity
► Effective against even the most resistant, non-enveloped viruses
► Environmentally friendly - formulated with biodegradable ingredients
► Maintains efficacy at low temperatures - successfully tested at 4°C
► Pink colour indicator when mixed - solution turns white when activity is lost (after ~ 7 days)
► Mild lemon scent, easy mixing
► Safe for humans and animals - a 1% solution is considered a non-irritant with no occupational exposure limits
►Approved use areas:
Virkon™ powder: industrial, institutional, hospitals, health care facilities, food premises, barns
Virkon™ tablets: hospitals, health care facilities, medical instruments
Directions for use:
Dilution rate: 1 tablet per 500 mL of water or 10 g of powder per litre of water for a 1% w/v solution.
Recommended contact time: 10 minutes (do not exceed 30 minutes for metal objects).