Disinfection procedures: – A timely reminder of available options
News reports covering the novel Coronavirus outbreak serve as a reminder about the importance of effective disinfection procedures. Regarding available disinfection options there are a variety of disinfectant surface sprays, and ULV disinfectants, suitable for use against a wide range of viruses and bacteria.
Dealing with Coronavirus (WN-CoV) in the UK
Disinfection procedures are recommended by the WHO and Public Health England and advice should be taken from the Chief Medical Officer of the country in question (England, Scotland or Wales). Government advice is available here.
With Wuhan novel coronavirus (WN-CoV) having been confirmed, in the UK, professionals and the public are reminded that cleaning and disinfecting frequently touched objects and surfaces is good practice in many aspects of public health.
Killgerm provides a range of broad-spectrum virucidal disinfectants. The PX-range of disinfectants has inferred efficacy against coronaviruses due to proven efficacy against Caliciviridae (at dilutions of 1:50) and Vaccinia virus, the laboratory surrogate strain for enveloped virus claims (Coronavirus is an enveloped virus).
Disinfecting for norovirus, food poisoning organisms and hospital-associated bacteria
Killgerm’s range of PX disinfectants are suitable for dealing with norovirus (winter vomiting bug), food poisoning organisms such as E. coli and antibiotic-resistant bacteria MRSA in a wide variety of premises.
Use biocides safely. Always read the label and product information before use.