Enveloped viruses are usually more susceptible to chemical disinfectant than non-enveloped viruses. Consequently, since the product UMONIUM38® listed in the table below are efficient on both enveloped and non-enveloped viruses and based on current knowledge of the 2019-nCov virus, they are expected to be efficient on this new Coronavirus strain.
Some of the most popular disinfectants sold everywhere are effective on only a small number of pathogens. Many of these products have marketing statements that say the product “kills 99.9% of germs*.” However, somewhere on the container in small print is the list of germs it actually kills, and this list of germs may or may not include some or all of the Influenza viruses.
This morning, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler hosted an interactive telephone call with U.S. retailers and third-party marketplace platforms to discuss imposter disinfectant products and those that falsely claim to be effective against the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, the cause of COVID-19. Through tips, complaints, and research, the agency is learning of the availability of suc
A visibly clean surface in your house is not necessarily hygienically clean. Do not be complacent and have the false sense of security that your home is safe from infection and free from harmful contamination. To ensure that hands, surfaces and fabrics (clothes and cleaning utensils) are hygienically clean, they must be treated in a […]
Many big brand-name and those “self-made brand” disinfectants are still flying off store shelves, online platforms like Shoppe, carousell and Lazada, snatched up by everyone looking for an effective disinfectant against the novel coronavirus. The question is, are these disinfectants really effective? While some disinfectants are better than others; some probably aren’t necessary at all; […]