THE ULTIMATE BROAD SPECTRUM VIRUCIDAL DISINFECTANT
Proven on the farm - In use world wide for more than 30 years
Great choice for sanitizing and disinfecting livestock pens at shows or at the farm - such as goats, sheep, cows, horses, dogs
Suitable for use in all types of poultry and animal housing, fish farms, greenhouses and veterinary surgeries.
Virkron is known worldwide as one of the most effective biosecurity disinfectants for controlling and eliminating more that 38 viruses including foot-and-mouth disease virus, bovine adenovirus type four, and eradicates more than 20 bacteria such as E. coli and several strains of staphylococci, steptococci and salmonellae. The yellow powder dissolves easily in water and the solution remains stable for 7 days. Virkon can be used in foot mats, baths, and all surfaces. Mix 1.3 oz. per gal. Makes a 1% solution. Powerful - independently proven effective against all virus families affecting man and animals Friendly - to man, animals and the environment Non-tainting, no environmental residue problems, of exceptionally low toxicity. Biodegradable A powder for easy storage and transportation and accurate dilution - readily soluble in tepid water. Powerful - The most proven livestock disinfectant in the world. Fast acting- 1% solution independently proven to kill bacteria and fungi in less than 5 minutes and parvovirus in less than 10 minutes. Independently proven effective on porous surfaces such as wood, against organic challenge, in hard water and at low temperature. High levels of surfactancy with acidic and oxidising power provide superior destruction of biofilms. UK MAFF approved at exceptionally high dilutions:- Foot & Mouth Disease 1:1300 and General Orders 1:120 Swine Vesicular Disease 1:200, Diseases of Poultry Order 1:280. Complete control - aerial, surface and water system disinfectant
Unique product - patented in over 20 countries and used worldwide. Virkon – General Description A unique powder product for the safe and rapid disinfection of surfaces and equipment in a wide variety of situations. VIRKON is dissolved in water for use, providing a safe working solution with a faint lemon odor. VIRKON has proven efficacy against bacteria (including mycobacteria), viruses, spores and fungi in a variety of independent tests using different protocols. VIRKON is safe for the user. VIRKON also provides high level disinfection of laboratory equipment and instruments where autoclaving is neither practical nor necessary. The ultimate high level surface disinfectant. Applications - Hard surfaces, such as floors, work benches and tops, trolleys, bed frames, sinks and baths. Laboratory equipment: automated clinical analyzers and centrifuges. Medical devices: decontamination of stainless steel instruments Chemistry - VIRKON is a balanced stabilized blend of peroxygen compounds, surfactant, organic acids and an inorganic buffer system. Mode of Action - By oxidation of proteins and other components of cell protoplasm, resulting in inhibition of enzyme systems and loss of cell wall integrity. Safety - VIRKON working solution has an exceptional safety profile. The working solution has a low oral and dermal toxicity, no toxic vapor phase and does not evolve chlorine when prepared, stored and used as directed. Compatibility - VIRKON is compatible with a wide range of materials including stainless steel, plastics and rubber. For specific materials, please consult your distributor or Antec International. Storage and Shelf-life - Store in cool, humidity controlled conditions. Shelf-life 3 years from date of manufacture.
Container must be tightly re-sealed to preserve integrity of powder.
VIRKON 1% solutions are stable for 7 days but should be discarded when the pink color fades.
History. When Virkon™ S was launched in 1986 it was the most advanced farm disinfectant for its time. It was one of the first oxidative disinfectants to be used on the farm and continues to lead the way in livestock production and farm biosecurity, having been deployed successfully against 500 disease-causing pathogens