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Virkon S - Disinfectant Powder - 50g Sachet

Virkon S - Disinfectant Powder - 50g Sachet

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Virkon S is a premier broad-spectrum virucidal veterinary disinfectant and recognised by both industry and governments worldwide as the disinfectant of choice for livestock disease prevention and control. Virkon S has a unique formulation - no other disinfectant has the same powerful composition and it is proven to be highly effective against 65 strains of virus in over 19 viral families, 400 strains of bacteria and over 100 strains of fungi. This list of proven efficacy includes the major OIE 'List A' diseases of concern: Avian Influenza H5N1 (bird flu), Newcastle Disease, Classical Swine Fever (Hog Cholera) and Foot and Mouth Disease. The versatility of Virkon S provides the flexible solution for surface, water and aerial disinfection and works equally well in hard water, on porous surfaces, at low temperatures and in the presence of organic challenge. *A 50g sachet will make 5 litres of disinfectant.

Click Here to view the the guide on how to make a ready-to-use Virkon-S disinfectant solution.

Key Features

✔ Powerful broad-spectrum virucidal disinfectant effective from 15 to 60 seconds*

✔ Remains highly effective in cold temperatures and in the presence of organic challenge.

✔ Independently proven against over 100 strains of viruses, 400 strains of bacteria and 60 strains of fungi and yeasts.

✔ Supporting the reduction of antibiotic use.

✔ Industry-leading chemistry recognized by governments worldwide.

*Proven efficacy against Newcastle Disease in 15 seconds, Avian Inlfuenza H7N9 in 15 seconds, African Swine Fever in 15 seconds, Foot and Mouth Disease in 30 seconds.

Instructions for Use

For disinfection of surfaces and equipment in veterinary surgeries and animal accommodation, including kennels, chicken houses, catteries and stables.
Also for use in foot dips.

Directions for Use;

• Add contents of sachet (50g) to 5 litres of water to achieve a 1:100 (1%) solution.

• Apply using suitable spraying equipment at 300ml per square metre.

• Allow for a contact time of 10 minutes.

• Up to 30 minutes may be required when facing low temperatures, soiling, or for applications requiring DEFRA approved dilutions.

This disinfectant product has been approved for disinfection of inanimate surfaces where an approved product is required to be used under the control legislation for the following specific disease(s) orders;

• Foot-and-mouth disease at the dilution rate of one part of this preparation plus 1300 parts of water.

• Swine vesicular disease at the dilution rate of one part of this preparation plus 100 parts of water.

• Poultry diseases including avian influenza, influenza of avian origin in mammals, Newcastle disease, paramyxovirus at a dilution rate of one part of this preparation plus 280 parts of water.

This disinfectant product has also been approved at a dilution rate of 1 part of this preparation plus 100 parts of water for sisinfection of inanimate surfaces where General Orders require the use of an approved disinfectant, but this approval does not apply to disinfection required under the specific control legislation relating to Tuberculosis disease.
This approval is granted under the Diseases of Animals (Approved Disinfectants) Orders made by the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs in England, Scottish ministers in Scotland and Welsh ministers in Wales.

Precautionary Statements:
Keep out of reach of children. Wear protective gloves/clothing and eye/face protection. Avoid release to the environment. Wash hands thoroughly after handling. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a POISON CENTRE or doctor/physician. INHALATION: If symptoms persist, consult a physician. SKIN CONTACT: Flush contaminated skin with plenty of water. INGESTION: Do NOT induce vomiting. If conscious, give small quantities of water to drink. Call aphysician immediately.

Use disinfectants safely. Always read the label and product information before use. Store in a cool, dry place. Once opened, use immediately. Do not allow concentrate or solutions to enter watercourses. Do not mix with other chemicals. Do not soak metal objects for more than 10 minutes. 1% solutions are stable for approximately 5 days.

Dispose of contents and container in accordance with all local, regional, national and international regulations.

Ingredients and nutrition

Pentapotassium bis(peroxymonosuphate) bis(sulphate)* (497g/kg).
*biocidal active.

Supplemental Information:
Contains: dipotassium peroxodisulphate and dipentene.

May produce an alergic reaction.


Sachet Contents: 50g.
SPR Product Code: BT0214
Barcode: 5030157000214

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