Corona Virus Protection

Corona Virus Protection

Coronaviruses (CoVs) is an enveloped virus, this means that the virus is held within a lipid envelope. Despite the serious nature of the disease some of these enveloped viruses can cause, they’re easily compromised by most disinfectants. PDI offers several surface disinfectant products with proven efficacy to European Norm EN 14476 for enveloped viruses. The following products are effective against Coronavirus: - Sani-Cloth® Chlor - Sani-Cloth® AF Universal - Super Sani-Cloth® Plus - Sani-Cloth® 70 - Sani-Cloth® Active It is important to ensure the surface remains wet for the required contact time to allow the disinfectant to work. PDI Sani-Cloth Chlor has been tested to Human Coronavirus EPA to a contact time of 1 minute. PDI Sani-Cloth AF Universal, Sani-Cloth 70 and Super Sani-Cloth Plus are effective against enveloped viruses in just 30 seconds of contact time or less. PDI Sani-Cloth Active is effective against enveloped viruses tested to DVV/RKI in just 30 seconds. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will continue to monitor news and resources for any updates and further guidance. For more information about 2019 novel Wuhan coronavirus, please see your local infection prevention team or the latest national or international guidance. World Health Organisation, Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Public Health England. For more information about product efficacy, please see the website for the PDI Environment of Care range https://pdihc.com/global/family/environment-of-care/