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Germicidal Solution

Stop Cross-Contamination & non-enveloped viruses: Be prepared to rid your critical areas of a wide variety of bacterial and viral pathogens with our top of the line Germicidal Solutions and Antiseptic Sanitizers. Our hospital grade germicidal solutions are Virucidal, Tuberculocidal, Fungicidal and Bactericidal. It helps you comply with OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard which requires the use of an "appropriate disinfectant" that is tuberculocidal and virucidal against HIV-1. Our Antiseptic hand cleansers and sanitizers clean and refresh yet also act as biocidal agents to kill and fight bacteria with a moderately long duration of action.

NEW FROM THE CDC!

  • Use a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-registered hospital disinfectant with a label claim for a non-enveloped virus (e.g., norovirus, rotavirus, adenovirus, poliovirus) to disinfect environmental surfaces in rooms of patients with suspected or confirmed Ebola virus infection. Although there are no products with specific label claims against the Ebola virus, enveloped viruses such as Ebola are susceptible to a broad range of hospital disinfectants used to disinfect hard, non-porous surfaces. In contrast, non-enveloped viruses are more resistant to disinfectants. As a precaution, selection of a disinfectant product with a higher potency than what is normally required for an enveloped virus is being recommended at this time. EPA-registered hospital disinfectants with label claims against non-enveloped viruses (e.g., norovirus, rotavirus, adenovirus, poliovirus) are broadly antiviral and capable of inactivating both enveloped and non-enveloped viruses.
  • Sanizide Germicidal Solution is a disinfectant with label claims against non-enveloped viruses (Norovirus & Poliovirus) See Sanizide Wipes, too.
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Sanizide Plus Germicidal Spray Solution and Refill, Antiseptic Hand cleansers, Sanitizers and more....

Center for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
Interim Guidance for Environmental Infection Control in Hospitals for Ebola Virus

Use a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-registered hospital disinfectant with a label claim for a non-enveloped virus (e.g., norovirus, rotavirus, adenovirus, poliovirus) to disinfect environmental surfaces in rooms of patients with suspected or confirmed Ebola virus infection. Although there are no products with specific label claims against the Ebola virus, enveloped viruses such as Ebola are susceptible to a broad range of hospital disinfectants used to disinfect hard, non-porous surfaces. In contrast, non-enveloped viruses are more resistant to disinfectants. As a precaution, selection of a disinfectant product with a higher potency than what is normally required for an enveloped virus is being recommended at this time. EPA-registered hospital disinfectants with label claims against non-enveloped viruses (e.g., norovirus, rotavirus, adenovirus, poliovirus) are broadly antiviral and capable of inactivating both enveloped and non-enveloped viruses.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How can I determine whether a particular EPA-registered hospital disinfectant is appropriate for use in the room of a patient with suspected or confirmed Ebola virus infection?

Begin by looking at the product label or product insert or, if these are not available, search the EPA search engine for this information. Users should be aware that an 'enveloped' or 'non-enveloped virus' designation may not be included on the container label. Instead check the disinfectant's label for at least one of the common non-enveloped viruses (e.g., norovirus, rotavirus, adenovirus, poliovirus).

SAFETEC SaniZide Plus Information:

Safetec® SaniZide Plus® Germicidal Solution SaniZide Plus® is a convenient, fast-acting, multi-purpose, broad spectrum disinfectant/deodorizer for environmental surfaces. Our alcohol-free formulation is a non-corrosive, EPA registered, quaternary ammonium compound effective against: TB, HIV, Hepatitis A, B, & C, MRSA, CA-MRSA, VISA, VRE, and Pandemic 2009 H1N1 Influenza A. SaniZide Plus® helps you comply with the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard, which requires the use of an intermediate level (tuberculocidal) disinfectant where gross contaminations is known to have occurred.

Test Organism Contact Time

*Hepatitis A Virus (HAV): 10 minutes
†Hepatitis B Virus (HBV): 5 minutes
‡Hepatitis C Virus (HCV): 5 minutes
*HIV-1 (associated with AIDS): 1 minute
*Human Coronavirus: 2 minutes
**Norovirus (Norwalk Virus): 30 seconds
*Poliovirus Type 1, strain Brunhilde: 10 minutes
*SARS Associated Coronavirus (ZeptoMetrix): 2 minutes
*Avian Flu A (Strains H9N2 and H3N2): 2 minutes
***2009 H1N1 Influenza A Virus: 2 minutes

Virucidal Activity

Test Methods:

* U.S. E.P.A. Pesticide Assessment Guidelines, Subdivision G: Product Performance, Section 91-2(f), and Section 91-30 (d), (e), November, 1982.
† Protocols for Testing the Efficacy of Disinfectants against Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) (EPA, Federal Register, Vol. 65, No. 166, 8/25/2000, p. 51828).
‡ Protocol for Testing Disinfectants against Hepatitis C Virus using Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus as approved by the U.S. EPA on August 15, 2002.
**Modified U.S. E.P.A. Pesticide Assessment Guidelines, Subdivision G: Product Performance, Section 91-2(f), and Section 91-30 (d), (e), November, 1982.
***Per E.P.A. Guidance Document dated 10/31/09.

2. Are there special instructions for cleaning and disinfecting the room of a patient with suspected or confirmed Ebola virus infection?

Daily cleaning and disinfection of hard, non-porous surfaces (e.g., high-touch surfaces such as bed rails and over bed tables, housekeeping surfaces such as floors and counters) should be done.4 Before disinfecting a surface, cleaning should be performed. In contrast to disinfection where products with specific claims are used, any cleaning product can be used for cleaning tasks. Use cleaning and disinfecting products according to label instructions. Check the disinfectant's label for specific instructions for inactivation of any of the non-enveloped viruses (e.g., norovirus, rotavirus, adenovirus, poliovirus) follow label instructions for use of the product that are specific for inactivation of that virus. Use disposable cleaning cloths, mop cloths, and wipes and dispose of these in leak-proof bags. Use a rigid waste receptacle designed to support the bag to help minimize contamination of the bag's exterior.

3. How should spills of blood or other body substances be managed?

The basic principles for blood or body substance spill management are outlined in the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Bloodborne Pathogen Standards (29 CFR 1910.1030).5 CDC guidelines recommend removal of bulk spill matter, cleaning the site, and then disinfecting the site.4 For large spills, a chemical disinfectant with sufficient potency is needed to overcome the tendency of proteins in blood and other body substances to neutralize the disinfectant's active ingredient. An EPA-registered hospital disinfectant with label claims for non-enveloped viruses (e.g., norovirus, rotavirus, adenovirus, poliovirus) and instructions for cleaning and decontaminating surfaces or objects soiled with blood or body fluids should be used according to those instructions.

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