Achieving 99.999 Per Cent Microbial Reduction

by 5m Editor
19 August 2013, at 7:05am

BELGIUM - The goal of disinfection is very clear: to achieve a 99.999 per cent microbial reduction. It is all about avoiding pathogens building up to dangerously high levels. At these high levels they can cause serious health problems for the animals and substantial economic losses to the farmer.

It is a never-ending job that requires a rigorous approach. One cannot be selective about which areas get disinfected and which are not. Bacteria, viruses and fungi will find a stronghold in these "forgotten areas" and finally spread the disease trough people, pigs, transport, vermin, insects etc. that are passing by these infectious hot spots.

Virocid is an extremely concentrated disinfectant with a synergistic composition of four active ingredients. It has proven records in preventing and fighting disease outbreaks for many years: IN, IBD, Avain Influenza, Enterococcus, Salmonella, Aspergillus. It is amazingly effective at very low dilutions (0,25 - 0,5 per cent) against all microorganisms: bacteria, viruses, fungi and spores.

Virocid is hospital graded according to the EPA registration in the USA.

Moreover, Virocid has a long residual action and can be applied in a versatile way (spraying, (hot) fogging, foaming) on surfaces, boot dips, vehicles and equipment. Tested and registered worldwide (EN, AFNOR, DEFRA, DVG, EPA ...).

The bactericidal, virucidal, fungicidal and sporicidal effect of Virocid is unique in the world and is safe for people, animals and the environment. Virocid complies with MEL (maximum exposure limit). This legislation is about the protection of the human health and the security of the employees against the risks of chemical agents in the working environment. In this regulation they mention that there can only be max. 0,05 ppm after 15 min of exposure time. The values for Virocid are as followed:

  • Virocid sprayed at 0,5 per cent (1:200) --> 0,0019 ppm
  • Virocid foamed at 0,5 per cent (1:200) --> 0,0016 ppm