Saturday, 23 May 2020

Which disinfectants will kill coronavirus?

Human coronaviruses can remain infectious on inanimate surfaces at room temperature for up to 9 days. At a temperature of 30°C or more the duration of persistence is shorter. Surface disinfection with 0.1% sodium hypochlorite or 62–71% ethanol significantly reduces coronavirus infectivity on surfaces within 1 min exposure time. We expect a similar effect against the SARS-CoV-2

In this video, Tim Sandle explains more:

1 comment:

  1. can I ask if you have looked at neutral electrolysed water? seemed ok for foot and mouth influenza and lots of other viruses- according to the literature.. thankyou


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