Rely+on Virkon is based on Virkon S, but is relabelled for the human healthcare industry. Virkon has a unique, synergised oxidising system based on potassium monopersulphate. Virkon has an unrivalled spectrum of activity - and has been formulated to meet all pathogenic challenges to staff and patients. The efficacy of Virkon has been proven by worldwide independent testing program.
Virkon has been developed and manufactured by Antec International, worldwide patents granted.
Virkon has an unparalleled spectrum of activity, proven effective against:
300 strains/clinical isolates from 76 bacteria,
47 strains/clinical isolates from 35 viruses
45 strains/clinical isolates from 17 fungi
Virkon is proven effective against all major pathogens known to man, including:
viruses HIV/AIDS, hepatitis B, polio, lassa and rift valley fevers.
bacteria Staphylococci, Streptococci, Proteus, Pseudomonas, Mycobacteria- (including TB) and all the major food poisoning bacteria. Proven against a wide range of antibiotic-resistant strains.
fungi Candida and the common skin dermatophytes.
Virkon has a built-in colour indicator of strength, loss of colour denotes some loss of activity, and indicates that a fresh solution should be prepared in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions
Virkon is resistant to inactivation by organic material.
Contains a surfactant - combines cleaning and disinfection in one operation. Avoids the problems of pre-cleaning which spreads infection on cleaning materials and utensils.
Full details of spectrum and summary of testing program plus copies of all independent test reports freely available.
OFFERS MAXIMUM SAFETY TO STAFF AND PATIENTS
RELY+ON VIRKON SOLUTION is non-irritant to skin is non-irritant to eyes does not possess a toxic vapour phase protects staff and patients from all pathogen challenge
Rely+on Virkon powder does not evolve toxic chlorine fumes when used on urine spills.
Rely+on Virkon Soluble Tablets are also available. In addition to the usual packs of Rely+on Virkon powder, ie. 50gm Sachets, 500gm Squeeze bottles and 5Kg Drums, the 5gm tablet provides a new and quick way to make up 500ml of 1% Virkon solution.Firstly, it dissolves much quicker and in a much cleaner fashion, and secondly they are much easier to pop into the neck of a trigger spray container, which is the application we see as being the most popular for this kind pack form. The tablets are packed either 10 to a small pot or 50 to a larger tub, thereby offering a tub size to suit all needs.
Rely+on Virkon is still the ultimate high level surface disinfectant suitable for use on surfaces in Healthcare, Laboratory, Food preparation and production, Catering, Residential, Hotel, Transport, Emergency Services and Public environments.
WIDEST RANGE OF CLINICAL USAGE VIRKON powder for the safe containment and disposal of blood and body fluid spills. VIRKON solution is suitable for all routine disinfection tasks whatever the infection threat. the combined cleaning and disinfection of all hard surfaces (walls, floors, trolleys, locker tops, laboratory benches, equipment exteriors, etc). the replacement of the aldehydes in the treatment of flexible endoscopes. general laboratory usage (discard jars, centrifuges, pipettes, etc). the routine decontamination of body fluid handling devices (renal dialysis machines, blood analysers, blood bank equipment, etc).
MAXIMUM COST EFFECTIVENESS combines cleaning and disinfection - avoids the additional time and cost of seperate pre-cleaning. reduces the range of disinfectant and cleaning products required giving savings in inventory and stock control. Simplifies staff training. Simplifies infection control procedures and policies - a major contribution to reducing the costs of hospital or laboratory-acquired infection.