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Dupont disinfectant

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DuPont Animal Health Solutions
1007 Market Street
Windham Rd
Wilmington DE 19898
United States

Dupont reports testing at a veterinary hospital in the USA that showed a near total reduction in the number of environmental bacteria after misting of surfaces in large-animal facilities with a 4% dilution of disinfectant Virkon S. Bacterial colony-forming units were reduced by the equivalent of 6 on a log scale. Typically, a reduction factor of 3-5 logs is considered the minimum for effective disinfection. Results were rated as similar to those achieved by applying a formaldehyde aerosol and better than when aerosolisation was by a glutaraldehyde and quaternary ammonium compound mixture.

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