These Cleaners Kill Coronavirus: Lysol, Clorox, Purell Products Make EPA’s Disinfectants List

first_imgEPA List Of Registered DisinfectantsHere are some of the registered disinfectants on the EPA’s list. Find the full list here.Clorox Disinfecting WipesClorox Commercial SolutionsClorox Disinfecting SprayClorox Multi-Surface Cleaner + BleachKlercide 70/30Lonza FormulationLysol Clean & Fresh Multi-Surface CleanerLysol Disinfectant Max Cover MistLysol Heavy-Duty Cleaner Disinfectant ConcentrateOxycide Daily Disinfectant CleanerPeak Disinfectant WipesPeroxide Multi Surface Cleaner and DisinfectantPeroxide Disinfectant and Glass CleanerPurell Professional Surface Disinfectant WipesSani-Prime Germicidal Disposable WipeSani-Prime Germicidal SprayThe American Chemistry Council’s Center for Biocide Chemistries posted a list of disinfectants referred to as “fighting products” at Americanchemistry.com, which the website said were pre-approved by the EPA and “for use against emerging enveloped viral pathogens and can be used during the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.” The website said it was providing the information as a “public service,” but notes the list is “not exhaustive” but can be used to “identify products suitable for use against COVID-19.” Find the list here. These Cleaners Kill Coronavirus: Lysol, Clorox, Purell Products Make EPA’s Disinfectants ListBY KELLY TYKO | USA TODAY The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that for “disinfection, diluted household bleach solutions, alcohol solutions with at least 70% alcohol, and most common EPA-registered household disinfectants should be effective.”The CDC also mentioned another list with EPA-approved “emerging viral pathogens claims” from the American Chemistry Council Center for Biocide Chemistries. Many of the same products from the EPA list also are on the list.The EPA says consumers should follow the directions and pay “close attention to the contact time for the product on the treated surface.”The nagency notes there may be additional disinfectants that meet the criteria that could be added to the list.Video: Coronavirus in Oklahoma: How can you stop the spread? What if you are exposed? FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharecenter_img The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released a list of disinfectants to protect against the spread of the coronavirus.According to the EPA, products on the list have “qualified for use against COVID-19” through the agency’s Emerging Viral Pathogen program where manufacturers provide the EPA with data that “shows their products are effective against harder-to-kill viruses.”Coronaviruses are what are called enveloped viruses, “meaning they are one of the easiest types of viruses to kill with the appropriate disinfectant product,” the EPA says.“Using the correct disinfectant is an important part of preventing and reducing the spread of illnesses along with other critical aspects such as hand washing,” EPA administrator Andrew Wheeler said in a news release. “EPA is providing this important information in a public and transparent manner on disinfectant products to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.” Cosa Oxonia ActiveMicroban 24 Hour Multi-Purpose CleanerMicroban 24 Hour Bathroom CleanerLemon DisinfectantCosa Oxonia ActiveClear Gear Sports SprayFoster First DefenseSani-Spritz SprayDon-O-MiteOne-Step Disinfectant CleanerX-Ray Apron Cleaner DisinfectantAll Purpose VirexSaniZide Pro 1 SprayMaxim GSC Germicidal Spray CleanerBright Solutions Lemon Zip DisinfectantSimple Green Clean FinishTB Quat DisinfectantBioesque Solutions Botanical Disinfectant SolutionREScue Ready to Use One Step Disinfectant Cleaner & DeodorizerZep Spirit IIZep Antibacterial Disinfectant & CleanerZep Quick Clean DisinfectantStepan Spray Disinfectant ConcentrateBuckeye Sanicare Lemon Quat3M Quat Disinfectant Cleaner ConcentrateSymplicity Sanibet Multi-Range SanitizerPine QuatQuaternary Disinfectant CleanerTruShot Disinfectant Cleaner for HospitalsTruShot Disinfectant Cleaner Restroom Cleaner & DisinfectantFormula 17750 WintermintFormula 17822 Deo-Clean MultiNeutra-Tec 64FOOTNOTE: Follow USA TODAY reporter Kelly Tyko on Twitter: @KellyTykolast_img read more

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