At last we have a certified alcohol-free Hand and Surface Sanitiser which is effective against COVID-19!
Let us examine the personal hygiene options for defeating this virus:
1.Preferred and recommended: Hand washing with soap and water.
2.Next best option (up until now): Hand Sanitiser with minimum 60% alcohol content.
3.Best option from now on: Hand Sanitiser with no alcohol contenth.
1.Soap and water are not always readily available, especially when you are on the go.
2.Alcohol is a fire hazard and prolonged use will dry your skin and can cause dermatitis.
3.Safe alcohol-free chemistry which leaves a dry protective film on surfaces.
XtraSAN, is a complex polymeric biocide and virucide that is applied to the hands or surfaces for the purpose of removing common pathogens (disease-causing organisms) and viruses including COVID-19.
- Contains NO Alcohol but kills 99.99% of bacteria in a broader spectrum and over a much longer time than alcohol gels
- Does not dry skin, in fact it moisturizes
- Leaves a highly active residual dry film on skin and surfaces.
- Any excess liquid from decontamination is harmless for drainage.
Product Testing & Compliance
Product has been tested and certified to BSEN1276 and BSEN13697 against bacteria and to BSEN14476 against Virus.
The American Environmental Protection Agency website states ‘once an outbreak has been identified and the identity of the virus is confirmed by the CDC, approved products are temporarily permitted to distribute information about using the product for the emerging pathogen. The claim is to appear in a standard format’
The active ingredients contained in XtraSAN attack protein and lipid structures, including those encapsulating envelope viruses such as COVID-19 ”XtraSAN has demonstrated effectiveness against viruses similar to SARS-CoV-2 (which is the virus that causes COVID-19) on hard, nonporous surfaces. Therefore, XtraSAN can be used against SARS-CoV-2 when used in accordance with the directions for use.
“The active ingredients in XtraSAN are listed on the United States Environmental Protection Agency website as being effective against Human Coronavirus”.
Product conforms to the requirements of Biocidal Products Regulation. The consolidated version of the Regulation (EU) No 528/2012