PDI Surface Disinfectant Products with proven efficacy to European Norm EN 14476

Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

PDI is following all developments surrounding the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV).
Coronaviruses (CoVs) is an enveloped virus, this means that the virus is held within a lipid envelope. Despite the serious nature of the disease some of these enveloped viruses can cause, they are easily compromised by most disinfectants.

PDI offers several surface disinfectant products with proven efficacy to European Norm EN 14476 for enveloped viruses. The following products are effective against Coronavirus:

Sani-Cloth® Chlor

Sani-Cloth Chlor is our sporicidal disinfection wipe, containing detergent to aid cleaning. Ideal for disinfecting high-risk areas endemic with Clostridium difficile spores and norovirus.

Sani-Cloth Chlor are disinfection wipes for non-invasive medical devices and general surfaces.

Sani-Cloth® AF Universal

Sani-Cloth AF Universal is an alcohol free, Quaternary Ammonium based formulation. Ideal for use cleaning and disinfecting around patients and staff, especially those with respiratory sensitivities. Effective against norovirus and TB.

Sani-Cloth AF Universal are disposable disinfection wipes for non-invasive medical devices and general surfaces.

Super Sani-Cloth® Plus

Super Sani-Cloth Plus benefits from the disinfecting power of Isopropyl Alcohol with the added benefit of the dual quat boosting the efficacy to provide enhanced activity against micro organisms.

Super Sani-Cloth Plus are disposable disinfection wipes for non-invasive medical devices and general surfaces.

Sani-Cloth® 70

Sani-Cloth is an ideal disinfectant for use in fast-paced environments that require a short contact time and broad coverage of efficacy against micro organisms.

Sani-Cloth 70 are disposable disinfection wipes for non-invasive medical devices and general surfaces.

Sani-Cloth® Active

Sani-Cloth Active is a Quaternary Ammonium based formulation. Ideal for use cleaning and disinfecting around patients and staff, especially those with respiratory sensitivities.

Sani-Cloth Active are disposable disinfection wipes for non-invasive medical devices and general surfaces.

It is important to ensure the surface remains wet for the required contact time to allow the disinfectant to work.

PDI Sani-Cloth Chlor has been tested to Human Coronavirus EPA to a contact time of 1 minute.

PDI Sani-Cloth AF Universal, Sani-Cloth 70 and Super Sani-Cloth Plus are effective against enveloped viruses in just 30 seconds of contact time or less.

PDI Sani-Cloth Active is effective against enveloped viruses tested to DVV/RKI in just 30 seconds.

As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will continue to monitor news and resources for any updates and further guidance.

For more information about 2019 novel Wuhan coronavirus, please see your local infection prevention team or the latest national or international guidance.

World Health Organisation, Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the HSE

For more information about product efficacy, please see the website for the PDI Environment of Care range https://www.brennanco.ie/pdi-environment-of-care/