VirKon Disinfectant

VirKon Disinfectant
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VirKon S

The premier broad spectrum vircidal disinifectant is recognised by industry and governements worldwide as a disinfectant of choicefor livestock disease control. In terms of efficacy Virkon® has been prven highly effective against 100 strains of bacteria and 100 strains of fungi including the major OIE list A diseases of concern, Avin Influenza (HN51), classical swine fever (Hog Cholera), Foot and Mouth disease and Newcastle disease.

VirKon S application chart
TaskDilution rateApplication rate
Surface disinfection1:100 (1%)300 mls/m2
Equipment disinfection1:100 (1%)wash until visibly clean, leave for 10 minutes
then rinse thoroughly with clean water and allow to dry
Disinfectant footdips and wheeldips1:100 (1%)Replenish every 4-5 days or when heavily soiled
Livestock transport vehicle disinfection1:200(0.5%) Disinfect all vehicle surfaces inside and out - park vehicle on a slope to drain and dry
Water system (continuous disinfection)1:1000 (0.1%)Dose continuously until required water quality is restored
Water system (terminal disinfection)1:200 (0.5%)Dose header tank and flush through system
Leave for one hour then flush system through
with fresh clean water
Cold fogging at terminal disinfection1:100 (1%)1 ltr per 10 m2 of floor space
Thermal fogging at terminal disinfection1:25 (4%)1 ltr per 40 m2 of floor space
Aerial disinfection in the presence of poultry and livestock 1:200 (0.5%)1 ltr per 10 m2 of floor space