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Virkon S Disinfectant

Product code: 3245
Brand: Lanxess

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Virkon S Disinfectant is Defra Approved Disinfectant that is used for livestock & poultry disease prevention and control. Virkon S by Lanxess (formerly known as DuPont) prevents the spread of diseases such as foot & mouth, bird flu and other agricultural based infections.

Virkon S is a pink powder that is added to water to make a disinfectant solution. The standard dilution is 1%. Virkon S Benefits:
  • Defra approved
  • Outstanding virucidal properties
  • Suitable for organic farming
  • Ideal foot dip disinfectant
  • Used to disinfect surfaces, equipment and water systems
  • No need for disinfectant rotation
  • Not classified as hazardous for transport
Virkon S Defra approvals
  • Foot & Mouth Disease: 1g in 1300ml of water
  • Swine Vesicular Disease: 1g in 100ml of water
  • Diseases of Poultry: 1g in 280ml of water
  • General orders: 1g in 100ml of water
Surface disinfection: Routine disinfection for all surfaces, earth, wood, and concrete. Use a 1:100 dilution (10g of Virkon S for every litre of water). Apply via a pressure washer or other mechanical sprayer, apply Virkon S solution at an application rate of 300ml/m2.

Equipment disinfection: Routine cleaning and disinfection of movable farm equipment. Use a 1:100 dilution (10g of Virkon S for every litre of water). Apply using a brush or pressure washer, wash all equipment in Virkon S solution until visibly clean.

Water system: Terminal disinfection 1:100 to 1:200. Continuous disinfection 1:1000.

Foot dips: Routine disinfection of footwear. 
Use a 1:100 dilution (10g of Virkon S for every litre of water). Replace solution once it has either become soiled or after 4-5 days.

Did you know that DuPont Virkon S has been re-branded to Lanxess Virkon S? Don't worry, everything is the same apart from the label. If you wish to read more, please head over to our farming blog.

Virkon S is a Defra Approved Disinfectant Effective in Stopping Disease

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