Wide spectrum bactericide, fungicide and virucide. pH neutral, hard surface cleaner and sanitiser. Formulation HWS-64 (LONZA).
Registered with the US Environmental Protection Agency as a disinfectant qualified for use against SARS-CoV-2, a coronavirus that causes COVID-19.
Didecyl dimethyl ammonium chloride 2.54% n-Alkyl (C14 50%, C12 40%, C16 10%) dimethyl benzyl ammonium chloride 1.69%
EPA Registration Number: 47371-131
Product Name: Formulation HWS-64
Formula developed and registered by: H&S Chemicals Division (LONZA).
EPA is the US Environmental Protection Agency that operates an internationally supported registry for pesticide products, including disinfectants. As part of the registration process, EPA evaluates the product efficacy to make sure the public health label claims are accurate.
On 3 March 2020 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a list of EPA-registered disinfectant products that have qualified for use against SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19.
A multi-purpose, neutral pH, germicidal detergent and deodorant effective in hard water up to 400 ppm (calculated as CaCO3) in the presence of a moderate amount of soil (5% organic serum) according to the AOAC Use-dilution Test. Disinfects, cleans and deodorises in one labour-saving step.
US Environmental Protection Agency certificate and full specification HWS-64
Download EPA Certificate HWS 64 – PDF 780kb
Recommended for use in hospitals, nursing homes, schools, universities, commercial and industrial institutions, office buildings, tanning salons, veterinary clinics, animal life science laboratories, zoos, meat and poultry establishments, equine farms, pet shops, airports, kennels, hotels, motels, poultry farms, dairy farms, pig farms, breeding establishments, grooming establishments, funeral homes and households.
Disinfects, cleans, and deodorises the following hard, nonporous, inanimate surfaces: floors, walls, (non-medical) metal surfaces, (non-medical) stainless steel surfaces, glazed porcelain, plastic surfaces (such as polypropylene, polystyrene, acrylic, etc.)
Effective against the following Bacteria, Viruses and Fungi.
This data was prepared to support EPA registration of the formula in the USA.
This product meets the criteria to make claims against certain emerging viral pathogens from the following viral categories.