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New Range and Formula 99.99% Effective currently have a new formula tested in accordance with BS EN 1276:2009 and under testing for coronavirus to BS EN 14476:2013+A2:2019

Alcohol Hand Gel that Contains 70% + Ethanol Alcohols.


A rapid drying, non-rinse hand gel designed to prevent the spread of contaminating organisms.


Proven to kill both gram negative and gram positive bacteria.


Ideal as a regular-use hand sanitiser in the food and healthcare industries.


Tested to be A rapid drying, non-rinse hand sanitiser designed to prevent the spread of contaminating organisms. It contains a minimum of 70% Ehthanol alcohol, which is proven to kill both gram negative and gram positive bacteria.

 

Ethanol has a quick drying time and does not leave a residual solvent.  It is the safest method of sanitizing in any food or pharma setting.

70% Solution is Preferred

Even though ethanol is diluted to a 70% solution, it’s still effective at killing microbes, bacteria, and other microorganisms on the surfaces of counters and food manufacturing equipment.

There are two types commonly available in industry, 70% and 95% - also known as 140 proof and 190 proof. There is 100% but it’s harder to obtain and is only used for specific scientific purposes.

Pure Ethanol Prevents Cell Death

Testing has been done to show that when pure ethanol (at 100%) is poured onto a single celled organism, it will coagulate (clot) its protein. The ethanol penetrates its cellular wall in all directions. The protein located just within the cell wall is what coagulates. It’s much like a defense mechanism. This ring of coagulated protein actually prevents the ethanol from penetrating deeper into the cell wall of the organism. No more coagulation takes place. Basically, this renders the organism dormant, but doesn’t kill it. If the ethanol were to be washed away, then it’s possible the organism would come back to life.

This process defeats the purpose of using ethanol to kill microbes. Instead, scientists have found a way to trick these microbes with a lower percentage of ethanol

How 70% Ethanol Causes Cell Death

In the same study, when the 70% ethanol was poured onto a single celled organism, the ethanol also caused its protein to coagulate, but this occurred at a much slower rate. This actually allowed the ethanol to penetrate the entire cell before it had a chance for its coagulation to block it. The entire cell is then coagulated, causing the cell to die. 

What Microbes Can 70% Ethanol Kill?

The water that has been mixed into the ethanol slows the drying time, creating a longer contact time.  Ethanol needs to have a contact time of at least 10 seconds to kill Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus pyogenes. At a min 10 second drying time, ethanol kills:

Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Serratia marcescens
E. coli
Salmonella typhosa
Staphylococcus aureus
Streptococcus pyogenes


Product Data Sheet.


Effective against gram positive and gram negative bacteria.
Kills bacteria to European Standards.


Apply to the skin and rub in covering the whole area. ViraClean dries rapidly while killing bacteria. Do not wash the product away or use material to dry the hands.
VIRACLEAN is ideal for use in establishments where infection control is a priority,
E.g. hospitals, care homes, clinics, high risk food manufacturing and preparation areas, etc.


Always read the instructions before use.


Safety Data Sheets.
  
English / Italian
Health & Safety /Salute E Sicurezza


Signal Word: Danger Avvertenze: Pericolo
    
Hazard pictograms: Pittogrammi di pericolo:  
    
Hazard Statements: Indicazioni di pericolo:
H225 Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Liquido e vapori facilmente infiammabili.
H336 May cause drowsiness or dizziness. Può provocare sonnolenza o vertigini.


Precautionary Statements: Consigli di prudenza:
P102 Keep out of reach of children. Tenere fuori dalla portata dei bambini.
P233 Keep container tightly closed. Tenere il recipiente ben chiuso.
P210 Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. – No smoking. Tenere lontano da fonti di calore/scintille/fiamme libere/superfici riscaldate. – Non fumare.
P304 + 340 IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IN CASO DI INALAZIONE: trasportare l'infortunato all’aria aperta e mantenerlo a riposo in posizione che favorisca la respirazione.
P305 + 351 + 338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IN CASO DI CONTATTO CON GLI OCCHI: sciacquare accuratamente per parecchi minuti. Togliere le eventuali lenti a contatto se è agevole farlo. Continuare a sciacquare.
P312 Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. In caso di malessere, contattare un CENTRO ANTIVELENI o un medico.
P370 + 378 In case of fire: Use water for extinction. In caso di incendio: estinguere con acqua

 

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Warranty Information

BS EN 1040 (2005) Effective against gram positive and gram negative bacteria.Antiseptic to EN 1040 (2005). Kills bacteria to European Standard.

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