DISINFACTS | Issue 2/2021

COMPETENCE 8 Optimal efficacy against practice-relevant viruses, bacteria and fungi Of course, Bacillol ® 30 Sensitive has been tested for on the basis of the latest EN standards with regard to the efficacy against various viruses and bacteria. Particular attention was paid to germs that are relevant in health care facilities, but also wherever large numbers of people gather together (e.g., nurseries, kindergartens, schools). In detail, this means that the products are effective against coronaviruses according to EN 14476, limited virucidal also according to the practical test 16777, even faster effective against norovirus according to EN 14476 as well as tuberculocidal and mycobactericidal on the basis of EN 14348 [1] . The Bacillol ® brand has been a success on the market for almost a century with various products aimed at surface disinfection. Since we at HARTMANN are always striving to improve our products, we have listened carefully to our customers and taken their wishes into account. The focus was on the desire for an even more powerful, easy and safe to use product that is at the same time gentle to the skin and the material. The result is Bacillol ® 30 Sensitive as a foam and tissues: Bacillol® 30 Sensitive: Certified skin and respiratory compatibility Surface disinfection with more coverage, less residues and improved cleaning performance Gentle on the skin and respiratory tract Frequent contact with disinfectants, detergents and gloves can trigger skin diseases such as atopic dermatitis. A Dutch study showed that one third of all nurses develop hand eczema within 3 years of starting their training [2]. In Germany, too, work- related skin diseases are among the most common occupational diseases – led by hand eczema at 90 % – and contribute dramatically to absenteeism and incapacity to work [3]. It should not come as a surprise that during the COVID-19 pandemic, hand eczema became a major cause of illness among both health workers and the general population due to intensified hygiene measures [4, 5]. In order to Fast, safe, convenient: Bacillol ® 30 Sensitive impresses in the practical tests with top effective times against viruses, bacteria and fungi.**** • Best cleaning performance compared to its competitors.**/*** • First professional surface disinfectant certified for allergy and asthma sufferers and with very good skin compatibility • Optimal effectiveness • Very good coverage per tissue • Ideal residue behaviour Available as of January 2022* * The release date may vary in different countries and regions. Contact your local distribution partner for more information. GER, AT, CH, CZ, LU, LT, LV, SI, SK, GB, SE, EE, PL, IE: January onwards (Status Nov. 21); ES, PT, HU, GR, UA: March onwards (Status Nov. 21) ** In the removal of a fat-dust soil, test report WL 2566A/21 of 29.04.2021, "Comparative investigation of the cleaning performance of 14 ready-to-use wet disinfectant wipes", wfk - Institut für Angewandte Forschung GmbH, Krefeld *** The tested ready-to-use wet disinfection wipes represent more than 90 % of the value share (as of Q1,2021) in the German market in the segment of pre-soaked disinfection wipes. **** Tested with Bacillol 30 ® Sensitive Tissues according to the latest EN standards for medical surfaces, including the 4-field test (EN 16615) NEW 30 sec. Effective against Coronaviruses EN 14476 NEW 1 min. limited spectrum virucidal activity EN 1677 FASTER 2 min. Norovirus EN 14476 FASTER 3 min. Tuberculocidal EN 14348 Mycobactericidal EN 14348 1 min./ (a) 5 min. (listed time) Bactericidal/Yeasticidal EN 13727 / EN 13624 / EN 16615 /VAH (a) Virucidal against enveloped viruses [incl. HBV, HIV, HCV] EN 14476 / DVV / RKI Rotavirus EN 14476 30 min. Limited spectrum of virucidal activity EN 14476 Adenovirus EN 14476