Virox Animal Health

Revolutionary Disinfectants for Infection Control & Biosecurity

Awards, Certifications & Recognitions

Virox has long prided itself on developing and manufacturing cleaners and disinfectants that provided a safer and greener alternative for end users, animals and assets. Proof of this comes with multiple awards and recognition for sustainability, as well as several green certified products (AHP® was both the first EcoLogo registered disinfectant-cleaner in Canada and the first DfE (Design for the Environment) registered hydrogen peroxide disinfectant in the US).

For 2009, the management team at Virox was challenged to look internally at all our activities within the company from materials management to production, research and development to sales and put the concept of “SUSTAINABILITY” into practice. As a result of this focus we created a “GREEN TEAM” which includes members from each department. In addition to creating a Green Team, Virox also decided to pursue LEED Certification for our corporate headquarters. What better way to put sustainability into practice?

Facts & Resources

As a consumer you have the right to know that the products used in the places where you eat, sleep and work are safe for your health and the environment. From third party programs that certify green products and organizations that help promote the use of safer chemicals to cutting edge science on the chemicals used to formulate cleaning and disinfectant products, learn how to choose environmentally preferable products that can help reduce the environmental impacts of chemical usage and enhance safety – to animals, people and the planet.

Together, we can improve the impact on animal health, human health and the environment. For more information, click here.

Virox Wins EPA Safer Choice Partner of the Year Award

In 2016, Virox Technologies Inc. received the 2016 Safer Choice Partner of the Year Award for Innovation by the Safer Choice/DfE (Design for the Environment) program due to its commitment towards chemical safety. This award is aimed at bringing recognition to companies that have advanced the goal of chemical safety through exemplary participation in the Safer Choice/DfE program. To learn more, read the full press release.

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Virox Technologies Inc. Awarded the Business Achievement Award

In 2013, Virox Technologies Inc. was awarded the prestigious Global Innovator Award, presented to businesses whose product has resulted in expanded exports and new jobs in the Province of Ontario, Canada.

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Virox Technologies Inc. Achieves LEED® Silver Certification

U.S. Green Building Council Leed SilverIn 2013, Virox Technologies achieved LEED® Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), becoming the first chemical manufacturer capable of not just developing EcoLogo/UL and Green Seal Certified products, but manufacturing them in a LEED-certified facility. Learn more about the projects that were required for certification and the LEED® program:

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Virox Receives Champion Status in the Safer Detergents Stewardship Initiative (SDSI Award)

Design for the EnvironmentThe Safer Detergents Stewardship Initiative (SDSI), EPA's Design for the Environment (DfE) Program recognizes environmental leaders who voluntarily commit to the use of safer surfactants. Virox Technologies Inc. was awarded the Chemical Manufacturers and Product Formulators Champion Status, (the highest level of recognition offered under the SDSI) identifying the Accelerated Hydrogen Peroxide® (AHP®) technology as a sustainable technology and Virox Technologies Inc. as an industry leader.

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