Rescue™ and Prevail™, formulated with Accelerated Hydrogen Peroxide®, are approved for use against some of the world’s most dangerous pathogens under the EPA Emerging Viral Pathogen guidance, including SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Rescue™ and Prevail™ Wipes, Ready-to-Use Liquid, and Concentrate can be used effectively against the virus that causes COVID-19 when used in accordance with the directions for use.
Yes, when using Prevail Disinfectants we do expect efficacy against coronavirus disease.
The coronavirus (COVID-19) is an enveloped virus, meaning that it is relatively easy to kill. Prevail Ready-to-Use Liquid and Wipes should be used with a 3-minute contact time. Prevail Concentrate should be used with a 5-minute contact time and a 1:40 dilution.
“The infection prevention experts call it the bug of the week club. They do not expect that this will end. This is just possibly the new norm.”
- Randy Pilon, President and CEO, Virox Technologies Inc.
In cases of emerging viral pathogens like SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, when there is no test that can be conducted to validate the efficacy of a disinfectant against an emerging viral pathogen, Health Canada utilizes the Broad Spectrum Virucide claim to determine the expected efficacy of a disinfectant against an emerging virus.
Usually, we think of the kind of international disasters portrayed in movies, and while the effects of a pandemic can be serious the reality is it's not quite as dramatic.
An outbreak is less scary than a pandemic like COVID19, but it can still be damaging. In this video we go over what an outbreak is and how to ensure your facility is on top of preventing one from happening.
When we think of diseases that come from animals, we often think about the "blockbuster" viruses like Ebola, H1N1 influenza, and the Covid-19 pandemic. However, these diseases are all around us, and they aren't limited to viruses.
Learn more about Zoonotic Diseases and how we can keep ourselves healthy, and protect the animals around us.
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Cleaning and disinfection might sound like the job that nobody wants to do. After all, there are more fun ways to spend your time than mopping floors or scrubbing kennels, right? This may be true, but the bottom line is that cleaning and disinfection is everyone’s job, and it’s one of the most important steps in protecting your facility from infectious diseases.
By now, you’ve likely heard a lot about outbreaks and how they happen. But what if we told you that the microbes that cause the most diseases could never start an outbreak in the first place? In addition to other infection prevention measures, one of the main things that stops these microbes is vaccines
Despite all of your preventative measures, the reality is that you could still come into contact with sick animals. Just one sick animal can cause an outbreak in your facility. Not only could this cost your facility thousands of dollars, but can also have a lasting impact on your reputation. So let’s take a look at symptoms to watch for, and how to manage a sick animal.
When dealing with the aftermath of an outbreak, try to remember that many facilities have dealt with outbreaks and gone on to continue providing top-notch care for their animals and clients. And this can happen by taking a few proactive steps to make the best of this unfortunate incident.
‘One Health’ is founded on the concept that human, animal and environmental health are all connected, and many large-scale health issues will impact all three. Issues such as food security, vector-bone disease and environmental destruction pose a threat to the health of our communities, as well as the natural world around us.