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AF79 Concentrate Proven to Kill SARS-CoV-2 in Just 1 Minute!

Dec 16, 2021

As the Omicron variant spreads and reenergizes COVID-19 transmission prevention efforts, Betco® disinfectants continue to receive enhanced claims that promote public health and safety. The EPA recently approved a 1-minute kill claim against the virus that causes COVID-19 for AF79 Concentrate (primary registration). Betco is in the process of adding this to our label for the acid-free restroom disinfectant. 

While many disinfectants are included on List N due to efficacy against a similar human coronavirus or harder-to-kill pathogen, the EPA has now added AF79 Concentrate due to its scientifically proven efficacy against the isolated SARS-CoV-2 virus in only 60 seconds. The rigorous testing supporting this claim was conducted in approved labs.

In addition to killing SARS-CoV-2, AF79 Concentrate also:

  • Kills 27 other viruses, bacteria, and fungi, such as VRE, MRSA, staph, salmonella, pseudomonas, and HIV-1
  • Quickly removes soap scum on all hard, nonporous, water-washable surfaces
  • Disinfects, cleans, and deodorizes in 1 easy, labor-saving step
  • Leaves restrooms smelling fresh and clean

To request more details, including information regarding how to order AF79 Concentrate, please click here.