Effective against coronaviruses
Disinfection of the COVID-19 Virus
“The active ingredient, Benzalkonium Chloride (0.05%), has been shown to be effective against coronaviruses
As the COVID-19 virus is new, no study has been published on the virus. This assessment is thus based on published scientific studies on coronaviruses, a group to which the COVID-19 virus would belong.” National Environmental Agency, Singapore
“Antimicrobial agents effective against different coronaviruses: Benzalkonium Chloride (0.05%)” European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Interim guidance for environmental cleaning in non-healthcare facilities exposed to SARS-CoV-2. ECDC: Stockholm; 2020.
Aerelle Alcohol Free Hand Sanitiser Active Ingredients(s): Benzalkonium Chloride (0.13%)Alternative name: alkyl dimethyl benzyl ammonium chloride