Recently, you may have heard about isolated outbreaks of monkeypox. Such outbreaks are rare and, as you might expect, there are presently few, if any, disinfectants that have a kill claim for monkeypox. As such, the EPA has activated the emerging viral pathogen protocol that allows existing disinfectants that meet certain criteria to be used. They have also created a List Q to identify products that are expected to be effective against monkeypox similar to the List N created for SARS-Covid-2. Details can be found in the link below:
To make things simple for our customers outlined below are our disinfectant products that are approved for List Q and the dilutions and contact times required to ensure effectiveness against monkeypox. Remember when searching List Q to use only the first two sets of numbers of the EPA Registration number e.g. 71847-6 to search 71847-6-69268.
The above products have demonstrated effectiveness against viruses similar to the monkeypox virus on hard non-porous surfaces.
Therefore these products can be used against monkeypox when used in accordance with the directions for use against the supporting virus on hard, non-porous surfaces.
For more information:
Refer to CDC website at https://www.cdc.gov/poxvirus/monkeypox/about.html
Refer to EPA website at https://www.epa.gov/pesticide-registration/disinfectants-emerging-viral-pathogens-evps-list-q#evps
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