Disinfectants testing bsl4 avian influenza, african swine fever, foot-and-mouth disease

Disinfectant testing

Are you currently developing a new disinfectant or do you already have a disinfectant on the market and you want to claim efficacy against a specific virus? If this is the case, please read along. Wageningen Bioveterinary Research (WBVR) wants to help you showing the effect of your disinfectant against specific animal and zoonotic viruses. With this test service, we can determine whether a disinfectant can kill the specific virus in a short time frame. Your product positioning will strongly gain power by proving its efficacy to kill specific viruses!

Inactivate animal and zoonotic viruses

Disinfectants are used to prevent the spread of animal and zoonotic diseases on agricultural businesses. Within European law and regulations, veterinary disinfectants are generally tested for their ability to inactivate bovine enterovirus type 1. This is a universal test that indicates the potency of the disinfectant to inactivate viruses in general, but does not provide information on the activity against the most relevant pathogens, like African swine fever, avian influenza and SARS-CoV-2. A claim against a specific virus could help in the usage of the right products at the right time and place, during an outbreak or preventing of an outbreak. WBVR is able to test you disinfectant against most animal and zoonotic viruses.

Disinfectant testing according to European norm

Usually WBVR performs the disinfectant test service according to the European NEN 14675 norm. If you need to test your disinfectant in another way, please inquire, there is always a possibility to adapt the procedure to your own requirements. Our independent, third-party validation supports consumer confidence and makes the product stand out from its competitors. WBVR can deliver a fast turnover time and can customize the assay to your needs.

Proven efficacy

Is your disinfectant able to inactivate African swine fever virus, foot-and-mouth disease virus, and/or avian influenza virus? Wageningen Bioveterinary Research (WBVR) supplies you with the evidence! Using our unique veterinary BSL 4 facilities and the specific viruses we are able to test your disinfectant according to the NEN 14675 norm. Your product positioning will strongly gain power by proving its efficacy to kill specific viruses!

NEN 14675 norm-based test are available for:

  • African swine fever virus (ASFV)
  • Avian influenza virus (AIV)
  • Foot-and-mouth disease virus (FMDV)
  • Infectious bronchitis virus (IBV)
  • Lumpy skin disease (LSD)
  • Monkeypox virus (Mpox)
  • Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV)
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)

The only way to secure that your disinfectant is able to inactivate a specific virus is to demonstrate it. WBVR offers this service. Please contact us if you want to test the efficacy of your disinfectant against a specific virus. This can be a virus from the list or any other animal or zoonotic virus! Do not hesitate to contact us.

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