Domestos, a brand of household chemicals in the product portfolio Unilever has proven effective against the new strain of SARS-COV-2, which causes coronavirus infection COVID-19. This was stated by the press service of the company.
“The research conducted in the laboratory company Microbac Laboratories, Inc. (USA), according to the preliminary results confirmed the high efficacy of the gel against Muscle strain SARS-COV-2, with surface treatment as in the undiluted state and in concentrations recommended by who (0.5% sodium hypochlorite)”, – stated in the message.
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It is also reported that March-April 2020 Domestos in coordination with the regional state administrations, had handed over more than 5000 liters universal disinfectant based on sodium hypochlorite in a reference hospital for infectious diseases in Ukraine to counter the spread and distribution of viral infections.
Recently, the company also joined the initiative of the MES of Ukraine to ensure 1625 points of the external evaluation, the EMI and EFW the necessary protective equipment, sending more than 28 thousand liters of disinfectant for the treatment of premises and surfaces throughout Ukraine in order to make the examinations secure.
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“The main active ingredient detergent Domestos – sodium hypochlorite is recommended by the world health organization (who) for use at a concentration of at least 0.5% for disinfecting surfaces in homes and medical settings where patients with suspected or confirmed infection COVID-19. To test the effectiveness of brand products against coronavirus, a study was conducted on the strain of the virus SARS-CoV-2 in an independent laboratory in the United States in may 2020. According to the preliminary results, detergent Domestos format gels demonstrate high efficiency as in the undiluted state and in concentrations recommended by the who,” the company said.