Virkon - powder for disinfectant
 Virkon - disinfectant and antiseptic preparations.

Release form of the drug and Virkon

The drug is available in powder form for the preparation of disinfectant solution, in paper bags, laminated with polyethylene, 50 g, in a cardboard bundle by 25 bags or containers with 500 g dosage spoon (10 g) to prepare one liter solution of 1%.

Powder pinkish-white, granular (sometimes produced in the form of pellets) is readily soluble in water.

Combined preparation includes potassium persulfate, sodium persulfate triple salt, flavors, stabilizers, inorganic buffering system, a mixture of cationic surfactants, sodium chloride.

The pharmacological action of the drug Virkon

Virkon has a strong detergent and disinfectant action. Inhibits all known viruses, fungi, bacteria, mold, yeast (the same applies to the hepatitis B virus and AIDS with adequate exposure). During cleaning prevents the dispersion of micro-organisms, non-staining, non-corrosive, non-polluting.

Indications for use of the drug Virkon

Virkon is used according to instructions:

  • When spring cleaning in medical and care institutions;
  • For cleaning and disinfection of medical equipment (bronchoscopy, laparoscopy, endoscopy, medical instruments, etc.);
  • To disinfect all surfaces in the premises of public facilities (hotels, hostels, etc..), In sanitary rooms, indoor public catering;
  • For disinfection and decontamination located on fabrics and surfaces of blood, in order to avoid contamination in blood transfusion;
  • To disinfect aquariums;
  • To disinfect the premises, where previously there were animals.

Method of application and dosage Virkon

 Antiseptic drug Virkon
 The contents of one packet or a dosing spoon (10 g) according to the instructions Virkon be dissolved respectively in five to one liter of water. The finished solution can be stored for longer than seven days. The shelf life of the powder for solution - 3 years.

Medical apparatus and instruments, laboratory medical equipment treated with 1% solution for ten minutes.

Infected carpeting and things you need to fill up the powder for three minutes, and then treated with a 1% solution ready.

The infected linen must soak for ten minutes in 1% solution, and after the wash and rinse a conventional manner.

If you suspect an infection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis is applied 3% dilution for five minutes. For the destruction of the virus used Parvoviridae 2% ready solution for ten minutes.

Contraindications and warnings on the drug Virkon

Use according to instructions Virkon not irritate the skin, does not have a sensitizing action on the body, almost irritates mucous membranes.

Using the instructions for Virkon is contraindicated for people under eighteen.

All work should be carried out with Virkon protective clothing with special safety equipment. Avoid contact with the eyes, skin and respiratory system. In case of contact of the powder into the respiratory system or mucous membranes, an urgent need to consult a doctor.

If the powder is scattered on the surface should be thoroughly zamyt place spillage.

After using Virkon it is recommended to take a shower with soap and water.