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Frequently asked questions.
FAQ regarding the VAH List.
The VAH List of Disinfectants contains all disinfectant procedures which have a certificate for efficacy issued by VAH. It lists all products with their tested concentrations and contact times and activity spectrums. VAH certificates are issued when the products meet the requirements for quality assurance as published by VAH. These are based on efficacy testing according to standardized test methods in correspondence with the state of the art and the European (CEN) test methods, thus ensuring a high level of efficacy in actual use conditions.
The database-supported VAH List of Disinfectants (online) contains important information on all products which were certified by VAH. The VAH List is the basis for selecting effective disinfectants for use in hospitals, outpatient clinics and resident doctors’ or dentists’ offices as well as in public institutions and other areas where there is a risk for infection transmission. Users are granted free access to this website which is available in English and German.
Users will benefit from features such as:
- Continuous update of the database on the basis of VAH certification
- Three-step search with improved usability: quick search, advanced search, product details
- More filter options such as selection of pathogens or activity spectrum
- Convenient usage on mobile electronic devices such as smartphone and tablet
- Compilation of multiple favourites lists
The VAH List online is a free,open access service and is available to all users after an easy registration process online.
If you forgot your password, reset it, by enterin your username or email address online. Follow the directions. You will receive an email with a link to set a new password.
If you do not receive an email, check your spam filter or check the possibility that you are using someone else’s access. If you continue to have problems, send an email to email@example.com
FAQ regarding certification.
FAQ regarding practical use.
The Disinfectants Commissions has given some information on practical use which is published as additional contents in the VAH List online in English and German:
Furthermore, there is a working group “Applied Disinfection” which publishes guidance documents for users as well as number of FAQ. These documents are currently published in German only.