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Eurosurveillance 3/2021: Publication on the European tiered approach for virucidal efficacy testing, which corresponds to the DVV/VAH-methods on certification of virucidal hand, surface and instrument disinfectant published in 2019.
ECHA is collecting the national authorities’ feedback on specific difficulties and urgent questions that need to be clarified to support enforcement at a national level.
Take advantage of the convenient access to the VAH List of Disinfectants which can now be used online without prior registration.
Quick search, advanced search and also detailed search in the individual application areas – find what you are looking for even faster.
More new features:
- Improved auto-completion when searching by product name.
- Retrieve certified products of a company across all application areas.
- Sort your search results in the results table.
The compilation of a disinfectant list by a manufacturer-independent expert commission is unique in Europe and represents the highest possible safety level for prophylactic disinfection. It is precisely for this reason that the RKI specifically refers to the VAH list even in times of epidemics.
Steinig E et al. Evolution and Global Transmission of a Multidrug-Resistant, Community-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Lineage from the Indian Subcontinent. mBio Nov 2019;10(6):e01105-19; doi: 10.1128/mBio.01105-19.
Brown E, Dhanireddy K, Teska P et al. Influence of drying time on prewetted disinfectant towelettes to disinfect glass surfaces. AJIC 2019;in press.