Efficient and effective spore control

For the destruction or disinfection of spores, there are a few things to consider when choosing the right disinfectant. We explain to you why Sterilyte FL X is the right product for you.

Sporicide - the right active ingredient

A disinfectant that can be used as a sporicide must not only be able to kill bacteria, but also render their spores harmless. Basically, spores pose a health risk for humans. These can lead to dangerous diseases.

How does a sporicidal disinfectant have to be labeled?

The European standard provides evidence of the sporicidal effect EN 13704. Here, the preparation was tested under practical conditions to determine whether it contained the spores of the Bacillus subtilis bacterium can reduce by at least 3 log-10 levels. The proof of effectiveness must have been carried out by an accredited laboratory. If the standard EN 13704 is specified, an associated exposure time is always listed. This can usually be between 10-60 minutes.

Sodium hypochlorite used against spores

The Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (BAuA) recommends the use of sodium hypochlorite for disinfection against spores ( link ). In addition to this, other active ingredients are recommended:

  • Peracetic acid
  • Chlorine dioxide
  • ozone
  • chlorine
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Chloramine T
  • Iodine
A notice: Disinfectants based on alcohol are suitable Not for effective spore control.

What added value does Sterilyte FL X (sodium hypochlorite) offer?

The active ingredient with the application concentration found in our Sterilyte FL X product offers you several advantages: