USEPA information on disinfectants for use against coronavirus


On January 29, 2020, EPA activated its Emerging Viral Pathogens Guidance for Antimicrobial Pesticides in response to the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19). USEPA maintains a list, referred to as List N, which includes products that meet EPA’s criteria for use against SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes the disease COVID-19. To identify whether a particular product is on the list, EPA advises checking the product’s EPA registration number on the specific product label. If the EPA registration number on the product label is on List N, the product can be used against SARS-CoV-2. EPA advises that many products may be marketed and sold under different brand names, but if they have the same EPA registration number, they are the same product.

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