Hycolin Antiviral Bathroom Cleaner FAQ's

It’s a liquid cleaner designed to remove soap scum and lime scale whilst also killing pathogenic bacteria and viruses on everyday Bathroom surfaces such as sinks, showers, tiles and toilets.
Peace of mind. Studies clearly indicate that harmful viruses and bacteria can remain viable on contaminated surfaces for days and be capable of causing infection by cross contamination. Hycolin Antiviral Bathroom Cleaner gives hygienic assurance in your bathroom. It is a powerful dual-purpose product that not only cleans stubborn soil from dirty surfaces but also effectively disinfects those surfaces, therefore reducing the risk of cross contamination of germs within your bathroom.
Hycolin Antiviral Bathroom Cleaner cleans and disinfects. It contains both antimicrobial agents, limescale removing agents and surfactants to aid with removal of stubborn bathroom dirt.
Hycolin Antiviral Bathroom Cleaner contains a carefully determined blend of key ingredients including a biocidal active substance and detergents. These ingredients work together to clean bathroom surfaces by aiding the removal of soiling and then disinfect those cleaner surfaces by intentionally disrupting the structure of the undesirable bacteria and viruses contaminating your bathroom surfaces.
No Hycolin Antiviral Bathroom Cleaner does not contain any sodium hypochlorite or any other bleaching agent, so it is safe for use on most hard surfaces.
Yes. Used as directed Hycolin Antiviral Bathroom Cleaner is suitable for use on all non-porous hard surfaces in Bathrooms including, plastics, enamel, glass, tiles and chrome. We do not recommend used on limestone and marble or polished, oiled or varnished wood. If in doubt, always test on an inconspicuous area first. Always follow the directions on the label.
Hycolin Antiviral Bathroom Cleaner has been shown by independent testing to PASS the relevant International Standard Methods. It is therefore known to be highly effective against a broad range of pathogenic (disease-causing) viruses and bacteria, including the more commonly encountered Coronaviruses, E. coli, Staphylococcus and Pseudomonas.
Yes. The product has been tested against the virus called SARS-CoV-2, the cause of COVID-19. The product has been independently tested by expert virologists using the latest European virus test protocols (called EN 14476:2013+A2:2019 and NEN 14675) to measure its antiviral performance. The results from these tests have clearly demonstrated that Hycolin Antiviral Bathroom Cleaner is highly effective against Coronaviruses, specifically the virus called SARS-CoV-2.
This means that only 0.01% of the test organisms survived after treatment with Hycolin Bathroom Cleaner. In reality the real number is more like 0.001% to 0.0001% depending on the test being performed. Either way this result is considered to be a satisfactory level of disinfection for general domestic hygiene.
For thorough disinfection Hycolin Antiviral Bathroom Cleaner should be left to act for a minimum of 5 minutes after application to the surface. After this time wipe the treated surface with a clean, damp cloth or rinse with fresh water. The surface is now disinfected and more hygienic.
No. The function of this product is to quickly and effectively clean and disinfect hygiene-critical surfaces in your bathroom. The product will not remain on treated surfaces. Periodic cleaning with Hycolin is key to maintain high standards of hygiene.
For the best hygiene results: 1. Apply the Hycolin Antiviral Bathroom Cleaner, applying a generous covering of foam on all surfaces and work into the surface with a cloth or sponge. 2. Leave to act for 5 minutes. 3. Rinse off with fresh water. 4. For enhanced hygiene, after cleaning reapply a light covering of Hycolin Antiviral Bathroom Cleaner and again, allow to dwell for 5 minutes. 5. The rinse off and leave to air dry.
Hycolin Antiviral Bathroom Cleaner should form part of your regular household hygiene regime. This is especially important in high usage areas such as worktops, cupboard door handles and drawers. In homes where people are sick or especially vulnerable, more frequent cleaning is recommended.
Stored in a cool, dark environment, Hycolin Antiviral Bathroom Cleaner will remain active for at least 24 months.
No. It is our policy not to test any of our raw materials or formulations on animals.
Yes. In addition to our Non-Animal Testing Policy we also ensure that none of our raw materials contain GMOs or matter from animal origins.
Yes, we only use detergent components that are complaint with the most recent environmental legislation: 1. They are all based on biodegradable surfactants. 2. We comply with all the relevant environmental legislation. 3. Our production facility is accredited to ISO14001 Environmental Management System.
Yes. Hycolin Antiviral Bathroom Cleaner is suitable for use on chrome and stainless steel. We recommend that other surfaces should be tested on an inconspicuous area first in order to check for incompatibility.
Follow instructions on the label – wash skin thoroughly in plenty of water and dry hands thoroughly. If you get it in your eyes, then rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if you’re wearing them and it’s safe to do so and rinse for a few minutes. Normally this is enough but if eye irritation persists, we recommend you seek medical advice.