Hycolin Antiviral Stainless Steel & Glass Cleaner FAQ's

It’s a liquid cleaner designed to kill pathogenic bacteria and viruses on all glass & stainless-steel surfaces around the home. It is designed to kill pathogens whilst removing grease and grime leaving a smear-free shine.
Hycolin Antiviral Glass & Stainless Steel Cleaner cleans and disinfects. It contains both antimicrobial agents and surfactants and builders to aid with removal of dirt. So, this product can be used for general cleaning as well as disinfection.
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 Stainless Steel & Glass Cleaner gives hygienic assurance on key surfaces in your living space. 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 home.
Hycolin Antiviral Stainless Steel & Glass Cleaner contains a carefully determined blend of key ingredients including a biocidal active substance and detergents. These ingredients work together to clean stainless and glass 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 surfaces.
No Hycolin Antiviral Glass & Stainless Steel 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 Stainless Steel & Glass Cleaner is suitable for use on most non-porous hard surfaces in kitchens but also around the home environment. However, we do not recommend use on polished, oiled or varnished wood. If in doubt about suitability, always test on an inconspicuous area first. Always follow the directions on the label.
For thorough disinfection Hycolin Antiviral Glass & Stainless Steel Cleaner should be left to act for a minimum of 5 minutes at room temperature. After this it should be polished off with a clean, dry cloth or paper towel.
Hycolin Antiviral Stainless Steel & Glass 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 Stainless Steel & Glass 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 Antiviral Glass & Stainless Steel 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 Stainless Steel & Glass 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 living space. The product will not remain on treated surfaces. Periodic cleaning with Hycolin is key to maintain high standards of hygiene.
Hycolin Antiviral Stainless Steel & Glass 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.
Hycolin Antiviral Glass & Stainless Steel Cleaner should form part of your regular household hygiene regime. This is especially important in high usage areas such as worktops, door handles and handrails etc. In homes where people are sick or especially vulnerable, more frequent cleaning is recommended.
Stored in a cool, dark environment, Hycolin Antiviral Stainless Steel & Glass 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 ingredients contain matter from animal origins.
Yes, Hycolin Antiviral Stainless Steel & Glass Cleaner is suitable for food contact kitchens and packaging. Please note that, as with all household disinfectants, it is important to adequately wipe with a damp cloth or rinse surfaces after disinfection and before using for food preparation.
Hycolin Antiviral Stainless Steel & Glass Cleaner is not intended for animal or veterinary applications.
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 independently accredited to ISO14001 Environmental Management System.
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.