Hycolin Antiviral ‘Quick Spray’ Surface Cleaner FAQ's

It’s an aerosol disinfectant designed to kill pathogenic bacteria and viruses on everyday surfaces like worktops, door handles etc. around the home.
Peace of mind. Better hygiene, more conveniently where you need it. Regular use of Hycolin Antiviral ‘Quick Spray’ Surface Cleaner reduces the risk of cross contamination of germs.
Hycolin Antiviral ‘Quick Spray’ Surface Cleaner contains a carefully determined blend of key ingredients including a biocidal active substance. Effective disinfection is achieved by the product intentionally disrupting the structure of the undesirable viruses and bacteria that are contaminating your work tops, touch points and surfaces.
Yes. Used as directed Hycolin Antiviral ‘Quick Spray’ Surface Cleaner is suitable for use on most surfaces around the home. But if in doubt, always test on an inconspicuous area first. Always follow the directions on the label.
Hycolin Antiviral ‘Quick Spray’ Surface Cleaner is not a medicine. It is intended for application to inanimate surfaces only and must only be used as directed on the label. It should never be applied to skin or ingested. Always observe safety advice on the label.
Hycolin Antiviral ‘Quick Spray’ Surface Cleaner does not contain any sodium hypochlorite or any other bleaching agent, so it is safe for use on most hard surfaces.
Hycolin Antiviral ‘Quick Spray’ Surface 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 independently tested by expert virologists using the latest European antiviral test protocol (called EN 14476:2013+A2:2019) to measure its antiviral performance. The results from testing clearly demonstrate that Hycolin Antiviral ‘Quick Spray’ Surface Cleaner is highly effective against Coronaviruses, as well as many other important viruses.
This means that only 0.01% of the test organisms survived after treatment with Hycolin Antiviral ‘Quick Spray’ Surface 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 ‘Quick Spray’ Surface Cleaner should be left to act for a minimum of 5 minutes at room temperature.
Hycolin Antiviral ‘Quick Spray’ Surface Cleaner, like any other hard surface disinfectant will leave a residue of active substance. It is possible that this residual active substance will kill subsequent contamination. However, we make no claims of this nature as they are difficult to verify in a meaningful way.
Hycolin Antiviral ‘Quick Spray’ Surface 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. In homes where people are sick or especially vulnerable, more frequent cleaning is recommended.
Stored in a cool dark environment, Hycolin Antiviral ‘Quick Spray’ Surface 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 matter from animal origins.
There is no reason to prevent Hycolin Antiviral ‘Quick Spray’ Surface Cleaner from being used to clean textiles and fabrics. We advise: 1. Check a small area to make sure the product will not discolour or cause colours to run. 2. Ensure the fabric/textile is free from dust and debris before application 3. Apply a light spray, just enough to moisten the top of the pile but not enough to soak through to the backing as this may cause shrinkage and discoloration. 4. Leave as long as possible to air dry before use or walking on treated areas. Leave windows open, if possible, to make air flow to assist drying. 5. If Hycolin Antiviral ‘Quick Spray’ Surface Cleaner is used on floors it is important to ensure that the floor is dry before walking on it. A wet floor is a slip hazard.
Yes, Hycolin Antiviral ‘Quick Spray’ Surface 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.
Yes. Hycolin Antiviral ‘Quick Spray’ Surface Cleaner is suitable for use on chrome and stainless steel. Other surfaces should be tested on an inconspicuous area first in order to check for incompatibility.
Hycolin Antiviral ‘Quick Spray’ Surface Cleaner is not intended for animal or veterinary applications.