Sporicidin Disinfectant meets CDC recommendations for control of
Swine Influenza “A” (H1N1) Virus
Sporicidin® products enable compliance with recommendations made by the US
Centers for Disease Control
(CDC) for infection control and care of patients with confirmed or suspected
Swine Influenza “A” (H1N1). For
healthcare settings, infection control guidelines published by the CDC for
Swine Influenza “A” (H1N1) state
"disinfection strategies used during influenza seasons can be applied to the
environmental management of
swine influenza." For home settings, the CDC recommends keeping "surfaces
clean by wiping them down with
a household disinfectant according to directions on the product label."
In addition to meeting the CDC guidelines for Swine Influenza “A” (H1N1),
and Towelettes are EPA
registered to kill the following pathogens:
• Avian Influenza A, H9N2 (bird flu)
• Influenza A2 - Japan 305/57 Asian Strain (affects swine & humans)
• Coronavirus (SARS)
• Polio Type 1 virus
• Herpes simplex types 1/F and 2/G (oral, ocular and genital)
• HIV (human AIDS virus)
• Canine Parvo virus
• Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
• Vancomycin resistant Enterococcus aureus (VRE)
• Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB)
• Escherichia coli (E. coli)
• Salmonella enterica
• Streptococcus pyrogenes
• Streptococcus salivarius
• Staphylococcus aureus
• Pseudomonas aeruginosa
• Trichophyton mentagrophytes (Athlete’s foot)
• Aspergillus niger (mold)
• Penicillium variabile
• Chaetomium globosum
Sporicidin® products have been used by healthcare professionals to
protect patients from harmful pathogens
for more than 30 years. The active ingredient used in Sporicidin® is same
that has been in Chloraseptic® throat spray for more than 50 years.
Key considerations when selecting a disinfectant to assist in infection
control of the flu:
- Proven effective against a wide range of pathogenic microorganisms by
- Decades of successful application in hospitals by healthcare
- Utilizes an active ingredient system that is safe enough to be used
- EPA registered
What is Swine Influenza “A” (H1N1)?
Swine flu is a respiratory disease commonly found in pigs. For more than
a century, this type of virus has been
observed in both humans and swine. In 1918 a swine influenza outbreak called
the Spanish flu affected
people around the world and killed as many as 100 million people. This
epidemic was caused by an
exceptionally virulent strain of the Influenza “A” virus strain (H1N1).
The strain of swine influenza “A” that is currently causing concern has the
• It spreads easily between people.
• People not normally considered “high risk” (young adults) are contracting
• It has made a significant number of people sick in many countries around
• The flu vaccination that was made available this season does not protect
against this strain.
What can you do about Swine Influenza “A” (H1N1)?
- Promote good personal hygiene. Thorough hand washing and cleaning of
public surfaces are the best
ways to minimize exposure to harmful pathogens.
Sporicidin® Lotion Soap is a surgical scrub used by
hospitals and medical practices to protect against harmful microorganisms.
Solution is a liquid disinfectant that contains surfactants (soap) for
cleaning and disinfecting surfaces in
household and professional settings.
- Use a safe product. Developed by the inventor of Chloraseptic® throat
spray and utilizing exactly the
same active ingredients, Sporicidin® Disinfectant Solution is one of the
safest disinfectants available.
Used in hospitals and around children for 30+ years.
- Keep healthy. Sporicidin® Disinfectant Solution, when used according
to label instructions, is effective
against many microorganisms.
- Stay informed. For updates on Sporicidin® products, visit
For additional information contact American Air & Water®, Inc.