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Coronavirus, also known as SARS-CoV-2, has had an enormous impact worldwide. The pandemic has resulted in illness, loss of life and disruption to society. It is crucial to understand the virus and find effective methods to combat it. In this article, we will focus on HOCl from Watter, a powerful disinfectant that can help fight the virus.

What is Corona?

SARS-CoV-2 is a virus belonging to the coronavirus family. It was first identified in 2019 in the city of Wuhan, China. The virus mainly spreads from person to person through aerosols released from coughing, sneezing, talking or breathing. It can also be spread by touching surfaces contaminated with the virus.

Symptoms of Corona

De symptomen van Corona kunnen variëren van mild tot ernstig. Veelvoorkomende symptomen zijn koorts, hoest, kortademigheid, vermoeidheid en verlies van reuk- en smaakvermogen. In sommige gevallen kan het virus leiden tot ernstige ademhalingsproblemen en andere complicaties.

The importance of effective control

Het bestrijden van het Coronavirus is van cruciaal belang om de verspreiding ervan te beperken en de impact op de gezondheid en samenleving te verminderen. Effectieve maatregelen omvatten het naleven van juiste hygiëne, sociale afstand, dragen van medische mondmaskers en het gebruik van desinfectiemiddelen.

HOCl: A powerful weapon against the virus

HOCl, also known as hypochlorous acid, is a powerful disinfectant that is effective against various viruses such as Corona, as well as Salmonella and even biofilm. Watter has developed a unique process to produce HOCl using electrolysis. This results in a high-quality disinfectant that is safe for humans and the environment

Advantages of HOCl

HOCl has several advantages over traditional disinfectants. It is non-toxic, non-irritating to the skin, and leaves no harmful residues. In addition, HOCl is effective against a broad spectrum of microorganisms, making it a versatile solution for disinfection. Furthermore, HOCl is also good for fogging rooms. Furthermore, independent research has shown that HOCl can not only disinfect surfaces, but also targets aerosols.

HOCl as disinfectant

HOCl can be used as a disinfectant in various environments, such as hospitals, schools, offices and households. It can disinfect surfaces, reducing the spread of the virus. Regular use of HOCl can contribute to a safer environment for everyone

Applications of HOCl

HOCl can be used for a wide range of applications, including cleaning surfaces and disinfecting water. The versatility of HOCl makes it a valuable tool in the control of Coronavirus and other infectious diseases such as norovirus, poliovirus and rotavirus. Watter recently passed the EN 1500 test making it a proven effective application as hand disinfection, only it may not yet be applied in the United Kingdom as hand disinfectant.

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