History Milestones for Virkon™ S

1986
  • The first on farm peroxygen disinfectant launched
1989
  • Virkon™ S registered with the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
1990
  • Virkon™ S starts building its reputation as the premium biosecurity protection

2000

  • Classical Swine Fever (CSF) outbreak contained
2001
  • Deployed widely in UK FMD crisis
2002
  • USDA approves a special exemption license for Avian Influenza outbreak
  • UK Vehicle Testing organization (MIRA) tests Virkon™ S for use on livestock transporters
2003
  • Selected by the Dutch government to control the Avian Influenza outbreak
  • Deployed in the Californian exotic Newcastle Disease outbreak
2004
  • Deployed in the South East Asian Avian Influenza crisis
  • AUSVETPLAN states that "Virkon™ S is a modern disinfectant with outstanding virucidal properties"
2006
  • The UK government's Advisory Committee on Organic Standards (ACOS) recognises Virkon™ S as suitable for use in Organic Farming
  • United Nations selects Virkon™ S to combat Avian Flu in 69 nations
2007
  • Deployed in the UK FMD crisis
2010
  • Purchased by Japanese and Bulgarian governments to control FMD outbreak