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 transporter.

2003

Selected by the Dutch government to control the Avian Influenza outbreak.
Deployed in the Californian exotic Newcastle Disease outbreak.

2010

Purchased by Japanese and Bulgarian governments to control FMD 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.