Virkon S Disinfectant

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Virkon S Powder is a DEFRA Approved Disinfectant solution for surfaces, equipment and water systems. Available in pack sizes of 1, 5 and 10KG.

Normal Price: From: £14.35 (excl VAT)



Virkon S Disinfectant is DEFRA Approved Disinfectant that is used for livestock & poultry disease prevention and control. Virkon S is now marketed as Lanxess (formerly known as DuPont) and prevents the spread of diseases such as foot & mouth, bird flu and other agricultural based infections.

Virkon S comes in a re-sealable container is a pink powder that is added to water to make a disinfectant solution. The standard dilution is 1%.

Virkon S Disinfectant Benefits:

  • Defra approved
  • Outstanding virucidal properties
  • Suitable for organic farming
  • Ideal foot dip disinfectant
  • Used to disinfect surfaces, equipment and water systems
  • No need for disinfectant rotation
  • Not classified as hazardous for transport

Virkon S Defra Approvals:

  • Foot & Mouth Disease: 1g in 1300ml of water
  • Swine Vesicular Disease: 1g in 100ml of water
  • Diseases of Poultry: 1g in 280ml of water
  • General orders: 1g in 100ml of water

Surface disinfection: Routine disinfection for all surfaces, earth, wood, and concrete. Use a 1:100 dilution (10g of Virkon S for every litre of water). Apply via a pressure washer or other mechanical sprayer, apply Virkon S solution at an application rate of 300ml/m2.

Equipment disinfection: Routine cleaning and disinfection of movable farm equipment. Use a 1:100 dilution (10g of Virkon S for every litre of water). Apply using a brush or pressure washer, wash all equipment in Virkon S solution until visibly clean.

Water system: Terminal disinfection 1:100 to 1:200. Continuous disinfection 1:1000.

Foot dips: Routine disinfection of footwear. Use a 1:100 dilution (10g of Virkon S for every litre of water). Replace solution once it has either become soiled or after 4-5 days.

Did you know that DuPont Virkon S has been re-branded to Lanxess Virkon S? Don’t worry, everything is the same apart from the label.

Download the Virkon S safety data sheet.

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Due to the hygienic nature of masks, we must stress that we are unable to accept returns on mask products or other disposable goods such as gloves and coveralls. This is for customers safety now and in the future.

Delivery is free on orders over £300+VAT. For orders under £300+VAT, there will be a delivery charge of £6.50+VAT for non-hazardous and standard sized goods, and £50+VAT will be charged for hazardous goods or those that must be delivered on a pallet.
Delivery will be made to the address on your account, unless an alternative address is specified when placing the order. Please note, we only deliver to UK mainland addresses at our standard rates, other locations are charged at cost price; Scottish Highlands & Isle of Wight = £15.00+VAT. Deliveries to other parts of the UK and international locations are possible by prior arrangement, with costs being notified in advance. Please note we are constantly reviewing our couriers, prices and location rules to offer the best deal.

We offer next day delivery on most of our standard products (excluding hazardous and those sent on a pallet) – this applies to orders made before 4pm from Monday to Thursday. Orders placed after 4pm on a Friday and across the weekend will be shipped at the earliest time the next working day. As all products are not guaranteed to be in stock, our standard delivery is a 2 – 5 day service (excluding weekends and bank holidays).

Please note that some goods are palletised or marked as hazardous. When delivery takes place, please ensure ample space is available and unloading of the products may also be required (this is due to articulated lorries and the requirement of a forklift to unload the vehicle). Please be aware all palletised goods must be signed for on receipt of the delivery. If you are concerned about the goods you are ordering or possible delivery restrictions, please let us know when the order is placed.