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.

From: £17.74 inc VAT (Excl VAT:   £14.78)


Virkon S Disinfectant is DEFRA Approved Disinfectant. 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.

This product’s formidable performance has been validated against more than 500 strains of viruses, positioning it as a groundbreaking solution for farm biosecurity. It serves as a robust defense, safeguarding farm animals from harmful bacteria and pathogens. Trusted by farmers, veterinary hospitals, livestock producers, and various other industries, it delivers unmatched effectiveness as a disinfectant

Virkon S comes in a re-sealable container and is a pink powder that once added to water makes a disinfectant solution.

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

DEFRA approval rates below:

  • Foot and Mouth disease Orders: 1 to 1300 (0.08%)
  • Swine Vesicular disease Orders: 1 to 100 (1%)
  • Diseases of Poultry and AI Orders: 1 to 225 (0.4%)
  • Tuberculosis Orders: Not Approved
  • General Orders: 1 to 80 (1.25%)

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.

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Delivery is free on orders over £400 (excl VAT).

Non-hazardous orders under £400 (excl VAT), will incur a delivery charge of £6.50+VAT.

Hazardous orders or those that must be delivered on a pallet will incur a minimum delivery charge of £50+VAT. palletized orders are delivered on a 2-3-day service as standard and will need to be signed for upon delivery.

Orders placed before 4pm we will aim to dispatch the same day on a next working day delivery service.

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, we only deliver to UK mainland addresses at our standard rates, Deliveries to other parts of the UK are possible by prior arrangement, with costs being notified in advance. These locations are charged at cost price.