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Intervention® Disinfectants receives approval for use against ASFv – African Swine Fever Virus

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September 22nd, 2020

“INTERVENTION® DISINFECTANTS RECEIVE APPROVAL FOR USE AGAINST ASFv

Viroxis pleased to announce that Intervention® Farm Disinfectant-Cleaner Concentrate has been approved by the EPA for use against African Swine Fever virus (ASFv). As industry leaders in infection prevention, our goal is to ensure that our customers are protected against the threat of emerging disease outbreaks. The addition of the ASFv claim provides confidence that Intervention™ will be highly effective in the event of an outbreak in North America…

 

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The Importance of Proper Disinfection at Home and in Workplace Environments

Nicole Kenny, Vice President of Professional & Technical Services at Virox Technologies provides television interview about the importance of proper disinfection at home and in workplace environments. “As COVID-19 marches on, increased use of disinfectants at home and in businesses developing their reopening plans, improving our understanding of how to properly use disinfectants to keep our families, staff and customers safe is paramount.” Watch video. Source Halton News.

New Testing Proves Virox™ AHP® Wipe Formulations Effective against SARS-CoV-2

Virox™ is pleased to announce that several of our Accelerated Hydrogen Peroxide® (AHP®) wipe formulations have been validated by independent testing and proven efficacious against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 disease. As industry leaders in infection prevention, our mission is to ensure our customers are protected against the threat of emerging disease outbreaks in all of the markets we serve.

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‘Ramping up production’: Province invests $850,000 in Oakville manufacturer to help fight coronavirus

Randy Pilon, founder of Virox Technologies Inc., is pleased about a major investment that will allow his company to boost disinfectants production. – Oakville Chamber of Commerce photo

 

The Ontario government is providing $850,000 to an Oakville manufacturer to help that company increase production of disinfectants needed to fight the spread of the coronavirus.

Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, recently announced that Virox Technologies Inc., would be the first company to receive an investment from the Ontario Together Fund.

The money will allow Virox to double its production of disinfectants and create more jobs.

“We are looking for the best and brightest in the province to step up and provide critical goods and services in our effort to stop the spread of COVID-19,” said Fedeli, in a press release.

“I am pleased to see an innovative disinfectant company like Virox Technologies come forward and use its made-in Ontario advanced technology to help keep our front-line workers and communities safe.”

In a speech at Queen’s Park, Ontario Premier Doug Ford noted Virox had created a disinfectant, which kills coronavirus within 30 seconds on any surface.

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Virox Teams up with Knix and the Robert Kerr Foundation to Help Support the Homeless and Shelters in the GTA

 

Virox Technologies Inc. is proud to have teamed up with Knix and the Robert Kerr Foundation to donate Accelerated Hydrogen Peroxide® surface disinfectants to help support the homeless and shelters in the GTA. We are happy to do our part during these difficult times.

Ontario Supports Virox Technologies Inc. to Help Fight COVID-19

Ontario Funds Innovative Company to Help Fight COVID-19
Investment will Protect People, Frontline Workers and Communities

 

 

NEWS – May 6, 2020

TORONTO – The Ontario government is providing Virox Technologies Inc. with $850,000 from the Ontario Together Fund to help the local manufacturer double its production of disinfectants and create jobs. The investment will assist in keeping people, frontline workers and communities safe and stop the spread of COVID-19. Virox is the first manufacturer to receive money from the Ontario Together Fund.

The announcement was made today by Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade.

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Virox® Technologies Inc earns LEED® Gold Certification

 

Virox® Technologies Inc earns LEED® Gold Certification

“We officially produce the Greenest, Safest and Most Effective Disinfectants!”

 

Oakville, ON – In 2012, Virox was the first chemical manufacturer in Canada to earn LEED® Silver certification.  Today, Virox Technologies Inc is proud to announce that amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic and working tirelessly to meet demands for our patented disinfectants, we have achieved LEED® Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). This certification applies to our 65,958 square foot headquarters which includes the company’s corporate offices, research & development laboratory, manufacturing and warehousing facility.

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Understanding which disinfectants are effective against the virus that causes COVID-19 disease is vital at this time.

Understanding which disinfectants are effective against the virus that causes COVID-19 disease is vital at this time.

NATIONAL POST, March 31, 2020: Zoonotic pathogens, like the coronavirus causing COVID-19, are infectious microorganisms that can spread between humans and animals. These pathogens present concerns for disease outbreaks, since previously-unknown viruses have the potential to jump from wildlife into the human population with little or no warning. Although most strains of coronavirus only cause the common cold, two particular stains have been responsible for more severe diseases prior to the identification of COVID-19: severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS-CoV) in 2002-2003 and Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS-CoV), first reported in 2012.

 

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