100+ disinfectants that may kill coronavirus on surfaces

March 13, 2020

The labels on bottles of Lysol, Purell or Clorox may include a list of viruses the product is effective against, including “human coronavirus.”

Can common grocery store products can help protect against the current coronavirus. The answer is maybe. Or, at least they can’t hurt, according to an article on the KIRO7 website.

Disinfectant products that have been determined by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to be effective against coronavirus in the past are thought to be effective for this version of the virus.

While EPA officials believe these disinfectants will be effective against the novel coronavirus, tests have yet to be completed that confirmed the disinfectants are able to kill this virus.

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