Diversey Gives Peace of Mind During COVID-19 Epidemic

The COVID-19 outbreak has forced food and beverage manufacturers to adapt to supply chain disruptions, demand volatility and the increased necessity for worker and workplace sanitation. In a situation where severity, impact and response seems to change with every newscycle, manufacturers are questioning how to protect their employees and guarantee a safe product. Diversey Food & Beverage seeks to mitigate this uncertainty by providing

  • Effective product solutions for infection prevention
  • Protocol for effective use
  • Outbreak readiness programs
  • Resources to help ensure prevention protocols are followed.

Diversey’s Portfolio of Solutions

Diversey’s goal is to provide expert knowledge and innovative cleaning and sanitation products to our customers as quickly as possible during this time of great need. No matter the size of your facility, Diversey will work with you as a true partner, ensuring your cleaning and sanitation processes are efficient in our post-COVID-19 reality. Below are just some of the Diversey chemicals and Knowledge Based Solutions highlighted with present needs in mind:

Oxivir® Tb

Oxivir Tb, powered by Accelerated Hydrogen Peroxide (AHP®), kills common pathogens including enveloped and non-enveloped viruses similar to SARS-CoV-2 in just one minute. Oxivir Tb is a ready to use disinfectant cleaner solution for critical high-touch surfaces in healthcare, building care and food and beverage processing environments. Oxivir® Tb is also effective for soft surface sanitizing, is non-irritating to eyes and skin, and requires no safety warnings or personal protective equipment. In an effort to supply greater amounts of disinfectant to critical areas, Diversey has launched a new Oxivir® Tb product in a 330 gallon IBC tote.

G-5 Sanitizer

G-5 Sanitizer is an economical, concentrated multi-quaternary ammonium sanitizer and disinfectant. G-5 possesses antimicrobial properties against bacteria making it an excellent sanitizer for a wide range of applications in beverage processing operations. G-5 Sanitizer has demonstrated effectiveness against viruses similar to SARS-CoV-2 on hard, non-porous surfaces; therefore, can be used against SARS-CoV-2 when used in accordance with the directions for use against Norovirus on hard, non-porous surfaces (450ppm, 10 min contact time).

Divosan® Spectrum

Divosan Spectrum sanitizer is multi-purpose product for use in a variety of food processing, beverage, brewing, pharmaceutical and dairy operations. When used as directed, this product is formulated to sanitize hard, non-porous, food contact surfaces. Divosan Spectrum can be used as a general cleaner/disinfectant in food processing plants/breweries, to disinfect vehicles, and for fogging applications. Divosan Spectrum can be found on EPA’s List-N: Disinfectants for Use Against SARS-CoV-2 under EPA Registration# 70627-63 (625ppm, 10 min contact time).

Soft Care® ImpactTM/MC

Soft Care Impact is an alcohol based instant hand sanitizer enriched with skin conditioning emollients to keep skin soft and protect against irritation for even the most frequent users. Fragrance-free and dye-free, Soft Care Impact meets CDC, WHO, APIC and PHAC hand hygiene recommendations for Healthcare personnel hand rubs. Soft Care Impact is NSF registered E3 and acceptable for use as a hand sanitizer in and around food processing areas.

In an effort to supply greater amounts of hand sanitizer, Diversey has launched Soft Care Impact in a 55 gallon drum.

Diversey Hygiene Academy

The Diversey Hygiene Academy is a cloud-based e-learning environment for food and beverage manufacturing professionals that offers a range of accredited courses, available in multiple languages. “Hands On Hygiene” is a new Hygiene Academy module currently being offered at a 50% discount until May 30. Developed specifically in response to COVID-19, this module includes:

  • Principles of Hygiene and Sanitation in F&B Processing
  • GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices and Personal Hygiene in F&B Processing
  • Hands on Hygiene Course
  • SARS-CoV-2 (Coronavirus) and COVID-19 Disease webinar video recording

For more information on any of the products above, best practices for cleaning and sanitation, or additional resources for COVID-19 preparedness, please visit the Diversey website for Guides and training material to help Food and Beverage manufacturers during the SARS-COV-2 outbreak.

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