Virkon S Disinfectant - 50g Sachet

biosecurity for calf sheds, dairy facilities & equipment

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Virkon™ S is the breakthrough disinfectant formulation that defines on farm biosecurity. With powerful, proven performance against over 500 strains of viruses, bacteria and fungi including Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD), Avian Influenza, Salmonella and Campylobacter, Virkon™ S is selected by governments worldwide for Emergency Disease Control.

Leading the way forward in best practice biosecurity programmes, Virkon™ S provides a wide range of applications to commercial livestock producers, veterinary hospitals and farmers.

Ideal for dairy equipment including calf feeders, calf sheds, vehicles and any other hard surface that requires high grade disinfectant.

The famous "pink powder formulation" offers the flexible, fast-acting, convenient, one-stop disinfection package for:

  • Surfaces
  • Equipment
  • Vehicles
  • Aerial disinfection
  • Water delivery systems

Surface and Farm Equipment Disinfection

Surface Disinfection

The level of disease-causing organisms present after basic cleaning can remain high enough to offer a serious disease challenge to livestock. Using a proven disinfectant such as Virkon™ S against viruses, bacteria, fungi, and moulds is essential.

Surface Disinfection

Dilution Rate


Routine Disinfection for all surfaces, earth, wood, and concrete

(10 grams of Virkon™ S to every 1 litre of water)

Using a pressure washer or other mechanical sprayer, apply Virkon™ S solution at an application rate of 300 ml/m2

Surface Application Usage Chart

To estimate the total surface area to be disinfected, including walls and ceilings, multiply the total floor area by 2.5.

Surface Area to be Disinfected

Volume of Water Required

Quantity of Virkon S Required


50 m2

50 litres

150 g


100 m2

30 litres

300 g


500 m2

150 litres

1.5 kg


1000 m2

300 litres

3 kg


2500 m2

750 litres

7.5 kg

  1. Decide on the volume of disinfectant solution required at the appropriated dilution rate.
  2. Measure out the appropriate quantity of Virkon™ S powder to achieve the desired dilution rate.
  3. Add the Virkon™ S powder to the water and stir thoroughly to dissolve.
  4. Using a pressure washer or other mechanical sprayer, apply Virkon™ S solution at an application rate of 300ml/m2.

Farm Equipment Disinfection

All farm equipment must be thoroughly cleaned and disinfected prior to use or transfer between sites to remove any potential disease-causing organisms and cross contamination.

Farm Equipment Disinfection

Dilution Rate


Routine cleaning and disinfection of movable farm equipment

(10 grams of Virkon™ S to every 1 litre of water)

Using a brush or pressure washer, wash all equipment in Virkon™ S solution until visibly clean

The specified uses and registered claims for Virkon™ S may vary from country to country. Please contact LANXESS directly to verify country-specific approved usages.


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