Many of us heard the term “monkeypox” for the first time recently as stories of the virus spreading around the world hit airwaves, but awareness of the virus actually stems back to 1958. That’s when the pox-like disease was first observed in colonies of research monkeys.
Today, cases of Monkeypox are being investigated in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Europe and other locations around the globe. While researchers are still learning about the virus, they believe that transmission occurs through close contact with an infected person, animal or materials that are contaminated with the virus. Transmission in humans primarily occurs through contact with contaminated linens or clothing and also through large respiratory droplets.
In response, the Environmental Protection Agency has added the Monkeypox virus to its emerging viral pathogen policy. This is formed in response to an emerging or novel virus when there is no current EPA-approved protocol in place. Disinfectants that have demonstrated effectiveness against similar viruses are recommended on the EPA’s List Q and are believed to be effective against Monkeypox.
Many of these disinfectants are currently in stock and available here at D&E Supply. If you are looking for disinfectants in Bismarck effective against Monkeypox, here are our recommendations:
Betco Quat-Stat 5 Disinfectant
This solution provides hospital disinfection with a contact time of just five minutes. Clean, disinfect and deodorize in one time-saving step. This solution can also be used in an auto scrubber and leaves behind a pleasant lavender fragrance. Click here to order online.
Betco pH7Q Neutral Disinfectant Cleaner
This concentrated multi-purpose germicidal detergent and deodorant saves time and energy by cleaning, disinfecting and deodorizing in one simple step. It’s perfect for mopping highly polished floors and will never dull, haze or leave a film behind. Click here to order online.
Betco Sanibet Multi-Range Sanitizer
This highly-concentrated formula is the perfect solution for sanitizing dishes, silverware and glassware. No rinse is required when used as directed as a sanitizer, and the concentrated formula requires as little as 1/4 oz. per gallon of water for sanitizing. The red color indicator provides visual confirmation of use. Click here to order online.
Betco Pine Quat
This neutral pH disinfectant cleans and deodorizes without leaving a film or dulling surfaces. It is simple to use and leaves a long-lasting pleasant pine fragrance. Click here to order online.
Betco GE Fight Bac RTU Disinfectant
A one-step, no-rinse disinfectant, Betco’s GE Fight Bac RTU is one of our most popular disinfectants in Bismarck. In a contact time of just three to five minutes, it kills over 99.99% of bacteria and viruses. Best of all, it is free from harsh chemicals and still achieves hospital-grade efficacy. Click here to order online.