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EffectDes® Alcohol-Free Surface Disinfectant

The SoftOx technology is ideal for disinfecting all non-porous surfaces that tolerate water. Tested and documented as safe by SINTEF. Does not stain or bleach textiles. EffectDes® Surface Disinfectant is highly effective against all relevant microbes and has been thoroughly tested and documented in accordance with applicable EN-tests: EN13727, EN13697, EN16615, EN13624, EN14476, EN13704 and EN 17126. Importantly, EffectDes® has documented full virucidal effect on both naked and enveloped viruses (e.g. coronaviruses, influenza virus, norovirus, and others). Enveloped viruses such as corona (SARS-CoV-2) are inactivated after only 15 seconds of contact with EffectDes®.

Product Details

  • Product Name : EffectDes® Surface Disinfection
  • Patented by : SoftOx Solutions AS
  • Classification : PT02 & PT04
  • Status : Launched in the Norwegian Market
  • Developed and Produced : In the Nordics
  • Where to buy SoftOx EffectDes®

Scientific Innovation

The unique formula is the result of many years of research in collaboration with leading chemists and microbiologists.

Powerful disinfection

The product’s strong antimicrobial properties has been thoroughly tested in a broad range of microbial species, including spores.

Surface compatible

Clinically documented as safe, well tolerated, and compatible with all non-porous surfaces that tolerate water.

Case result, implication & benefits of research

EffectDes® Surface Disinfectant is approved by the Norwegian Medicines Agency (Statens Legemiddelverk) for use in healthcare. EffectDes® has been tested by all applicable EN-standards and  is highly effective against on all bacteria, viruses, fungus, and spores. In contrast with most other surface disinfectants, EffectDes® does not require hazard labels according to CLP Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008. When while following  general precautions for the use of surface disinfectants, EffectDes® is safe and easy to use, transport and store. The product is ready-to-use, i.e. no dilution needed, and no rinsing with water  after use. As the product does not induce antimicrobial resistance, the use of EffectDes® may  help to reduce hospital acquired infections in a safe and simple manner.

  • Safe in use — no hazard/caution labels
  • Easy to use — no dilution or rinsing with water
  • Strong and broad-spectrum antimicrobial effect
  • Does not contain alcohol, antibiotics or polyhexamethylene biguanide (PHMB)
  • Does not induce antimicrobial resistance
  • Non-flammable

The product is not classified as dangerous according to the CLP regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008, apart from potentially being corrosive on metals. Use biocides safely. Always read the label and product information before use.