6. Help Prevent the Spread of Norovirus with CloroxPro Products

The CDC recommends cleaning and disinfecting contaminated surfaces using an EPA-registered disinfectant effective against norovirus. The following Clorox Healthcare and CloroxPro products have EPA-approved claims against norovirus. Always follow the label’s directions for use when cleaning and disinfecting.

Product EPA reg. no. Active ingredient Contact/wet time
Clorox Healthcare® Fuzion® Cleaner Disinfectant 67619-30 Sodium hypochlorite 1 min
Clorox Healthcare® Bleach Germicidal Disinfectants, wipes10 67619-12 Sodium hypochlorite 1 min
Clorox Healthcare® Bleach Germicidal Disinfectants, liquid 56392-7 Sodium hypochlorite 1 min
Dispatch® Hospital Cleaner Disinfectant Towels with Bleach 56392-8 Sodium hypochlorite 1 min
Clorox® Clean-Up® Disinfectant Cleaner with Bleach1 67619-17 Sodium hypochlorite 1 min
Clorox® Germicidal Bleach 67619-32 Sodium hypochlorite 5 min
Clorox Healthcare® Hydrogen Peroxide Cleaner Disinfectant Wipes 67619-25 Hydrogen peroxide 3 min
Clorox Healthcare® Hydrogen Peroxide Cleaner Disinfectant 67619-24 Hydrogen peroxide 1 min
Clorox® Broad Spectrum Quaternary Disinfectant Cleaner 70144-2-67619 Quaternary ammonium chloride 30 sec
Clorox® Total 360® Disinfectant Cleaner4 1839-120-67619 Quaternary ammonium chloride 2 min
Clorox® Disinfecting Spray 67619-21 Quaternary ammonium chloride-alcohol 10 min
Clorox® Multi-Surface Quat-Alcohol Cleaner Disinfectant Wipes 70144-2-67619 Quaternary ammonium chloride-alcohol 3 min


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