30 Jul 2020

Lonza Disinfectant Ingredients Secure U.S. EPA Approval for Surface Use Against SARS-CoV-2 Virus


•  More than 10 Lonza products approved to kill SARS-CoV-2 on hard surfaces

•  Unprecedented demand for quat-based disinfectant products during COVID-19 pandemic

•  Lonza has committed to increasing production to meet the surge in demand for hygiene products to stop the spread of SARS-CoV-2

Morristown, NJ (USA), 30 July 2020– This week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that several Lonza products have been tested directly against the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, and have been specifically approved to kill the virus on hard surfaces.

The approved Lonza products include:

  • Lonzagard® RCS-256 Plus (EPA Reg. No. 6836-349) 
  • Lonzagard® RCS-128 Plus (EPA Reg. No. 6836-348)  
  • Lonzagard® S-21 (EPA Reg. No. 6836-75)  
  • Lonzagard® R-82 (EPA Reg. No. 6836-78)  
  • Lonzagard® S-21F (EPA Reg. No. 6836-140)  
  • Lonzagard® S-18 (EPA Reg. No. 6836-77)  
  • Lonzagard® S-18F (EPA Reg. No. 6836-136)  
  • Lonzagard® R-82F (EPA Reg. No. 6836-139)  
  • Lonzagard® DC-103 (EPA Reg. No. 6836-152) 
  • Lonzagard® R-82G (EPA Reg. No. 6836-381)  
  • Lonzagard® RCS-256 (EPA Reg. No. 6836-346)  
  • Lonzagard® RCS-128 (EPA Reg. No. 6836-347) 

“We have seen unprecedented demand for quat-based disinfectant products and we know the important role many Lonza products play in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic,” said Ernesto Lippert, Lonza Vice President of Strategic Development & Advocacy. “We are pleased the EPA has approved these products as effective against the SARS-CoV-2 virus and commit to working to continue to meet the incredible demand for these critical products.”

For more information on Lonza’s work in Microbial Control Solutions visit our website here: https://microbialmanagement.lonza.com