EDMONTON, Alberta–(BUSINESS WIRE)–August 22, 2022–
Today, Voran Group Ventures Ltd (“Voran Group”) announces that it has received marketing authorization from Health Canada on new efficacy claims for its Canadian-made disinfectant solution, Bacoban™ (106) Cleaner. & Disinfectant. The new label reflects Voran’s commitment to providing Canadians with the highest standard of protection against the growing threats of infectious disease.
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Important recognition of efficiency
For a product on the Canadian market to claim that it kills a specific pathogen, Health Canada must conduct a review of the data and provide an endorsement. Bacoban™ (106) Cleaner & Disinfectant, a multi-purpose surface cleaner and disinfectant, has been tested by an accredited independent laboratory using internationally recognized standard methods in accordance with Health Canada testing guidelines. Data shows Bacoban™ (106) kills SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in 30 seconds 12. Approval means Voran Group can expand sales of Bacoban™ (106) to consumers who must buy from Health Canada” List of disinfectants with evidence of use against COVID-19 3. The submitted efficacy data demonstrates that Bacoban™ (106) meets Health Canada requirements for broad-spectrum disinfectants and supports the use of Bacoban™ (106) in hospitals and healthcare facilities.
Chelsey Reschke, President and CEO of Voran Group, said: “This is a great result for our team. We are excited to deliver this new label to our distributors and users, a project our team has been working diligently on for several months. Streamlining the cleaning and disinfecting process is an essential step in improving the health and well-being of all Canadians, and with a SARS-CoV-2 kill time of 30 seconds, Bacoban™ (106) outperforms approximately 95% of national brands in the market. We also recognize the emerging viral threat of monkeypox, another fat-based enveloped virus. In accordance with Health Canada’s Interim Guidance for Monkeypox in Health Care Settings 4, cleaning and disinfecting with a Health Canada-approved disinfectant following the manufacturer’s recommendations is recommended.
Key Features of Bacoban™ Cleaner and Disinfectant (106)
Bacoban™ (106) will appear on Health Canada’s “List of disinfectants with evidence of use against COVID-19”. Key product features include:
- Kills 99.9% of SARS-CoV-2 in 30 seconds 1
- Kills 99.99% of Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus and Salmonella enterica in 2 minutes 1
- Meets aviation sanitization and cleaning standards (Boeing D6-7127, D6-17487, AMS 1451, AMS 1452)
- Deodorizes by killing odor-causing bacteria
- Can be used in multiple areas and on a variety of hard surfaces including hospitals, healthcare facilities, domestic, industrial, institutional and food processing environments.
Voran’s significant investment in efficacy testing of the Bacoban™ product line is expected to drive further label improvements and updates throughout 2022-2023.
About Voran Group: Based in Sherwood Park, Alberta, Voran Group provides complete Canadian-made antimicrobial solutions to industrial, commercial and healthcare industries. The company’s products make it easier for passengers to travel safely when they board a plane, travel by bus or return to work. Voran is the exclusive manufacturer and distributor of Bacoban™ products in Canada.
1 When used as directed on hard, non-porous surfaces
2 Study carried out under ASTM E1053-20 in an independent accredited laboratory against the “UK Variant” test body for the COVID-19 virus hCov-19/England/204820464/2020 (UK/VUI/3/2020).
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KEYWORD: NORTH AMERICA CANADA
INDUSTRY KEYWORD: HEALTH CHEMICALS/PLASTICS INFECTIOUS DISEASES MANUFACTURING OTHER HEALTH COVID-19 BIOTECHNOLOGY
SOURCE: Voran Group Ventures Ltd
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