SHYIELD™ efficacy against COVID-19
SHYIELD™, formulated with Accelerated Hydrogen Peroxide®, is approved for use against some of the world’s most dangerous pathogens under Health Canada’s Broad-Spectrum Virucide claim for Emerging Viral Pathogens, including SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19
In cases of emerging viral pathogens like SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, when there is no test that can be conducted to validate the efficacy of a disinfectant against an emerging viral pathogen, Health Canada utilizes the Broad Spectrum Virucide claim to determine the expected efficacy of a disinfectant against an emerging virus. This guidance, used previously during the 2003 SARS epidemic, mandates that for disinfectant products to be approved they must have proven efficacy against one of the following four non-enveloped viruses; Adenovirus type 5, Bovine Parvovirus, Canine Parvovirus, and Poliovirus type 1.
Knowing that emerging viral pathogens are an increasing public health concern, all SHYIELD™ products are designed to ensure they carry Health Canada’s Broad-Spectrum Virucide claim providing you confidence that you are covered in the event of any emerging viral pathogen outbreak.
4 Tips for Combatting Coronavirus in Cannabis FacilitiesWith news of the progressing COVID-19 pandemic dominating global headlines, it can be easy to lose sight of the basic things we already know will help keep us healthy. When it comes to preventing the spread of this disease in cannabis facilities, it’s crucial to double down on the simple infection prevention strategies that have stood the test of time. Here are some of the best things you can do to protect your team from COVID-19
Infection Protection through COVID-19 and Beyond
Human pathogens are usually not top of mind for cannabis producers. This is understandable – in your day-to-day lives, you’re probably much more concerned about Powdery Mildew or Fusarium, which can threaten the health of your plants. In light of the current pandemic we are facing, we recommend a heightened level of attention to be focused on facility cleaning and disinfection.
Read an article published in Cannabis Prospect Magazine written by Troy Henderson, our LP consultant here at SHYIELD™. This article outlines 3 steps you can implement to minimize the impact of COVID-19 on your business:
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