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Avisafe disinfectant is effective against Coronavirus at a 1:50 dilution rate!

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Our manufacturer has confirmed that Avisafe disinfectant is effective against Coronavirus at a 1:50 dilution rate! It is also DEFRA approved against Avian Flu! Protect yourself and your birds.

Avisafe has a verified pass for both Feline and Human Coronavirus. This covers all enveloped viruses including all coronaviruses.

Hygiene matters...

Defra approved disinfectants should be on your list of "keep in the cupboard" products. Avisafe is one of the products on that very list.

We all know what a disinfectant is supposed to do, but did you know that different types of disinfectants kill different bugs? Did you also know that disinfectants can also be adversely affected by the materials which they are cleaning?

Avisafe is available in both a concentrate and pre-diluted form. The concentrate has a shelf life of two years and when diluted, stays active for an amazing six months.

Avisafe kills yeasts, fungi, viruses and bacteria therefore you can be assured that you are providing your birds with the highest level of hygiene. Avisafe is non-corrosive, easy to use but most importantly does not give off any toxic fumes or smells.

Avisafe can be used in the presence of birds so long as there are no puddles of disinfectant left. The product is extremely cost effective and the dilution rates for the concentrate version is as follows:

1 part Avisafe to 100 parts water for cages, food and water containers, incubators, brooders and perches. 1:100 - 5 mls Avisafe (1 teaspoon) to 500 mls (1 pint) water.

1 part Avisafe to 50 parts water for hand-rearing implements, nest boxes and heavily soiled areas. 1:50 - 10 mls Avisafe (2 teaspoons) to 500 mls (1 pint) water. 50mls of Avisafe to 500mls of water.

Effective against Avian Flu at a 1:50 dilution rate (i.e. 20mls of Avisafe to 1 litre of water).

Effective against Coronavirus at a 1:50 dilution rate (i.e. 20mls of Avisafe to 1 litre of water).

Avisafe is available in the following pack sizes:

  • Avisafe 500ml Ready To Use Spray
  • Avisafe 100ml concentrate
  • Avisafe 500ml concentrate
  • Avisafe 1 litre concentrate
  • Avisafe 5 litre concentrate
  • Avisafe 25 litre concentrate

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