What's your active ingredient?
The active ingredient present in all of our V-Stop Alcohol-Free Series is N-Alkyl Aminopropyl Glycine, imported from Germany, It is an amphoteric surfactant for use in biocidal products for terminal disinfectants, sanitisers and detergents sanitisers. When used in biocide products, it provides a full spectrum of efficacy, good biodegradability, and good compatibility with hard water and other surfaces. It is also a good cleaner. It dissolves fat, possesses good soil carrying capacity and is well tolerated by common materials. It does not contain aldehydes, chlorine or alkali.
Is V-Stop effective against Coronavirus?
Yes. Coronavirus particles are surrounded by a fatty outer layer called an envelope and usually appear spherical, as seen under an electron microscope, with a crown or “corona” of club-shaped spikes on their surface. Our active ingredient, N-Alkyl Aminopropyl Glycine, present in all our alcohol-free products, have a full spectrum of efficacy against these enveloped viruses. Covid-19 belongs to a large family of viruses, called Coronaviruses, but due to the nature of the virus there are no Lab test available for the Covid-19 strain.
What are V-Stop’s products effective against?
V-Stop products uses an active ingredient that is tested and proven effective against Avian Influenza Virus, Bovine Corona Virus, Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1, and Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus. The full spectrum of efficacy of our products is against gram positive and gram-negative bacteria, yeast, fungi and enveloped viruses.
Are V-Stop products safe to use?
All V-Stop Alcohol-Free series, share the same active ingredient, N-Alkyl Aminopropyl Glycine. Products such as the Hand Sanitiser Spray, Hand Wash, and Sanitising Gel are designed for safe personal use. Household and industrial products like the Air Shield Sanitising Concentrate and Mass Guard Sanitising Concentrate need to be diluted at the correct dilution of 1 : 100, and are non-toxic and safe to use. Both formulae contain no aldehydes, active chlorine or alkali.
What are the micro-organisms that the formula has been proven to be effective against?
Escherichia coli, Salmonella typhimurium, Legionella pneumophilia, Aspergillus niger, Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Shingella flexineri, Candida albicans, Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1, Vaccina Virus Strain Elstree, Corona Viruses (eg. SARS), H5N1 Virus (Avian Flu), Bovine Viral Diarrhoea Virus.
Airmosphere and Air Shield
What’s the difference between the Air Shield and other similar diffuser or purifiers on the market?
Most diffusers and purifiers on the market are mostly aromatic or antibacterial. V-Stop’s Air Shield Sanitising Concentrate combines all three aromatic, antibacterial and antiviral properties. It’s also extremely economical since only small doses are required at a time.
How long does the sanitising effect last?
As long as the windows and doors are kept shut, with proper clean air conditions (eg: no smoking) the effects will last 24 hours.
Can I use the V-Stop Mass Guard solution for wiping furniture, marble floors, wood floors, kitchen countertops?
Yes, you can. V-Stop Mass Guard is a formulation that is used to disinfect all hard surfaces in household and industrial applications. The full spectrum of efficacy is against gram positive and gram negative bacteria, yeast, fungi and enveloped viruses. It is neutral, deodorizing, and has a surface-active formulation. It dissolves fat, possesses good soil carrying capacity and is generally well tolerated by common materials. For safety, please test on a small conspicuous area before wide application.
Is V-Stop Mass Guard suitable for use around groceries or unpackaged perishable foods?
As a precautionary measure, all non-packaged perishable food should be removed prior to a deep thorough cleaning with any household cleaners and detergents, including our Mass Guard.
How long does the sanitising effect last?
As long as the area has been properly cleaned of all debris, and MassGuard has been properly applied, the effects will last 24 hours.
Note: Please ensure frequent and continuous sanitising protocol, at high traffic areas, and surfaces.
Hand Sanitiser Spray
Can V-Stop Hand Sanitiser Spray be used to sanitise surgical masks, face masks and personal protective equipment?
V-Stop does not advise reusing single-use disposable masks. However, the spray can be used to extend the life of single-use products when necessary; as long as the sanitising spray has been properly applied and dried, and kept clean, the effect can last for 24 hours. Please ensure proper disposal afterwards, and do not use masks or personal protective equipment when there is any visual damage.
How long can the Hand Sanitiser Spray last before I need to reapply?
There is no fixed duration before you should reapply. Use whenever you feel needed or whenever you come into contact with other surfaces or items. However, always wash your hands whenever possible!
Can I use the Hand Sanitiser Spray instead of washing my hands?
No! Always wash your hands whenever possible, as it is still the best way of ensuring maximum hygiene. Sanitising products are only for temporary cleansing when washing facilities are not available.