Sani Professional has been monitoring the COVID-19 epidemic (SARS-CoV-2 virus), previously identified as 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), to provide you the most current information to help manage this outbreak. This includes recent information regarding the Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19.
We will provide you with updates as they become available.
1. WHAT IS NOVEL CORONAVIRUS?
The novel coronavirus or SARS-CoV-2 virus is a new coronavirus that has not been previously identified. The virus causing coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is not the same strain as the common human coronaviruses that commonly circulate among humans and cause respiratory tract illnesses, with symptoms similar to the common cold. Call your healthcare provider immediately if you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 or develop symptoms of respiratory illness.
Viruses, in general, tend to be transmitted from person to person and from commonly or frequently touched surfaces, especially in public environments.
2. WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS AND COMPLICATIONS THAT COVID-19 CAN CAUSE?
Current symptoms reported for patients with COVID-19 have included mild to severe respiratory illness with fever, cough, and difficulty breathing. Read about COVID-19 Symptoms.
3. HOW CAN I HELP PROTECT MYSELF?
Visit the COVID-19 Prevention and Treatment page to learn about how to protect yourself from respiratory illnesses, like COVID-19.
4. WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS AND COMPLICATIONS THAT COVID-19 CAN CAUSE?
Current symptoms reported for patients with COVID-19 have included mild to severe respiratory illness with fever1, cough, and difficulty breathing. Read about COVID-19 Symptoms.
5. WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS I NEED TO WATCH FOR?
Reported illnesses have ranged from mild symptoms to severe illness and death for confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases.
The following symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure*
*This is based on what has been seen previously as the incubation period of MERS-CoV viruses.
6. HOW CAN I PREVENT COVID-19 SPREADING IN MY COMMUNITY?
Protect yourself and your community from getting and spreading respiratory illnesses like coronavirus disease 2019. Everyone has a role to play in getting ready and staying healthy. Read about Cleaning and disinfection recommendations.
7. WHAT TO DO IF YOU ARE SICK
Call your doctor: If you have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop a fever and symptoms, such as cough or difficulty breathing, call your healthcare provider for medical advice. Follow these steps if you are sick with COVID-19 or suspect you are infected.
8. WHAT IS THE CDC DOING ABOUT COVID-19?
This is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation and CDC will continue to provide updated information as it becomes available. CDC works 24/7 to protect people’s health. More information about CDC’s response to COVID-19 is available online.
1. AS A FOODSERVICE or JANSAN OPERATOR, HOW DO WE BEST PREVENT AGAINST NOVEL CORONOVIRUS?
CDC Guidance3 contains information around the use of surface disinfection products in community and faith-based organizations that focus on community, non-healthcare facilities. This guidance, therefore, would cover restaurants and food service establishments. For these types of situations, the CDC recommends the following:
2. WHAT PREVENTIVE MEASURES CAN WE DO FOR EXTRA PRECAUTION DURING THIS OUTBREAK?
For preventive purposes we recommend the following measures be adopted in foodservice and janitorial/sanitization settings:
If you are not careful, you can contaminate your hands after washing them.
Sani Professional offers the following disposable, instant hand sanitizing wipes, which are alcohol-based products that are instant sanitizers.
|Sani Professional Product Name||Reorder No.||Product Description|
|Sani Professional Instant Hand Sanitizing Wipes||P92084||6/300's|
|Sani Professional Instant Hand Sanitizing Wipes||P43572||12/150's|
|Sani Professional Instant Hand Sanitizing Wipes||D33333||3000/1|
|Sani Professional Product Name||Reorder No.||Product Description|
|Sani Professional No-Rinse Sanitizing Wipes||M30472||12/72's|
|Sani Professional No-Rinse Sanitizing Wipes||P56784||6/95's|
|Sani Professional No-Rinse Sanitizing Wipes||P66784||6/175's|
|Sani Professional Cleaning Wipes||A580FW||12/90's|
|Sani Professional Cleaning Wipes||A972FW||20/75's|
|Sani Professional Cleaning/Degreasing Wipes||P0432P||2/100's|
|Sani Professional No-Rinse Sanitizing Spray||G11284||6/32 fl. oz.|
|Sani Professional Disinfecting Wipes||P22884||6/200's|
3. CAN A DISINFECTING WIPE BE USED ON FOOD CONTACT SURFACES?
Yes, a disinfecting wipe can be used on food contact surfaces, but the food contact surface requires rinsing after disinfection. Below is the proper protocol when using Sani Professional Disinfecting Wipes on food contact surfaces:
**If the surface is heavily soiled, please use a wipe to remove heavy soil, then use a new wipe to treat the surface. Please refer to the label for full instructions.
4. ARE YOU HAVING ANY INTERRUPTION WITH SUPPLYING PRODUCTS TO YOUR CUSTOMERS?
We are currently receiving unusually high demand due to the COVID-19 situation. Please contact your Sani Professional rep / Customer Care Rep. Know that our goal is to provide you with your needs. If we are unable to fully satisfy your requirements, we might recommend similar items, if available, for your consideration.
5. DO YOU SOURCE ANY OF YOUR PRODUCTS FROM OVERSEAS?
6. DO YOU SOURCE ANY OF YOUR PRODUCTS FROM OVERSEAS?
The EPA guidance states: “EPA expects all products on List N to kill all strains of SARS-CoV-2. Genetic changes to the virus do not impact the efficacy of disinfectants. List N disinfectants work by chemically inactivating viruses. The difficulty of killing a virus depends on its physical features, and the recent mutations to SARS-CoV-2 have not changed the basic physical properties.”
The Sani Professional products that are on List N and have a specific claim for SARS-CoV-2 are:
Sani Professional has been monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic (SARS-CoV-2) to provide you the most current information to help manage this outbreak. On March 13, 2020, the CDC updated their recommendations to refer to List N on the EPA website for EPA-registered disinfectants that have qualified under EPA’s emerging viral pathogens program for use against SARS-CoV-2. Per the EPA’s website, “List N includes products that meet the EPA’s criteria for use against SARS-CoV-2, the cause of COVID-19. This list includes products with emerging viral pathogen claims and those with human coronavirus claims.”
As of March 13, the following Sani Professional products can be found on List N entitled Products with Emerging Viral Pathogens and Human Coronavirus claims for use against SARS-CoV-2:
Sani Professional Disinfecting Multi-Surface Wipes
No-Rinse Sanitizing Multi-Surface Spray
Sani Professional No-Rinse Sanitizing Wipes