Table 2 Inactivation of coronaviruses by different types of biocidal agents in suspension tests

From: Inanimate surfaces as potential source of 2019-nCoV spread and their disinfection with biocidal agents

Disinfectant Concentrations (%) Exposure time Reduction of viral infectivity (log10)
Ethanol 78–95 30 s  ≥ 5.5
2-Propanol 70–100 30 s  ≥ 4.0
2-Propanol and 1-propano 45 and 30 respectively 30 s  ≥ 4.0
Glutardialdehyde 0.5–2.5 2–5 min  ≥ 4.0
Formaldehyde 0.7–1.0 2 min  > 3.0
Povidone iodine 0.23–7.5 15–60 s 4.6
Sodium hypochlorite 0.21 30 s  ≥ 4.0
Hydrogen peroxide 0.5 1 s  > 3.0
Benzalkonium chloride 0.05 10 min  > 3.7