Table 3 Inactivation of coronaviruses by different types of biocidal agents in carrier tests

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

Disinfectant Concentrations (%) Exposure time (min) Reduction of viral infectivity (log10)
Ethanol 62–721 1 2–4
Sodium hypochlorite 0.1–0.5 1  > 3.0
Glutardialdehyde 2.0 1  > 3.0
Benzalkonium chloride 0.04 1  < 3
Sodium hypochlorite 0.06 1 0.6