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EPA Gives Nod to Ecolab's Offer of Foot & Mouth Disinfectant Solution

May 18, 2001
St. Paul, Minn. -- The EPA has granted approval of a product from Ecolab Inc. that will help all livestock producers and owners in the United States protect their livestock against potential infection by Foot & Mouth disease, according to a Business Wire news release.

“The product, Oxy-Sept®333 (EPA Reg. No. 1677-129), is an antimicrobial disinfectant used in housing facilities and other sources of cross contamination. Formulated for rapid soil penetration and disinfecting properties, its effectiveness is based on a stabilized peroxyacetic acid formulation,” the news release said.

Furthermore, Ecolab says Oxy-Sept 333 is an effective disinfectant against bacteria and viruses as it controls a wide range of pathogens, including: Salmonella chloraesius and enteriditis, Staphylococcus aureus, Enterobacter, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Listeria monocytogenes, E. coli, as well as viruses such as several types of Influenza A (H10N7), Newcastle Disease virus, Infectious bovine rhinotracheitis (IBR), and now Foot & Mouth disease (Aphthovirus).