Is your cleaning regime effective against the SARS-CoV-2 virus (COVID-19)?

Effective chemical against the SARS-CoV-2virus (COVID-19)?

COVID-19 Workforce testing | Protect your business

Accurate PCR COVID-19 testing, competitively priced and tailored to suit your needs. Protect your teams with easy-to-use swabs, quick results and market-beating testing plans. We are also offering Fit to Fly packages. Find out more

How do you know if your cleaning regimes are effective against SARS-Cov-2? Our microbiologists have developed and validated a test which can prove or compare the effectiveness of surface cleaning regimes.

The test can be applied in any space used by people or with high footfall and is safe for use even in food production and food service areas.

To be confident that your regimes destroy the virus, and to provide absolute reassurance to your workforce, hospitality guests, travellers, patients or customers the test is invaluable.

Cleaning service providers can demonstrate definitely the effectiveness of their services.

How does it work and is it safe?

We ‘infect’ your premises with our safe Covid19 surrogate, you clean, we test to ensure no surrogate remains active.

We apply our special Campden BRI expertise to your test:

Safe surrogate virus: Our SARS-CoV-2 ‘surrogate’ virus is classified at biosafety level one (BSL-1) meaning it is totally safe to handle. Research shows this accurately replicates Covid19 response to treatments.

Test Expertise: Tests are designed specifically for your context, taking into account factors such as airflow, people contact and temperature, to ensure we thoroughly challenge your cleaning regime.

Robust Scientific Approach: To accurately detect any residual active surrogate virus (our test does not detect inactivated virus) to give you absolute confidence in the results.

You can find out more about how the test works by reading our blog - Does your cleaning kill the COVID-19 virus?

How long does it take? From test to results: 3 to 5 working days.

What will my results mean? The results show whether your cleaning regime is effective or not against Coronavirus. If required, we will interpret and explain results and propose mitigation strategies.

Contact Annette Sansom for more information and prices.

Annette Sansom

About Annette Sansom

Annette Sansom joined Campden BRI in 1998 as a senior technician in the Microbiological Analytical Services group having graduated from the University of Bedfordshire with a BSc in Biology. Read more...

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Where we refer to UKAS Accreditation

The Campden BRI group companies listed below are both accredited in accordance with the recognised International Standard ISO17025:2017 by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS). The accreditation demonstrates technical competence for a defined scope of methods, specific to each site, as detailed in the schedules of accreditation bearing the testing laboratory number. The schedules may be revised from time to time and reissued by UKAS. The most recent issue of the schedules are available from the UKAS website www.ukas.com

Campden BRI (Chipping Campden) Limited is a UKAS accredited testing laboratory No. 1079 Campden BRI (Nutfield) is a UKAS accredited testing laboratory No. 1207