AEGIS® Disinfectant FAQs

What is AEGIS VES 240®?

AEGIS VES 240 is a one-step commercial disinfectant that is effective against a broad spectrum of bacteria, is virucidal including HIV-1, the AIDS Virus, and Hepatitis B Virus, and Hepatitis C Virus, fungicidal, and inhibits the growth of mold and mildew, and their odors when used as directed. It is designed to reduce cross-contamination on treated surfaces in public transportation, offices, restaurants, hospitals, schools, and other industrial settings. It is also a non-food contact sanitizer and eliminates 99.9% of bacteria like Staphylococcus aureus and Klebsiella pneumoniae in 15 seconds.

Is AEGIS VES 240 effective against SARS-CoV-2?

Yes, AEGIS VES 240 kills 99.9% of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, the cause of COVID-19. This makes it an ideal, non-porous surface disinfectant as the world reopens from the coronavirus pandemic.

Is AEGIS VES 240® approved by the U.S. EPA?

Yes, AEGIS VES 240 is a U.S. EPA-registered cleaner, disinfectant, sanitizer, fungicide, mildewstat, virucide, and deodorizer.

How Does AEGIS VES 240 Technology Work?

A Multi-Quat Disinfectant, like AEGIS VES 240, contains a combination of different Quaternary ammonium salts as the active component. AEGIS VES 240 removes germs, soil, dirt, debris, salts, oils, and blood from objects or surfaces. While cleaning is important, germs are not killed. AEGIS VES 240 disinfectant is applied to inanimate surfaces or objects to kill and inactivate contaminating microbes. When regular topical surface cleanings are not enough, disinfectant use is critical for destroying viruses, bacteria, and fungi.

Which organisms is AEGIS VES 240® Effective Against?

AEGIS VES 240 works effectively against a broad spectrum of microorganisms, including viruses, bacteria, mold, and mildew, when used as directed. Please see the product label for a complete listing of organisms and the required contact time.

What types of environments are you able to use AEGIS VES 240® in?

AEGIS VES 240 works effectively in Bathrooms, Kitchens, Clinics, Dental Offices, Health Care Facilities, Hospitals, Medical Offices, Medical Related Facilities, Nursing Home, Sick Rooms, Day Care Centers, Nurseries, Bars, Cafeterias, Convenience Store, Food Processing Plants, Food Storage, Areas, Institutional Kitchens, Restaurants, Athletic Facilities, Business and Office Buildings, Colleges, Correctional Facilities, Dressing Rooms, Exercise Facilities, Factories, Hotels, Institutional Facilities, Locker Rooms, Motels, Public Facilities, Public Rest Rooms, Schools, Shower and Bath Areas, Universities, Airplanes, Airports Ambulances, Boats, Buses, Cars, Emergency Vehicles, Mobile Homes, Ships, Taxis, Trailers, Trains, and Transportation Terminals. If your desired environment is not present on this list, please contact your AEGIS account manager.

Will AEGIS VES 240® work on soft surfaces?

Yes, AEGIS VES 240 will sanitize soft surfaces such as Upholstery, Fabric, Couches, Sofas, Chairs, Seat Cushions, Pillows, Furniture, Window Treatments, Curtains, Draperies, Shower Curtains, Bags, Back Packs, Hampers, Bedding, Blankets, Seats, Stuffed Animals, and Toys.