Virkon® S




Virkon® S is a balanced, stabilized blend of peroxygen compounds, surfactant, organic acids, and inorganic buffer. Virkon® S is recommended for use as a hard surface disinfectant in livestock production and transportation facilities. Virkon® S delivers 99.9999% kill of numerous pathogens including 31 bacterial strains, 58 viruses, and 6 fungi with no evidence of resistance, eliminating the need to rotate disinfectants to avoid resistance buildup.


Mode of Action

Virkon® S oxidizes sulfur bonds in proteins and enzymes disrupting the function of the cell membrane causing rupturing of the cell wall.


Active Ingredients

Potassium peroxymonosulfate…………………………..21.41%

Sodium Chloride………………………………………….1.50%

Other Ingredients………………………………………..77.09%

Total Ingredient………………………………………...100.00%


Directions for Use

Use Disinfectants safely. For complete instructions on product use, handling and safety, always read and understand the product label and MSDS before use. It is a violation of Federal law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling. The information set forth herein is furnished free of charge and was prepared as a possible aid to use when considering the product. Anyone intending to use recommendations or information contained in this handout should first be satisfied that the information is suitable for their application and meets all safety and health standards appropriate for their intended use.



IF IN EYES: Hold eye open and rinse slowly and gently with water for 15-20 minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present, after the first 5 minutes, then continue rinsing eye. Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice.

IF ON SKIN OR CLOTHING: Take off contaminated clothing. Rinse skin immediately with plenty of water for 15-20 minutes. Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice.

IF SWALLOWED: Call a poison control center or doctor immediately for treatment advice. Have person sip a glass of water if able to swallow. Do not induce vomiting unless told to do so by the poison control center or doctor. Do not give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.


Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice. Have the product container or label with you when calling a Poison Control Center or doctor or going for treatment.


For 24-hour emergency information on this product, call 1-800-441-3637 (US & Canada) or 1-302-774-1139 (all other areas).


NOTE TO PHYSICIAN: Probable mucosal damage may contraindicate the use of gastric lavage.





Dilution Rates

Quantity of water

0.5% Solution

1.0% Solution

2.0% Solution

       1 quart

      0.15 oz

       0.3 oz

        0.7 oz

       1 gallon

      0.65 oz

       1.3 oz

        2.7 oz

     10 gallons

        6.7 oz

     13.4 oz

      26.7 oz

     50 gallons

      33.4 oz

     66.8 oz

    133.5 oz

1 scoop equals 1.3 oz

or 1 scoop per

gallon of water

= 1%


Physical Properties


Solid (powder or tablet)




slight lemon

pH, 25ºC in-use solution


Specific gravity



1% solution stable for 7 days

20% loss of activity after 14 days in

350ppm hard water

Boiling Point

decomposes on heating


9.2 oz/gal @ 69ºF

Density of 1% solution

9.3 lbs/gal


Effective Against Viruses, Bacteria and Fungi in Industrial and Agricultural/Animal Facilities.



Adenovirus Pneumonia                                     

African Horse Sickness Virus                           

African Swine Fever Virus                               

Avian Influenza Viruses                                       

Avian Laryngotracheitis Viruses                      

Bovine Adenoviruses Type 4                          

Bovine Polyoma Virus                                    

Bovine Pseudocopox Virus                              

Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus                            

Calf Rotavirus                                                 

Canine Adenovirus (Canine Hepatitis)           

Canine Coronavirus                                        

Canine Parainfluenza Virus                            

Canine Parvovirus                                                 

Chicken Anemia Virus

Coital Exantherma Virus

Distemper Virus

Duck Adenovirus

Duck Enteritis Virus

Egg Drop Syndrome Adenovirus

Equine Arteritis Virus

Equine Contagious Abortion Virus

Equine Herpes Virus (Type 1)

Equine Herpes Virus (Type 3)

Equine Infectious Anemia Virus

(Swamp Fever)

Equine Influenza Virus (Type A)

Equine Influenza Virus (The Cough)

Equine Papillomatosis Virus

Feline Calicivirus

Feline Herpes Virus

Feline Infectious Peritonitis Virus

Feline Panleukopenia Virus

Feline Parvovirus

Feline Rhinotracheitis Virus

Foot and Mouth Disease Virus

Helicobacter pylori

Hog Cholera Virus

Infectious Bronchitis Virus

Infectious Bursal Disease Virus

Infectious Canine Hepatitis Virus

Infective Bovine Rhinotracheitis Virus

Leptospira Canicola Virus

Maedi-Visna Virus

Marek’s Disease Virus

Mouse Parvovirus

Newcastle Disease Virus


Porcine Parvovirus

Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory

Syndrome Virus (PRRS)

Pseudorabies Virus (Aujesky’s Disease)

Rotaviral Diarrhea Virus

Simian Virus (SV40 Virus)

Swine Influenza Virus

Swine Vesicular Disease Virus

Transmissible Gastroenteritis Virus (TGE)

Turkey Herpes Virus

Turkey Rhinotracheitis Virus

Vesicular Stomatitis



Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae

Bacillus cereus

Bordetella avium

Bordetella bronchiseptica

Brucella abortus

Campylobacter jejuni

Clostridium perfringens

Dematophilus congolensis

Escherichia coli

Fistulous withers (Poll Evil)

Haemophilus somnus

Klebsiella pneumoniae

Listeria monocytogenes

Moraxella bovis (Pink Eye)

Mycoplasma gallisepticum

Mycoplasma hyopneumonia

Mycoplasma mycoides

Pasteurella multocida

Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Pseudomonas mallei (Glanders)

Pseudomonas vulgaris

Salmonella choleraesuis

Salmonella typhimurium

Shigella sonnei

Staphylococcus aureus

Staphylococcus epidermidis

Streptococcus equi (Strangles)

Streptococcus pyogenes

Streptococcus suis

Taylorella equigenitalis

Treponema hyodysenteriae



Aspergillus fumigatus

Fusarium moniliforme

Microsporum canis

Trichophyton mentagrophytes

Trichophyton spp. (Mud Fever)

Trichophyton spp. (Ringworm)





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