Voran Group Gets Sanitizer Clearance From Health Canada With 30-Second COVID-Killing Claim

EDMONTON, Alberta–(BUSINESS THREAD)–Today, Voran Group Ventures Ltd (“Voran Group”) announces the receipt of market authorization from Health Canada on new efficacy claims for its Canadian-made disinfectant solution, Bacoban™ (106) Cleaner & Disinfectant The new label reflects Voran’s commitment to providing Canadians with the highest level of protection against the growing threats of infectious diseases.

An important recognition of effectiveness

For a product on the Canadian market to claim to kill a specific pathogen, Health Canada must conduct a data review and give approval. Bacoban™ (106) Cleaner & Disinfectant, a multifunctional surface cleaner and disinfectant, has been tested by an independent accredited laboratory using internationally recognized standardized methods following Health Canada testing guidelines. Data shows that Bacoban™ (106) kills SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, within 30 seconds12. The approval means that Voran Group can expand the sale of Bacoban™ (106) to consumers who must purchase from Health Canada’s “List of disinfectants with evidence for use against COVID-193. The efficacy data presented demonstrate that Bacoban™ (106) meets Health Canada’s requirements for broad-spectrum disinfectants and support the use of Bacoban™ (106) in hospitals and healthcare facilities.

Chelsey Reschke, president and CEO of Voran Group, stated: “This is an excellent result for our team. We are delighted to deliver this new label to our dealers and users, a project that our team has been working on diligently over several months to carry out Streamlining the cleaning and disinfection process is a critical step in improving the health and well-being of all Canadians, and with a SARS-CoV-2 kill time of 30 seconds, Bacoban ™ (106) outperforms approximately 95% of domestic brands on the market. We also recognize the emerging viral threat of monkeypox, another fat-based enveloped virus. According to Health Canada’s Interim Guidance on Monkeypox in healthcare environments4it is recommended to clean and disinfect with a Health Canada-approved disinfectant following the manufacturer’s recommendations.”

Key features of Bacoban™ Cleaner and Disinfectant (106).

Bacoban™ (106) will appear on Health Canada’s “List of disinfectants with evidence for use against COVID-19”. Key product features include:

  • Kills 99.9% of SARS-CoV-2 in 30 seconds1

  • Kills 99.99% of Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus and Salmonella enterica in 2 minutes1

  • Complies with aviation disinfection and cleaning standards (Boeing D6-7127, D6-17487, AMS 1451, AMS 1452)

  • Deodorizes by killing odor-causing bacteria

  • It can be used in a variety of areas and on a variety of hard surfaces, including hospitals, healthcare facilities, domestic, industrial, institutional and food processing environments.

Voran’s significant investment in efficacy testing for the Bacoban™ product line is expected to provide additional label improvements and updates during 2022-2023.

About Voran Group: Based in Sherwood Park, Alberta, Voran Group provides comprehensive, Canadian-made antimicrobial solutions to the industrial, commercial and healthcare industries. The company’s products facilitate the safe movement of passengers when they return to fly, travel by bus or resume the occupation of their workplaces. Voran is the exclusive manufacturer and distributor of Bacoban™ products in Canada.

1 When used as directed on non-porous hard surfaces

2 Study conducted under ASTM E1053-20 in an accredited independent laboratory against the test organism “UK Variant” of the COVID-19 virus hCov-19/England/204820464/2020 (UK/VUI/3/2020).

3 https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/drugs-health-products/disinfectants/covid-19/list.html

4 https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/monkeypox/health-professionals/interim-guidance-infection-prevention-control-healthcare-settings.html

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