Voron Group gets Health Canada approval on disinfectant with 30-second COVID-killing claim

Edmonton, Alberta-(business wire)–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 and Disinfectant. The new label reflects Woran’s commitment to supplying Canadians with the highest level of protection against the growing threat of infectious diseases.

An important recognition of effectiveness

In order to make a claim that a product kills a particular pathogen on the Canadian market, Health Canada must conduct a data review and grant approval. Bacoban™ (106) Cleaner and Disinfectant, a multi-functional surface cleaner and disinfectant, has been tested by an accredited, independent laboratory using internationally recognized standardized methods following Health Canada’s testing guidelines. Data show that Bacoban™ (106) kills SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, within 30 seconds.12. Approval means the Voran Group can expand sales of Bacoban™ (106) to consumers who must purchase from Health Canada’s “.List of disinfectants with evidence for use against COVID-193. Submitted efficacy data demonstrate that Bacoban™ (106) meets Health Canada requirements for broad-spectrum disinfectants and support the use of Bacoban™ (106) in hospitals and healthcare facilities.

Chelsea Reschke, President and CEO of Voran Group, said, “This is a great result for our team. We are thrilled to deliver this new label to our distributors and users, a project that our team has worked diligently on for several months. Cleaning and Disinfection Streamlining the process is an important step to improving the health and well-being of all Canadians, and with a SARS-CoV-2 kill time of 30 seconds, Bacoban™ (106) outperforms nearly 95% of national brands on the market. We also recognize the emerging viral threat from monkeypox, another Fat-based enveloped virus.According to Health Canada’s Interim Guidance on Monkey Pox within Healthcare Settings4Cleaning and disinfecting with a Health Canada approved disinfectant following the manufacturer’s recommendations is recommended.”

Main features of Bacoban™ (106) Cleaner and Disinfectant

Bacoban™ (106) will appear on Health Canada’s “List of Disinfectants with Evidence for Use Against COVID-19”. Key features of the product include:

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

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

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

  • Deodorizes by killing odor-causing bacteria

  • Can be used in many areas and on a variety of hard surfaces including hospitals, healthcare facilities, domestic, industrial, institutional and food processing settings.

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

About Voran Group: Based in Sherwood Park, Alberta, Voran Group provides comprehensive antimicrobial solutions made in Canada to the industrial, commercial and healthcare industries. The company’s products facilitate safe transportation for travelers returning to their flights, traveling by bus, or resuming their workplace business. Voran is the exclusive manufacturer and distributor of Bacoban™ products in Canada.

1 When used as directed on hard non-porous 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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