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A basic measure to prevent exposure to COVID-19 is to wash hands with soap and water and dry them with disposable wipes or paper.

There are times when access to a toilet is not possible, and as an alternative there are gels or hydroalcoholic solutions or disinfectants that do not need to be rinsed with water.

Likewise, cleaning the facilities is an essential hygiene measure in the workplace that can be reinforced by each person through disinfection before and after working on surfaces, computers, and points of furniture such as knobs, handles...

Below is a list of disinfectant products authorised and registered in Spain that have demonstrated effectiveness against viruses in accordance with the UNE-EN 14476 standard. Chemical antiseptics and disinfectants. Quantitative test of virucidal suspension of the antiseptics and chemical disinfectants used in medicine (List of Virucides authorised in Spain for environmental use (TP2), food industry (TP4) and human hygiene (PT1)

Listing of Viricidas authorised in Spain for environmental use (TP2), alimentary industry (TP4) and human hygiene (PT1))

Informative note of the Ministry of Health on the use of products biocidas for disinfection of COVID 19.

The Spanish Agency of Medicines and sanitary Products informs on the solutions and geles hidroalcohólicos of disinfection of hands with efficiency viricida showed,


We also include information on labelling and safety instructions for the use and storage of gels and hydroalcoholic solutions:

Labelling and storage of gels and hydroalcoholic solutions