The Leading News & Information Service For The Facilities, Workplace & Built Environment Community

Antimicrobial Spray Passes ISO Test

Antimicrobial Spray Passes ISO Test
15 February 2021

Screenworks’ Bumpaa ViralOff® Shield spray has passed independent testing using the ISO method on COVID-19.

The product is intended to redefine the way we control viruses and bacteria on everyday surfaces - as the technology is proven to effectively reduce viruses and bacteria on treated surfaces by over 99 per cent within a two-hour period.

From offices and gyms, to hospitals and hotel rooms, the spray can be used for the sanitisation of public environments. The versatility of the product means it can be used on many different everyday surfaces, including phones, desks, handles, right through to fabrics – clothes or furnishings. 

There are also plans to launch a 5L industrial treatment to support larger commercial environments. ViralOff® Shield also maintains the quality of the treated materials, preserving them from odours caused by bacteria. Repeated treatment is recommended to support the fight against the virus.


“An Invisible Enemy”


Duncan Gilmour, Managing Director at Screenworks, said: “This is a truly ground-breaking product, and with the independent ISO testing it should provide real assurance. ViralOff® Shield should become part of a regular cleaning regime becoming the last process applied to high contact surfaces.

“It has become vitally important to ensure that facilities and cleaning managers have done all they can to prevent the spread of viruses and bacteria. We have all heard about antiviral sprays, but we want our Bumpaa clients to know that if they come into contact with a ViralOff® treated surface it is extremely unlikely to harbour any bacteria or virus, as per recent independent testing*. 

Slowing the spread of the virus is key during these uncertain times and we believe that ViralOff® Shield can support the fight against this invisible enemy.”

*ViralOff Shield protects the treated article from viruses as per ISO 18184:2019, SARS-CoV-2 & ISO 21702:2019, SARS-Cov-2, Screenworks make no health claims and their products do not claim to protect against infection or disease

Picture: a photograph showing a green background, with a hand holding a small bottle of Screenworks’ Bumpaa ViralOff® Shield spray

Article written by Ella Tansley | Published 15 February 2021


Related Articles

Publication Places Doubt Over Zoono’s COVID Claims

A sanitising product used by Transport for London and American Airlines has had several virus-killing claims questioned by an Australian news service. Zoono Group,...

 Read Full Article
Bumpaa Face Masks Achieve ISO Method Test

Screenworks’ Bumpaa antiviral face masks have passed the ISO method test on the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The test confirms that the ViralOff fabric used for these masks...

 Read Full Article
COVID-Safe Desks – ACCO UK Presents Desktop Sanitation Solution

A desktop monitor stand with a built-in sanitation compartment complete with fully contained UV LEDs is to launch at this year's Facilities Show Connect...

 Read Full Article
Spotlight Interview | EnviroKlenz

In this interview, we join Cody Stahl from EnviroKlenz to discuss their dynamic approach to indoor air quality. EnviroKlenz are a USA born purification...

 Read Full Article
World Hand Hygiene Day – Only One in Five People Wash Their Hands Correctly

Research from a smart hand sanitiser technology company shows that just one in five people cleanse their hands correctly. Additionally, 33 per...

 Read Full Article
How Facilities Management Adapted During COVID-19

As we approach a year since the UK entered its first lockdown, how has the facilities management industry supported businesses to adapt and remain safe throughout the...

 Read Full Article
Are Alcohol-Free Hand Sanitisers Effective?

Many have been led to believe that hand sanitising solutions with high alcohol content are the safest method of stopping COVID-19 transmission, but what about the...

 Read Full Article
Sanitiser Industry Urges Government to Adopt Better Regulations

The safety of children and vulnerable adults could be at risk due to the wave of under-regulated alcohol-based hand sanitisers on the market. According to...

 Read Full Article
Uniform Policy – Research Shows COVID Can Last for Three Days on Fabric

Scientists at De Montfort University are warning that viruses similar to the strain that causes coronavirus can survive on clothing and transmit to other surfaces for up...

 Read Full Article
Smart Hand Sanitisers To Provide Data for Workplace Managers 

Smart hand sanitisers that can provide data on workplace hand hygiene are being trialled across the country, as part of research into how best to engage people with the...

 Read Full Article