18-2017 - Update to Disinfectant Lists for Approved Arrangements (AA)

27 February 2017

Who does this notice affect?

This notice is for AAs and Transitional Approved Arrangements (TAAs) that include:

  • classes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and/or
  • collection and transport of waste.

What has changed?

  • Biosecurity Industry Participants (BIPs) with an Approved Arrangement that contains a Class 5 animal containment approval and/or AA Class 7 can choose from the hand disinfectant listing, or any other hand disinfectant that will manage the biosecurity risk. (Refer to Notes under Broad Spectrum Hand Disinfectants for Approved Arrangements.
  • Two new disinfectants have been added to the department’s Broad Spectrum Disinfectants for Approved Arrangements list and the dilution rates for three disinfectants has been amended.

Disinfectants added

  • Aidal (Class 5 microbiological and animal facilities only)
  • Sodium hypochlorite (classes 1,2,3,4,& 8) and collection and transport of waste AAs)

Other changes

Changed dilution rates for the use of:

  • sodium hypochlorite
  • F10SC
  • Phytoclean

The new Broad Spectrum Disinfectants for Approved Arrangements list is available on the department’s website.

Further information?

If you require further information please contact Approved Arrangements.