Aniosgel 85 NPC
Aniosgel 85 NPC is an alcohol based thixotropic gel for hygienic treatment and surgical disinfection by hand-rubbing. It claims a 30 seconds hygienic hand treatment with 3ml of product and 1.5 minutes (2 applications, 3ml each x 45 seconds each) for surgical hand disinfection by hand rubbing. Aniosgel 85 NPC contains about 70% ethanol as active ingredient, and has no fragrance nor coloring which is reflected in its name NPC (No Perfume Coloring).
Ownership and distribution
Aniosgel 85 NPC is manufactured by the French disinfectant manufacturer Laboratoires ANIOS (Lille-Lezennes, FRANCE).
Aniosgel 85 NPC contains about 70% ethanol in addition to a number of other agents (moisturizing, emollient, thickening...).
According to the manufacturer Aniosgel 85 NPC has the following efficacy:
Bacteria: EN 1040, pr EN 12054, EN 1500, EN 12791, MRSA and Acinetobacter baumannii (T 72-300).
Tuberculocis: (EN 14348).
Fungi: EN 1275, EN 1650 (C. albicans).
Viruses: Active against HIV-1, PRV (surrogate of HBV), BVDV (surrogate of HCV), Herpes virus, Rotavirus, Adenovirus, Coronavirus (SARS) and Influenza virus (H5N1), Poliovirus (NF T 72-180/30 sec).
- Laboratoires ANIOS website-product (Aniosgel 85 NPC) information page Archived August 14, 2009, at the Wayback Machine