Message Number: YG2324 | New FHL Archives Search
From: swamp
Date: 2001-04-06 23:09:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] Re: Disinfecting

At 11:59 PM 4/5/2001 -0400, Melissa wrote:

Food Lion brand is 5.25% too. We have regular Clorox here also,
but wouldn't you know the label fell off the one time I actually
want to look at it! :) I keep hearing conflicting things on
whether or not bleach actually kills ECE and ADV. What is the
consensus? I wonder if any studies have been done on

I ran across this article researching AD. Keep in mind that it
refers to ADV in mink. Hope the formatting works:

Description Properties

Ultraviolet light Inactivated
Heat 56 C, 30 min. Stable
60 C, 30 min. Partially inactivated
80 C, 30 min. Inactivated
0.05 N NaOH Inactivated
0.5 N HCl Inactivated
4 N Urea Partially inactivated
0.5% iodine Inactivated
1% Chloramine (pH 9.4) Stable
2% 0-phenyl phenol (pH 12.5) Stable

Cho, Hyun J. "Purification and structure of Aleutian disease virus,"
_Slow Virus Diseases of Animals and Man_, 1976