Routine Biosecurity Tasks

The following table indicates the additional routine biosecurity tasks required for a complete biosecurity programme.

  

  Critical Control Product  Dilution Rate  Application Guidance  Frequency
LANXESS vehicle disinfection programme
Freshwaterproduction/
Seawater production/
Broodstock/hatchery
 
 Vehicles  Virkon™ AQUATIC  1:200 All vehicles entering site should pass through a wheeldip filled with a freshwater solution of Virkon™ AQUATIC. On arrival
Personal Hygiene
Freshwater production/
Seawater production/
Broodstock/hatchery

Footdips Virkon™ AQUATIC
1:100
Place footdips at all entrances, piers and cages. Fill with a freshwater solution of Virkon™ AQUATIC. Replenish every 4 days, or when soiled.
On passing through area
Freshwater production/
Seawater production/
Broodstock/hatchery

Protective clothing
Virkon™ AQUATIC
1:200
Rinse with clean water, immerse in Virkon™ AQUATIC for 10 mins, rinse, and hang to dry.

Equipment  
Freshwater production/
Seawater production/
Broodstock/hatchery

Transport tanks and equipment
 Virkon™ AQUATIC 1:200
Clean with Biosolve™ E solution, then disinfect thoroughly with Virkon™ AQUATIC solution. Rinse with clean water before re-use.
After each period of use
Freshwater production/
Broodstock/hatchery

Carry bins, hand nets, weighing equipment
Virkon™ AQUATIC 1:200
Clean with Biosolve™ E solution, then disinfect thoroughly with Virkon™ AQUATIC solution. Rinse with clean water before re-use.
After each period of use
Freshwater production
Dip nets and tank brushes
Virkon™ AQUATIC
1:200
Immersion, followed by rinsing in clean water.
After daily use
Freshwater production/
Seawater production/
Broodstock/hatchery

Tanks

Cleaning - Biosolve™ E

Disinfection -Virkon™ AQUATIC
1:200
Clean with Biosolve™ E solution, then disinfect thoroughly with Virkon™ AQUATIC solution. Rinse with clean water before re-use.

Once empty


Waste disposal applications
Freshwater production/
Seawater production/
Broodstock/hatchery

Waste disposal area, including skips and bins

Cleaning - Biosolve™ E

Disinfection -Virkon™ AQUATIC
1:200
Clean with Biosolve™ E solution. Rinse with clean water. Disinfect by spraying with Virkon™ AQUATIC solution, and allow to dry.

Daily


 

BIOSOLVE™ HEAVY-DUTY CLEANER APPLICATION AND USE

Task Dilution rate Application
Pre-cleaning surfaces and equipment Depending on degree of soiling, prepare with 1:200 (0.5%) or 1:100 (1%) solution. 300-500 mls per m2 (depending on usage type). Leave for 15-20 minutes. Rinse off with clean water.

 

VIRKON™ AQUATIC APPLICATION AND USE

Task Dilution rate Application
Disinfection for pre-cleaned surfaces and equipment 1:100 (1%) 300mls per m2
Foot dips 1:100 (1%) Fill with a freshwater solution of Virkon™ AQUATIC. Replenish every 4 days, or when soiled
Vehicle disinfection 1:200 (0.5%) All vehicles entering site should pass through a wheel dip filled with a freshwater solution of Virkon™ AQUATIC. Replenish every 4 days, or when soiled
Cold Fogging 1:100 (1%) 40mls per m3


 

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