Covid-19

What is it? 

Corona Virus 2019- Is a respiratory illness. 

 

How do you get it? 

Mainly from direct contact with virus. This can be from touching surfaces containing the virus or from being in contact with someone who has the illness. A persons cough or sneeze carries droplets that can carry the virus.

 

How to prevent getting it? 

-Avoid close contact with people who are sick

- If you are feeling sick avoid going around other people.

- Wash your hands often and use sanitizer.

- Keep common surfaces sanitized..

This includes tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets, and sinks. As well as your Vehicles surfaces. 

 

How long does corona virus last of surfaces? 

National institution of Health says that there has been studies from CDC. UCLA , Princeton , and National Instituion of Health on seeing how long this virus stays alive on surfaces. 

The results:

  • Up to 3 hours in aerosols

  • up to four hours on copper

  • up to 24 hours on cardboard

  • up to two to three days on plastic and stainless steel

 

What does Lyon Auto Spa use to sanitize your vehicle?

Benzalkonium Chloride (BAC) kills 99.9% of germs and viruses. 

What is it?

According to  U.S National Library Of Medicine  National institutes Of Health

  BAC is a chemical that has properties with an antimicrobial effect on bacteria. Fungi, and viruses. There are many products with BAC in them like shampoos , conditioners , fabric softeners , personal hygiene , cosmetic products. 

 

Concentration levels?

BAC is in so many products even food with 14.4 mg of BAC. And hair products with 2% concentration levels of BAC. Lysol (kills 99% of germs) active ingredient is BAC at 10% concentration. 

  •   Antimicrobial soaps and antiseptics (Hy-G-Clenz; Global Industrial Advanced; Neosporin wound cleanser for kids, cleanse antibacterial hand soap) at 13% concentration 

  •    Disinfectant is at 10% concentration.

Why use it over other disinfectants?This is alcohol free. On surfaces that  alcohol can cause damage you can use BAC.

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