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Can disinfectant products be used on people?

The products included in EPA's list of disinfectants for use against SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) are for use on surfaces, not humans. Please see this press release for more information. Read our infographic on how to use EPA-registered disinfectants.

The disease called COVID-19 is caused by a virus called SARS-CoV-2. Our website has a list of products that meet EPA’s criteria for use against SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19). EPA will update this list with additional products as we review additional product data. For more information, view List N: Disinfectants for Use Against SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19).

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