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Frequent Questions about Disinfectants and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

View all frequent questions about disinfectants, List N, and Coronavirus (COVID-19) below.

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NOTE: The disinfectant questions below refer to EPA’s List N: Disinfectants for Use Against SARS-CoV-2. SARS-CoV-2 is the novel coronavirus that causes the disease COVID-19.

Return to Frequent Questions about Coronavirus (COVID-19).