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Activity of L(+)-lactic acid against enveloped viruses

Jungbunzlauer describes L(+)-lactic acid as an active ingredient with dual power against enveloped viruses and bacteria

ABSTRACT

Demand is increasing for efficient, yet more natural, sustainable and less hazardous active ingredients in surface and skin disinfectants. L(+)- lactic acid is one of few truly biobased active substances, being derived from renewable raw materials via fermentation and readily biodegradable. It is the ideal ingredient to improve the green profile of surface or hand disinfectants without compromising on efficacy.

This paper describes L(+)-lactic acid as an active ingredient with dual power against enveloped viruses and bacteria, with the main focus on its virucidal activity. An official EN standard test protocol was used to demonstrate the virucidal activity of Jungbunzlauer’s L(+)- lactic acid against enveloped viruses.

Viral pandemics like COVID-19 occur when new strains of virus emerge, against which many people have not yet developed the appropriate immune response in the form of antibodies. The immune system can be stimulated to build

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