The Association for Applied Hygiene (VAH) publishes the VAH List of Disinfectants. This List is an inventory of all disinfectant products and procedures with valid VAH certificates, showing their active ingredients, contact times and use concentrations as well as activity spectrum and other specifications which users need to know. The List has been a reference for quality assurance in prophylactic disinfection for many years. It is not only relevant for the medical area, including rehabilitation and nursing homes, but also for public institutions and, in the event of infectious diseases at home, also for the private home.

The VAH List of Disinfectants is available in English as a platform online.



For an introduction to the List of Disinfectants please view the Foreword of the updated Internet Version.

Preface of the VAH-List


Desinfektionsmittel-Kommission im VAH (eds.).
Requirements and Methods for VAH certification
of chemical disinfection procedures.
As of 2nd April 2015. Wiesbaden: mhp Verlag.

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