Cleaning Surfaces Contaminated with HIV (AIDS Virus) HEP B or HEP C
Personal Protection: Disposable protective gloves, gowns, face masks or eye coverings, as appropriate, must be worn during all cleaning of blood / body fluids and during decontamination procedures.
Cleaning Procedures: Blood / body fluids must be thoroughly cleaned from surfaces / objects before application of disinfectant.
Contact Time: HIV-1 (AIDS virus) is inactivated after a contact time of 4 minutes at 25°C (room temperature). Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C are inactivated after a 10 minute contact time. Use a 10-minute contact time for other viruses, fungi and bacteria listed.
Disposal of Infectious Materials: Blood / body fluids should be auto-claved and disposed of according to DHB, health department and local council regulations for infectious waste disposal.