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Foster® First Defense™ 40‑80 Disinfectant (5 GL)

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  • EPA LIST N: Disinfectant for use against SARS-COV-2, the cause of COVID-19
  • Ready-to-use (no dilution) one-step disinfectant cleaner
  • pH: 9.7–11
  • Coverage depends upon the method of application  and surface
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Foster First Defense Disinfectant (40-80) is on the EPA's List N: Disinfectant for Use Against SARS-CoV-2, the cause of COVID-19..


Foster 40-80 First Defense Disinfectant has demonstrated effectiveness against viruses similar to coronavirus disease 2019, COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) on hard, non-porous surfaces. Therefore, Foster 40-80 First Defenseā„¢ Disinfectant can be used against coronavirus disease 2019, COVID-19 when used in accordance with the directions for use against Norovirus on hard, non-porous surfaces. Refer to the CDC website for additional information.


Foster 40-80 First Defense Disinfectant is a hospital disinfectant for hard non-porous surfaces and have both norovirus and human coronavirus listed on the label as viruses it is effective against. Users of any disinfectant must follow label directions for use when disinfecting hard non-porous surfaces. Refer to the product label for more information on uses, contact times and environmental surfaces for this product.


  • One-step disinfectant cleaner is effective against a broad spectrum of bacteria, is virucidal*, fungicidal, and inhibits the growth of mold and mildew, when used as directed
  • Use to remove odors caused by flooding and smoke from fires
  • Kills germs, bacteria, and viruses* on pre-cleaned environmental surfaces

    This all-in-one “disinfectant, cleaner, fungicide, mildewstat, germicide and deodorizer” is designed for use in water damage restoration and for clean-up of mold and microbe impacted porous and non-porous materials. For homes, hospitals, institutions and industrial use.


    Foster 40-80 kills household germs and is effective against a broad spectrum of bacteria, including Pseudomonas Aeruginosa (Pseudomonas), Staphylococcus Aureus (Staph), and Streptococcus Pyogenes (Strep), is virucidal*, and inhibits the growth of mold and mildew (fungicidal), including Trichophyton Mentagophytes, when used as directed.


    First Defense Disinfectant is effective against odor-causing bacteria and fungi (in water damage restoration situations) on semi-porous and porous materials including carpets, carpet cushion, sub floors, drywall, trim and frame lumber. It helps clean and remove residue resulting from flood and water damage.


    May also be used to disinfect washable hard, non-porous surfaces such as tables, floors, walls, countertops, coils and drain pans of air conditioning and refrigeration equipment and heat pumps and hard, non-porous surfaces such as metal, stainless steel, fiberglass (shower stalls and sinks), finished woodwork, vinyl or plastic upholstery, as well as hard non-porous inanimate environmental surfaces found in hospitals, food processing areas, homes, restaurants, hotels, health clubs and spas.




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    Brand Foster
    Application Method Spray, Wipe, Wipe/Mop
    EPA Registered Yes
    Product Type Liquid
    pH 9.7
    Dilution RTU
    Scent Citrus
    Category Disinfectants, General Purpose Cleaners, Quaternary Disinfectant, Sanitizers
    Condition new
    Manufacturer Model Number 40-80
    Xactimate Code WTR GRM - Apply anti-microbial agent
    Manual / Schematic
    Safety Data Sheet (SDS)
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