When developing effective disinfecting cleaners, formulators need a range of ingredients to create solutions that meet the complex needs of consumers. Solvay maximizes formulator flexibility by offering a variety of ingredients for the development of long-lasting antimicrobial formulations. Explore Solvay’s Actizone® products for 24-hour disinfectant solutions and find the product that best meets your needs.


Solvay also offers a ready-to-use surface disinfectant formulation with our Actizone® F5 technology. This outstanding quat-based product offers residue-free surface disinfection, combining fast-kill and excellent cleaning performance with long-lasting protection benefits. Solvay’s Actizone® F5 kills more than 99.9% of bacteria and viruses including the flu and human coronavirus. It continues to work over time, offering 24-hour antimicrobial protection that is validated by globally recognized regulatory and standardized tests such as the US EPA RSS and BSI PAS2424 tests.*

Our proprietary Actizone® F5 technology, formulated with our Actizone® P5 and Actizone® S5 products, ensures antimicrobial actives will remain on surfaces and continue protecting against disease-causing bacteria and viruses for 24 hours and even after repeated surface contact.* Actizone® F5 exhibits excellent compatibility with a range of surfaces, including laminates, polycarbonate, glass and steel, to promote ideal disinfecting and cleaning experiences for consumers.

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Solvay also offers Actizone® F5 in a 6x concentrate for a usage that requires higher concentration. This ready-to-dilute 6x concentrate, results in the Actizone® F5 disinfectant solution with 24-hour antimicrobial performance.* It preserves the natural shine of a surface by ensuring a residue-free clean.  

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Solvay’s proprietary polymer delivers essential 24-hour antimicrobial surface protection when formulated into quat-based disinfectant cleaners.* The Actizone® P5 polymer is designed to form barriers with added quat actives that remain available to kill microorganisms such as bacteria and viruses over the course of 24 hours.* To enhance formulator ease, Actizone® P5 is compatible with standard quats frequently used for surface disinfection. Additionally, Solvay’s Actizone® P5 is an inert ingredient and co-formulant product designed specifically for use in formulations with quat active ingredients to provide outstanding long-lasting antimicrobial solutions. 

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Our Actizone® S5 surfactant package, when used with our Actizone® P5, is specially designed to provide quat-based, long-lasting antimicrobial cleaning solutions with a balance between excellent cleaning and 24-hour antimicrobial protection.* This surfactant package optimizes wetting, surface coverage, soil removal and dispersion of a variety of soils while still enabling sufficient abrasion resistance for reliable 24-hour antimicrobial formulations.* Actizone® S5 is a co-formulant product created for use in disinfectant cleaners with residual sanitization performance for bacteria and viruses, compatible with a range of quat active ingredients. In addition, Actizone® S5 components are similarly listed in the EPA inert ingredients list, and REACH-registered, and listed in most global chemical inventories, for simplified formulation approvals.  

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For more information on Actizone® products for long-lasting disinfectant solutions, please contact our experts.


Remember to use disinfectants safely, and always read the label and product information before use.

*Any sale of Actizone®  F5 in a particular country shall be solely on the basis of the approved registration in that country, and any claims regarding Actizone®  F5 in a particular jurisdiction shall be addressed solely by the laws and approval of Actizone®  F5 in that jurisdiction.  This is not intended to promote, sell or recommend the sale or use of Actizone®  F5 in countries in which it is not registered yet, including Canada.

On November 12, 2021 the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved the registration of Actizone®  F5. Solvay is now working to obtain U.S. state registrations for Actizone®  F5 required to market in specific states. Claims allowed by the EPA registration include that Actizone®  F5: (1) provides initial disinfection on hard non-porous surfaces after 5 minutes of contact time against a wide range of viruses and bacteria , including SARS-CoV-2; and (2) eliminates bacteria  when applied to hard, non-porous surfaces for up to 24 hours. Solvay is currently conducting studies to obtain EPA approval in the future for claims that certain Actizone®  products are effective at eliminating viruses, including SARS-CoV-2, for up to 24-hours after application.

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Actizone® Overview

Solvay's Actizone® technology offers fast-Kill of 99.99% of germs and 24-hour antimicrobial protection of your surfaces along with optimal cleaning experience.*

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Frequently Asked Questions

From regulatory approvals & testing certifications to the technical details of Actizone® technology, Solvay has answers to your frequently asked questions.