In article <36E29465.44DA4AB at icr.ac.uk>, paraic at icr.ac.uk wrote:
>>We routinely use either 70% ethanol or 80% isopropanol, but following a
>contamination incident we use a commercially available spray called
>Barrycidal 36. It's effective against bacteria, fungi, spores and some
>viruses including HIV and Hepatitis B, while being
>non-toxic/non-irritant to humans. Its not widely available but it can be
>obtained from Heraeus Intruments and their agents (no connection).
So, what is it chemically then? I have hard time imagining anything
that would be effective against bacteria, fungi and spores yet
not being toxic to humans (unless it is ethanol :-)).