The Consumer Council has investigated the efficacy of brand-name disinfectant products, popular during the Covid-19 crisis. Photo: Dickson Lee The Consumer Council has investigated the efficacy of brand-name disinfectant products, popular during the Covid-19 crisis. Photo: Dickson Lee
The Consumer Council has investigated the efficacy of brand-name disinfectant products, popular during the Covid-19 crisis. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong Covid-19 fourth wave: vast majority of disinfectant products ‘less effective, far pricier’ than traditional virus-killing methods

  • Consumer Council finds 80 per cent of branded products on the market are no match for the performance of alcohol or bleach solutions against pathogens
  • That is despite multi-purpose sprays, which have been popular with shoppers during the Covid-19 crisis, being up to 20 times more expensive

Topic |   Consumer protection in Hong Kong
The Consumer Council has investigated the efficacy of brand-name disinfectant products, popular during the Covid-19 crisis. Photo: Dickson Lee The Consumer Council has investigated the efficacy of brand-name disinfectant products, popular during the Covid-19 crisis. Photo: Dickson Lee
The Consumer Council has investigated the efficacy of brand-name disinfectant products, popular during the Covid-19 crisis. Photo: Dickson Lee
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