Universal Surface Wipes 72

The NHS' number 1 disinfectant wipe, used in 9 out of 10 NHS hospitals, now available for homes, schools and businesses. Kills 99.99% of bacteria and viruses from 20 seconds.

Clinell Universal Surface Wipes kill up to 10x more bacteria and viruses than standard household disinfectants. Unlike pure disinfectant wipes, Clinell Universal Surface Wipes clean whilst they disinfect, helping remove dirt and soiling whilst boosting their germ-killing power. They get to get to work right away, proving effective from only 20 seconds. Despite all that cleaning and killing power, they're skin-friendly, dermatologically tested and kind to surfaces.

Product code: BCW72

Effective against the COVID-19 virus in 30 seconds.

Efficacy data
How to use
Efficacy data
Effective AgainstTestKill Time
COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2)EN1447630 sec
Influenza H1N1EN144762 min
Influenza H3N2EN144762 min
Hepatitis BASTM E10521 min
Hepatitis CEN144761 min
Herpes Simplex Type 1ASTM E10532 min
HIVEN1447630 sec
MERS-CoVEN144761 min
Measles vius (Canine distemper virus)EN144761 min
Mumps virus (Rubulavirus)EN144761 min
Murine coronavirusEN1447630 sec
Murine Hepatitis Virus (Betacoronavirus surrogate)EN1447630 sec
NorovirusEN144761 min
RotavirusEN144761 min
Vaccinia virusEN1447615 sec
Acinetobacter baumanniiEN13727
10 sec
1 min
2 min
Burkholderia cepaciaEN1372710 sec
Enterococcus faecalisEN13727
10 sec
Enterococcus faeciumEN1372710 sec
Enterococcus hiraeEN13697
2 min
10 sec
10 sec
Escherichia coliEN13697
2 min
2 min
Escherichia coli k12EN1372710 sec
Klebsiella pneumoniaeEN1372710 sec
Klebsiella pneumoniae (CPE)EN1372710 sec
Klebsiella pneumoniae (ESBL)EN166152 min
Legionella pneumophilaEN137271 min
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureusEN13727
10 sec
1 min
2 min
Pseudomonas aeruginosaEN13697
2 min
10 sec
10 sec
Salmonella typhimuriumEN137271 min
Serratia marsescensEN1372710 sec
Staphylococcus aureusEN13697
5 min
10 sec
10 sec
Vancomycin resistant enterococcus faecium (VRE)EN1372710 sec
Vancomycin resistant enterococci (VRE)EN13727
1 min
2 min
Aspergillus brasiliensisEN1369715 min
Mycobacterium var bovisEN143482 min
Candida albicansEN 13624
1 min
2 min
10 sec
Candida aurisEN136241 min
Candida auris Japanese cladeEN1362410 sec
Candida auris South African cladeEN136241 min
Candida auris South Korean cladeEN136241 min
Veterinary organisms
Bordetella bronchisepticaEN16561 min
Candida albicansEN16571 min
Enterococcus hiraeEN16561 min
Leptospira interrogansEN16561 min
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermediusEN16561 min
Proteus vulgarisEN16561 min
Pseudomonas aeruginosaEN16561 min
Staphylococcus aureusEN16561 min
How to use
Test IFU - 2

Remove one wipe from the pack.

Test IFU - 1

Wear recommended PPE.

Test IFU - 4

Working from clean to dirty, wipe in an ‘S’ shaped pattern, taking care not to go over the same area twice.

Test IFU - 3

Change the wipe if it becomes dry or soiled and discard. Let the surface air dry.


Are Clinell products effective against coronavirus?

The Clinell Universal Range, Clinell Peracetic Wipes, and Clinell Clorox Wipes have all been tested …Read More

Have Clinell Universal Wipes been tested against COVID-19?

Clinell Universal Wipes have been proven effective against the exact strain of coronavirus that caus…Read More

Are Clinell Universal Wipes effective against the new UK and South African variants of coronavirus?

Yes. The changes in the new variants are very small mutations in their surface proteins. Whilst that…Read More

Do Clinell Universal Wipes comply with UK national guidance about COVID-19?

UK national guidance for healthcare professionals specifically mentions chlorine as a disinfectant. …Read More

Why does it have a single use symbol on a pack of multiple wipes?

Each individual wipe is single use. This prevents the transfer of pathogens between surfaces or from…Read More

Why is the product referred to as a Universal Wipe?

The wipes function as both disinfectant and detergent. They can also be used on all surfaces and all…Read More

What different formats are available for this product?

A variety of formats are available: Clinell Universal Buckets 225 (CWBUC225), Clinell Universal Buck…

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Why is it important to clean in addition to disinfecting?

Dirt creates a barrier between a surface and the disinfectant on the wipe therefore prevents the sur…Read More

What are the active ingredients in Clinell Universal Wipes?

The formulation in Clinell Universal Wipes is a patented, antimicrobial solution developed by GAMA's…Read More

Does using disinfectants increase the chance of resistance occurring with pathogens?

No, there is no risk of resistance occurring due to long-term use. This is because Universal deliver…Read More

What does the term "contact time" mean?

"Contact time" is the time required for the disinfectant to act on pathogens. Essentially: how long …Read More

Why is the kill count important to know?

Apart from how fast it takes a disinfectant to work (i.e. contact time), it is also important to det…Read More

Does the mechanical action of the wipe play an important part in the disinfection process?

The mechanical action of wiping removes soil and bioburden allowing the disinfectant to reach the su…Read More

Does the wipe retain some of the disinfectant?

Generally, wipe materials contain certain molecules that can hold and lock the wipe formulation into…Read More

Where can Universal Wipes be used?

Universal Wipes are safe to be used on all surfaces. They will not damage rubbers, plastics or metal…Read More

What products do these wipes replace?

Universal Wipes are able to replace all detergent and disinfectant surface wipes (except for Peracet…Read More

Where was the testing conducted for this wipe?

The tests mentioned have been conducted at various UK and European university accredited laboratorie…Read More

What are the wall-mounted dispensers?

These are colour-coded, plastic or wire dispensers that can be attached to hospital walls and are de…Read More

Are there any special disposal requirements?

Used wipes should be disposed of in the clinical waste bin as per your infection control policy. Mac…Read More

How would you summarise the benefits of Clinell Universal Wipes?

As the name suggests, Clinell Universal Wipes have a wide range of applications. Not only are they a…Read More

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