Endo Enterprises were delighted to be informed that The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) in the UK has approved the use of EndoSan for disinfection of Foot and Mouth disease and General Orders.



DEFRA are the UK government department responsible for safeguarding our natural environment, supporting our world-leading food and farming industry, and sustaining a thriving rural economy. Their broad remit means they play a major role in people’s day-to-day life, from the food we eat, and the air we breathe, to the water we drink.

To achieve DEFRA approval, EndoSan was required to pass efficacy testing carried out by DEFRA approved laboratories. The results of the stringent testing meant that EndoSan gained approval for effective use against Foot and Mouth disease virus (FMDV) and General Orders.

General Orders approval relates to the Animal Health Act 1981 and means that EndoSan can be used for the cleansing and disinfection of places used for the holding of markets, fairs, exhibitions or sales of animals or yards, sheds, stables, vessels, aircraft, vehicles, pens, etc. Also included is the use of EndoSan under the European Communities Act which means EndoSan use complies fully with animal disease control legislation that requires the use of an approved disinfectant.

In the event of an outbreak of a notifiable animal or zoonotic disease, only DEFRA approved disinfectants can be used for cleaning and disinfecting hard surfaces like buildings, farm equipment, crates, and vehicles. The power of EndoSan is now approved to make a difference in these situations.

Benjamin Sallon Endo Enterprises Managing Director commented:

“DEFRA’s goal of a cleaner, healthier environment, benefiting people and the economy is one we share and their endorsement will be a further a driving force in our trade in EndoSan. We take great pleasure in gaining DEFRA approval for our existing and new customers to use EndoSan for disinfection in the Agri and Livestock markets”

EndoSan is the approved UK and Ireland brand name for Huwasan technology, EndoSan appears on the register of approved disinfectants for use in England, Scotland and Wales under the Huwasan brand name.