Diaclean Pera Sterilant disinfectant prevents transmission of Covid-19 in mosques
KUANTAN, 15 July 2021 - The spread of Covid-19 in the country has given awareness to all parties to take additional measures to ensure that the transmission of the virus can be minimised, especially in public places, including mosques in Pahang.
In this effort, Program Basmi Covid-19 was recently organised by the Office of Menteri Besar Pahang in collaboration with the Kuantan District and Land Office, Kuantan District Islamic Religious Office, Pahang Social Action Council (MTSP) and Pahang Recreation, Sports and Social Association (PERSAS).
A total of 111 mosques around Kuantan were sanitised using Diaclean Pera Sterilant disinfectant produced by UMP’s subsidiary, UMP Renalcare Sdn. Bhd., in the form of liquid (cold) and fume spray to control, eradicate and prevent the spread of the Covid-19 virus in mosques around Kuantan.
Present at the programme was Menteri Besar Pahang, Datuk Seri Wan Rosdy Wan Ismail, who witnessed the sanitation process at the Sultan Ahmad 1 State Mosque, Kuantan, as the programme’s closing.
The ceremony was officiated by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research & Innovation), Professor Ts. Dr. Kamal Zuhairi Zamli, Chairman of the Pahang Islamic Religious and Education Affairs Committee, Dato’ Sri Syed Ibrahim Syed Ahmad, Director of the Pahang Islamic Religious Department, Dato’ Dr. Haji Zulkifli Haji Ali Al-Hafiz and Kuantan District Officer, Tengku Dato’ Nor Asmaliza Ku Lah.
According to Professor Ts. Dr. Kamal, Diaclean Pera Sterilant is certified halal by JAKIM and passed laboratory tests to effectively eliminate 99.99% of bacteria, germs or viruses, including Covid-19.
“Diaclean Pera Sterilant is effective in killing human coronavirus so that Covid-19 infectious disease can be prevented and controlled effectively following the cleaning and disinfection procedures in public places,” he said.
In this programme, UMP Renalcare Sdn. Bhd., the first manufacturer of peracetic acid active ingredient technology in Malaysia, contributed 240 to 400 liters.
Diaclean Pera Sterilant is user-friendly and environmentally friendly, and suitable for public sanitation purposes such as in residential areas, groceries, schools, nurseries, government and private offices, universities, factories, houses of worship and passengers and cargo aircraft in the aviation industry.
This product complies with World Health Organization (WHO) and United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) standards as an active ingredient capable of killing the Covid-19 virus.
It is the first locally produced organic food vinegar-based disinfectant in Malaysia that has received Medical Device Authority (MDA) certification from the Ministry of Health Malaysia (MOH) and Halal JAKIM.
By: Mimi Rabita Abdul Wahit, Corporate Communications Unit, The Office of The Vice-Chancellor
Translation by: Dr. Rozaimi Abu Samah, Engineering College/Faculty of Chemical and Process Engineering Technology