Foster® First Defense™ 40-80 Disinfectant (5 GL)

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  • Ready-to-use formula for added convenience

  • EPA LIST N: Disinfectant for use against SARS-COV-2, the cause of COVID-19

  • Disinfects, cleans, deodorizes

  • Effective fungicide, virucide and germicide

Size : 5 Gallon


Foster® First Defense 40-80 Disinfectant is a convenient, ready-to-use formulation that is effective against a broad spectrum of bacteria used to disinfect washable, non-porous, hard surfaces found in homes, schools, restaurants, hospitals and other institutional and industrial facilities, such as food processing plants.  Foster 40-80 Disinfectant is also EPA registered to be effective against odor-causing bacteria and fungi when used in water damage restoration situations on porous and semi-porous surfaces. 

EPA LIST N Disinfectant for use against SARS-COV-2, the cause of COVID-19 : Foster 40-80 First Defense Disinfectant has demonstrated effectiveness against viruses similar to SARS-CoV-2 (the cause of COVID 19) on hard, non-porous surfaces. Therefore, Foster 40-80 First Defense™ Disinfectant can be used against SAR-CoV-2 when used in accordance with the directions for use against Rotavirus on hard, non-porous surfaces. Refer to the CDC website for additional information.


  • Ready-to-use formula for added convenience
  • EPA Registration Number: 6836-152-63836
  • Disinfects, cleans, deodorizes
  • Effective fungicide, virucide and germicide
  • Great for use on tables, countertops, floors, walls, stair rails, door knobs, faucets, stainless steel appliances, finished woodwork, vinyl or plastic upholstery, and fiberglass surfaces like shower stalls and sinks
  • Effective for use in water damage restoration to remove residual mold and mildew prior to applying a antimicrobial coating
  • For home, hospital, institutional and industrial use
  • Easy to apply with wipe, cloth, mop, sponge or spray

Foster 40-80 is a one-step (hospital use) disinfectant bactericidal according to the current AOAC Use-Dilution Test Method; fungicidal according to the AOAC Fungicidal Test; and virucidal according to the virucidal qualifications modified in the presence of 5% organic serum against the following:


Pseudomonas Aeruginosa

Staphylococcus Aureus (Staph)

Salmonella Choleraesuis

Acinetobacter Baumannii

Brevibacterium Ammoniagenes

Campylobacter Jejuni

Enterbacter Aerogenes

Enterococcus Faecalis

Enterococcus Faecalis - Vancomucin Resistant (VRE)

Escherichia Coli (E. coli)

ESBL Escherichia Coli

Klebsiella Pneumoniae

Legionella Pneumophilia

Pseudomonas Cepacia

Salmonella Schottmuelleri

Salmonella Typhi

Serratia Marcescens

Shigella Dysenteriae

Staphylococcus Aureus - Methicillin-Resistant (MRSA)

Staphylococcus Aureus - Multi-Drug Resistant

Staphylococcus Aureus - Vancomycin Intermediate Resistant (VISA)

Streptococcus Pyogenes (Strep)

Vibrio Cholerae


*Hepatitis B Virus (HBV)

*Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)

*Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1

*Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2

*HIV-1 (AIDS virus)

*Human Coronavirus

*Influenza Type A / Brazil (Influenza)

*Respiratory Syncytial Virus


Avian Influenza Viruses (H3N2 and H5N1)

Avian Infectious Bronchitis Virus

Canine Distemper Virus

Newcastle's Disease Virus

Pseudorabies Virus



Tricophyton Mentagrophytes

Aspergillus Nige



Brand                                          Foster

Application Method                  Spray, Wipe, Wipe/Mop

EPA Registered                           Yes

Product Type                              Liquid

pH                                                 9.7-11

Dilution                                        RTU

Scent                                            Fresh mild scent

Category                                      Disinfectants, General Purpose Cleaners, Quaternary Disinfectant, Sanitizers

Unit of Measure                         5 Gallon Pail


More Information
Size 5 Gallon
Product Label


Safety Data Sheet (SDS)


Brands HB Fuller
MFG SKU 40-80
Form Liquid
Type Disinfectant
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