Can ozone inactivate SARS-CoV-2 A review of mechanisms and performance on viruses

Type: Journal article

Author: Bernardí Bayarri *, Alberto Cruz-Alcalde , Núria L´opez-Vinent , María M. Mic´o , Carme Sans


The published results show that ozone can be an effective disinfectant in the gas-phase, successfully inactivating (more than 3 log10) up to 28 different viruses of the 29 tested, including SARS-CoV-2, according to 2 works which tested it satisfactorily. Ozone has proven to disinfect airborne viruses at very low concentrations, inactivating about 3–4 log10 from 0.1 to 0.4 mg L-1 min

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