Frequently Asked Questions
What surfaces can I used Koh Protect Surface on?
Koh Protect Surface is safe to use on most hard surfaces around the home including benchtops, table tops, laminates, sealed wood, marble, plastic toys , chopping boards , door handles & stainless steel
What type of bacteria does Koh Protect kill?
Koh Protect's patented formula has been clinically proven to kill 99.9% of bacteria including e-coli, salmonella, enterica, campylobacter and pseudomonas. Note, Koh Protect has not been proven effective against viruses such as COVID-19.
Does Koh Protect kill Covid-19?
Koh Protect Surface and Skin has not been proven to kill viruses such as COVID-19. Koh Protect Surface and Skin have been clinically proven to protect surfaces from 99.9% of bacteria including e-coli, salmonella, enterica, campylobacter and pseudomonas.
Does Koh Protect contain alcohol?
Both Koh Protect Skin and Koh Protect Surface contain a tiny percentage (<0.5%) of a naturally derived alcohol to act as a surfactant.
How long does Protect Surface last on my surface?
Koh Protect Surface has been clinically proven to protect surfaces from 99.9% of bacteria for 7 days (even with regular cleaning with Koh Universal Cleaning system).
Does Koh Universal Cleaner remove Protect Surface?
No. Koh Protect will remain effective on your surfaces for 7 days, even with regular cleaning using Universal Cleaner and your Microfibre Cloths.
How do I use Protect Surface?
After cleaning with Universal Cleaner, spray a fine mist of Protect Surface 4 - 6 inches from the surface to be treated. Wait 3 to 5 minutes or until fully dry. Lightly wipe down residue with a Microfibre Cloth.
How is Koh Protect Surface different to harsh chemical-based sanitisers?
Supermarket and harsh chemical-based sanitisers kill germs and bacteria already on a surface, but once the germs are killed, they do not provide on going protection or stop bacteria from mutating. Koh Protect destroys bacteria on a surface and offers ongoing protection for 7 days. It is fragrance-free and eco-certified by Good Environmental Choice Australia.
Is Koh Protect Surface safe for septic systems?
Yes, Koh Protect is safe for septic systems.
Can I use Protect Surface in my Koh Spray Mop?
As we do not offer separate mop bottles right now, we suggest you mop your floor as usual with Universal Cleaner and Koh Spray Mop. Once clean and dry, use your Atomiser to spray your floor with Protect Surface. Wait for 3 - 5 minutes until dry then use your mop to wipe away any residue.
My surface is still wet even after waiting a few minutes.
Typically you will need to leave Protect Surface 3 - 5 minutes to completely dry before wiping away residue, however drying time may vary depending on temperature, humidity and air movement. A fan may help speed the drying process. Don't overspray your surface, as excess product may take longer to dry.
Where can I use Protect surface? Is there anything I can't use Protect Surface on?
Koh Protect Surface can be used on most hard surfaces around the home including benchtops, table tops, tiles, ceramic, laminates, plastic and wood. It can also be used on common touchpoints such as doorhandles, lightswitches and appliances. Avoid spraying on glass, as spotting may occur and may be difficult to remove. Spray should be promptly wiped off glass surfaces with a dry cloth. Please be aware that on stainless steel and some high gloss surfaces Koh Protect may leave a slight sheen.