Disinfectants

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Disinfectants

  1. 1. Disinfectants Are inactivated by organic matter Must have contact time Read the Label Use correct dilutions Do NOT mix disinfectants Common Types Bleach Most bacteria, viruses, fungi and spores Not protozoa Contact time 5-30 minutes Corrosive and irritating to eyes and lungs Mix ½ cup to 1 gallon water ( ineffective at high concentrations ) Isopropyl Alcohol Most bacteria, fungi, and viruses Not most spores Contact time 5-10 minutes Skin antiseptic Betadine-Iodine Bacteria, fungi, protozoa and viruses in vitro Contact around one minute Pre-surgical Hand cleaning and skin de-germing Some possibility of skin irritation Chlorhexidine Surgical scrub Not spores, some bacteria and viruses Contact time 10 minutes Peroxygen compounds Quanternary Ammonium compounds- Roccal D Wide range of bacteria, viruses and fungi Not spores Contact time 10 minutes Phenyls-Lysol, Pinesol Wide range Irritating Poisonous to Humans and Cats

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