ANTISEPTICS AND DISINFECTANTS

1. Phenol derivatives

Phenol

Cresol

Hexylresorcinol

Chloroxylenol

Hexachlorophene

 

2. Oxidizing agents

Potassium permanganate

Hydrogen peroxide

Benzoyl peroxide

 

3. Halogens

Iodine

Iodophores

Chlorine

Chlorophores

 

4. Biguanide

Chlorhexidine

 

5. Quaternary ammonium (Cationic)

Cetrimide

Benzalkonium chloride (Zephiran)

Dequalinium chloride

6. Soaps

Of Sodium and Potassium

 

7. Alcohols

Ethanol

Isopropanol

 

8. Aldehydes

Formaldehyde

Glutaraldehyde

 

9. Acids

Boric acid

Acetic acid

 

10. Metallic salts

Merbromin

Silver nitrate

Silver sulfadiazine

Mild silver protein

Zinc sulphate

Calamine

Zinc oxide

 

11. Dyes

Gentian violet

Brilliant green

Acriflavine

Proflavine

 

12. Furan derivative

Nitrofurazone

 

 

 

 

ANTISEPTICS AND DISINFECTANTS
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