Substance used as a antiseptic germicide and disinfectant?
Disinfectant or/and a germicide
Dettol is used as a liquid antiseptic disinfectant.
Chlorine & Iodine
Roughly speaking, a disinfectant and an antiseptic are the same thing in that both are used to kill germs and/or prevent their growth. In common usage, 'disinfectant' is more likely to be used to refer to a chemical used in cleaning, while 'antiseptic' is more likely to be used to refer to a chemical applied to the skin to kill germs, such as an alcohol wipe applied before giving an injection with a hypodermic needle.
Antiseptic is an antimicrobian agent used in medicine. Disinfectant has a more large sense: substances used to disinfect buildings or soils, atmosphere in closed spaces, objects, planes, cars, materials etc. - generally nonliving.
yes, carbolic acid are used in various antiseptic, disinfectant e.g
Hydrogen Preroxide is a powerful Antiseptic and Disinfectant.
A disinfectant is a substance, such as Lysol or alcohol that you put on surfaces like countertops or toilet seats to kill germs and other microbes. An antisceptic is used to kill germs and microorganisms, typically used on the skin and to clean out wounds. Hydrogen Peroxide or iodine are good examples.
Bleach is not an antibiotic, but it can and does kill bacteria. Antibiotics are drugs used to fight infections in humans and animals. The word for substances such as bleach that are used to kill bacteria outside of a living thing is an "antibacterial" substance, or antiseptic, or disinfectant. Bleach, even in dilute form, is a disinfectant for water, aqueous solutions, and on many environmental surfaces.
liquid phenol is used as disinfectant and antiseptic agent in calamine lotion.
kill germson surfaces
alcohol.. antiseptic cream has alcohol and has OH which is basically a solvent
Benzalkonium chloride has disinfectant abilities, and has been used as antiseptic and spermicide. It used to be considered fairly safe, but research has found conflicting evidence about its safety.
A disinfectant is used to destroy microorganisms off of any surface. An antiseptic is used to destroy microorganisms off of the skin. So you have to take a little more care in choosing an anti-septic then a disinfectant. Magic acid would do well as a disinfectant but would be an unwise chose for an anti-septic as it would probably kill the patient as well as any septic organisms. Answer I'm sure the above intended a… Read More
If you think to Lugol, this solution is used as antiseptic, disinfectant, source of iodine, reagent for starch detection, reagent to detect some microbes, etc.
An employee falls and scrapes his knee at work An antiseptic is applied to his knee what does that mean?
Antiseptic is used to kill any bacteria. Antiseptic is a substance that destroys microorganisms that carry disease without harming body tissues
Yes, coal tar and pine tar have been used for over 100 years in soaps and shampoos for its antiseptic properties. An antiseptic can be either a germicide or a bacteriostatic compound. The tars are helpful in controlling germs, or at least the itch, for such ailments as: psoriasis, head lice eczema, acne, seborrhea dermatitis, scabies, ringworm dandruff, dry skin, itchy skin carbuncles rosacea.
Among the important criteria for selecting an antiseptic or disinfectant are the concentration of disinfectant to be used, whether the agent is bactericidal or bacteriostatic, the nature of the material to be treated, whether organic matter will be present, the temperature and pH at which the chemical agent will be used, and the time available in which the chemical agent will be left in contact with the surface tested. CliffsNotes.com. Chemical Methods of Control. 9… Read More
Some of the uses of hydrogen peroxide are: An aqueous solution of hydrogen peroxide is used as germicide, antiseptic, preservative for milk and wine, bleaching agents for soft materials. It is used as an antichlor and in refreshing old oil paintings which became black.
Antibiotics are internal medicine. Disinfectants can be used on any surface. Antiseptics refer to specific compounds used to kill pretty much any microorganism outside the human body.
It is any chemical substance, that kills harmful bacteria, or other microorganism's, on the surface of objects, so as to protect the handler of those objects from infections caused by those microorganism's.
Doctors are not yet sure whether it's okay to use chlorhexidine on open wounds. They say more studies need to be done. Chlorhexidine is typically used in antiseptic and disinfectant solutions.
Chlorine (Cl) used to be used as Antiseptic.
Lister was first to use phenol (carbolic acid) to control surgical infections in the opertaing room. Its rarely used as an antiseptic or disinfectant because it irritates the skin. Its often used in throat lozenges for its local anestheic effect.
The nonmetal element iodine can be used as an antiseptic.
disinfectant is used to kill or wipe away nasty unwanted germs
Here are some sentences. We sprayed the counter with disinfectant. The disinfectant kills germs.
I had a cut on my hand and the doctor used antiseptic to clean it.
No, it is a powder like slippery substance used as the antiseptic material for skin diseases and eyes infection, in hot water it is slightly acidic.
Antiseptic means it kills bacteria that cause infections. It is usually used on wounds to prevent infection and aid in healing. Neosporin is an Antiseptic cream.
Yes it can be used as a disinfectant. However, it is only registered for use in commercial products in Europe.
The main antiseptic would have been rum.
if you want to freeze everything your disinfecting then possibly. Ammonia, a common compound of nitrogen, is often used as a disinfectant.
Tea tree oil is the essential oil from Malaleuca alternifolia trees, an Australian native. In Australia, it can be purchased from supermarkets, chemists, and many other retailers. It is widely used as an antiseptic and disinfectant. Many drug stores and online stores also carry it.
Iodine has been commonly used as an antiseptic. Silver also has been sometimes used, but mostly in ionic form.
Iodine (or a iodide) can be used in antiseptic solutions.
H2O2 can used as Disinfectant.
it is used as a disinfectant.
Disinfectant kills bacteria, degreaser is used to break grease and oils down.
No....if vinegar was an acceptable "disinfectant" according the the EPA standards that a disinfectant is held to, then many more companies would sell it because it's cheap! It's true that vinegar does kill germs, but not well enough to call it an effective disinfectant.
An antiseptic is an anti-microbacterial solution or material used to kill bacteria. It's used to sterilize things. Alcohol wipes are a form of an antiseptic, commonly used to clean sites for shots at hospitals.
Ammonia is a disinfectant. It is a harsh disinfectant, so should be used only on inanimate objects, and should be rinsed thoroughly after use. It should never be combined with bleach in the cleaning process.
To kill bacteria.
the answer is iodine
It was an antiseptic first. Listerine was used to sterilize surgical tools around the time of the American Civil War.
Nail antiseptic, like all antiseptics is used for keeping everything hygienic. SCIENCE
yes it can be used
A solution of isopropyl alcohol and water is an effective disinfectant for small wounds. It can even be used as hand sanitizer.
A strong chemical used to kill microbes is a disinfectant. You can usually buy a disinfectant in supermarkets or home and garden stores.