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Glutaraldehyde

 
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Mechanism :

Glutaraldehyde is a colourless liquid with a pungent odour used to sterilize medical and dental equipment.


Indication :

• Hand washing


Contraindications :

Do not use on face, anal or peri-anal region. Protect surrounding skin and avoid broken skin.


Dosing :

Topical: Dead skin is removed before application by using a pumice stone. Apply twice daily, allowing each drop to dry before next is applied. 10% solution is used.


Adverse Effect :

Stains the skin over which it is applied brown.


Interaction :

No significant interactions.


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