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Substances used on inanimate objects that destroy harmful microorganisms or inhibit their activity. Disinfectants are classed as complete, destroying SPORES as well as vegetative forms of microorganisms, or incomplete, destroying only vegetative forms of the organisms. They are distinguished from ANTISEPTICS, which are local anti-infective agents used on humans and other animals. (From Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, 11th ed)
Drug Drug Description Chlorhexidine An antiseptic used to sterilize for surgeries and in healthcare practice, to reduce pocket depth in periodontitis, and to treat gingivitis. Propiolactone Propiolactone was used for vaccines, tissue grafts, surgical instruments, and enzymes, as a sterilant of blood plasma, water, milk and nutrient broth as a vapor-phase disinfectant in enclosed spaces. Its... Hypochlorite An antimicrobial used to treat and prevent infections of the skin and tissue. Polihexanide Polihexanide has been used in trials studying the treatment, prevention, and supportive care of Caries, Neoplasm, Skin Diseases, Nail Diseases, and Dental Plaque, among others. Benzododecinium Benzododecinium is used as an antiseptic/disinfectant compound. It has been marketed as a tincture for antiseptic product for wounds in the Czech Republic. Peracetic acid A liquid that functions as a strong oxidizing agent. It has an acrid odor and is used as a disinfectant. Phenylethyl alcohol An antimicrobial, antiseptic, and disinfectant that is used also as an aromatic essence and preservative in pharmaceutics and perfumery. Methylchloroisothiazolinone Methylchloroisothiazolinone is approved for use within allergenic epicutaneous patch tests which are indicated for use as an aid in the diagnosis of allergic contact dermatitis (ACD) in persons 6 years... Potassium triiodide Not Annotated Methylisothiazolinone Not Annotated Troclosene Not Annotated Phenol An antiseptic and disinfectant used in a variety of settings. Glutaral One of the protein CROSS-LINKING REAGENTS that is used as a disinfectant for sterilization of heat-sensitive equipment and as a laboratory reagent, especially as a fixative. Formaldehyde A naturally occurring hazardous organic compound used as a preservative in animal feed, cosmetic products, laboratory procedures, disinfection, and home building products. Chloroxylenol An antimicrobial used to treat cuts, bites, stings, abrasions, and used as an antiseptic hand cleaner. Poloxalene Ethylene oxide/propylene oxide copolymer is used as a food additive. It belongs to the family of Epoxides. These are compounds containing a cyclic ether with three ring atoms (one oxygen... Mercuric chloride Mercury chloride (HgCl2) is a highly toxic compound that volatizes slightly at ordinary temperature and appreciably at 100 degrees C. It is corrosive to mucous membranes and used as a... Tosylchloramide A chlorinated disinfectant of the genitals and injured skin. Chlorine dioxide Chlorine Dioxide has been used in trials studying the treatment of Halitosis.
- Drugs & Drug Targets
Drug Target Type Chlorhexidine Bacterial outer membrane target Chlorhexidine Serum albumin carrier Propiolactone DNA target Propiolactone Serum albumin carrier Phenylethyl alcohol Parathion hydrolase target Phenol Thermolysin target Phenol Serum albumin target Formaldehyde D-alanyl-D-alanine carboxypeptidase target Formaldehyde Hematopoietic stem cells target