Table 10-5. - Guide to chemical agents for disinfection and sterilization.
handled, so direct physical contact between glutaraldehyde solutions and human tissues should be avoided. When using these agents, they require proper ventilation because their vapors are extremely toxic. Immersed items must be rinsed with sterile water before using. Glutaraldehydes of 2 to 3.2 percent are FDA-registered. These solutions are not recognized as acceptable surface disinfectants because of theContinue Reading