Povidone Iodine have been both as antiseptics and skin disinfectant. Povidone-iodine solution have demonstrated more rapid kill of S. aureus and M. chelonae. It penetrates the cell wall of microorganism quickly. Povidone iodine is a potent bactericidal agent having a broad spectrum of action. It is also active against a wide range of enveloped and nonenveloped viruses.