Antiseptics are chemical agents applied to the skin to reduce the microbial count and the risk of surgical site infections (SSIs). Povidone Iodine have been both as antiseptics and skin disinfectant. Povidone-iodine solution have demonstrated more rapid kill (seconds to minutes) 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. Isopropyl alcohol is hydrophilic alcohol that likely causes membrane damage and denatures proteins needed for microbial metabolism and growth.
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CidalTek-SHDP1 scrub is used pure on wet hands by pouring about 4-6 ml of product. Then rub for 1 minute and rinse thoroughly with water.
- Antibacterial Hand Washing/ Scrubbing Before Dental Surgery:
The same procedure as for simple hand washing should be followed, but the entire protocol should be repeated for 3 to 5 minutes, both on the hands and on the forearms.
- Washing Of Soiled Wounds:
The CidalTek-PI 4 solution should be diluted to one third and the antiseptic rinsed thoroughly.
- Operation Theatre protocol in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in Dentistry:
In order to prepare a patient before a surgical operation, the whole body and hair should be washed less than 2 hours before the operation with CidalTek-PI 4.
Bactericidal, Fungicidal, Yeasticidal, Virucidal.