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What is in Borasol antiseptic powder?

Borasol: contains Eucalyptol, thymol,, methyl salycate, and menthol......(see the label!) Hope this helps or is there another question here? Dr Z ...Read more

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What is the minimum amt of ethanol required for antiseptic effects?

What is the minimum amt of ethanol required for antiseptic effects?

Antiseptic: Ethanol in antiseptic wipes and sanitizing hand gels is about 62%. 100% ethanol is irritating & drying to the skin & can cause bacteria to form a protective protein shell. Generally, 62-70% is recommended for antisepsis. ...Read more

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Are cinnamon sticks antibacterial or antiseptic?

Cinnamon: This herb/spice has been claimed in the lay press to have wide antibacterial activities, and has traditionally been used in some societies to treat infection. Not aware that there is scientific controlled evidence to support these claims. ...Read more

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How can you extract lidocaine from an antiseptic?

How can you extract lidocaine from an antiseptic?

You can't: There is no easy way to separate Lidocaine in a solution combined with antiseptic. ...Read more

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Is there any difference between antimicrobial and antiseptic?

Is there any difference between antimicrobial and antiseptic?

Yes: Antiseptic are used to clean skin and other materials. Antimicrobials are used for treatment of infections. ...Read more

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What is the difference between antibacterial and antiseptic soap?

Soap: Antibacterial soap = antimicrobial soap = antiseptic soap ...Read more

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How are antiseptics and disnfectant used for diconramination in laboratory?

How are antiseptics and disnfectant used for diconramination in laboratory?

There are: various protocols and guidelines specified by the Dept of Health(state and fed) and accrediting bodies that must be adhered to in order to maintain compliance and pass inspections. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me if neosporin is an antiseptic cream?

Can someone tell me if neosporin is an antiseptic cream?

No: An antiseptic cream such as savlon when used in superficial cut or injury will reduce or prevent an infection. Neosporin treat an infection. ...Read more

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Whats the best way to use cinnamon in antiseptic way eat or drink?

Flavor: Use cinnamon for flavor, buy sticks and grind these as you need them in any way it suits you. ...Read more

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How can I clean and dress a post surgical wound and what antiseptics to use?

How can I clean and dress a post surgical wound and what antiseptics to use?

Clean and dry: Assuming that the surgical procedure was not a contaminated procedure or drainage of an infected wound, the incision would have been closed. The wound should be covered with a clean, dry dressing since there is often spot leakage of fluid from the incision which can stain clothes. After a few days, the incision can be left open to air, if not subject to being moist (e.g. Sweat or drainage). ...Read more

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Can aids spread through dressing a wound with antiseptic oil, what do you suggest?

Can aids spread through dressing a wound with antiseptic oil, what do you suggest?

Unless there: Is excessive drainage (dripping from the dressing) the likelihood of transmission under the conditions you have described are unlikely. ...Read more

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Please tell me, are there any antiseptic mouthwashes that utilize non-harmful alternatives to alcohol-based mouthwashes?

Please tell me, are there any antiseptic mouthwashes that utilize non-harmful alternatives to alcohol-based mouthwashes?

Mouthwash: Yes there are many herbal and supplement mouthwash available. Many include natural ingredients like peppermint and spearmint, some contain antioxidants as well. ...Read more

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Hi I have tonsilstones i just taste it in my troat ?Noise air stinks too?What can I use?Does listerine antiseptic work?Its desroying me help please

Hi I have tonsilstones  i just taste it in my troat ?Noise air stinks too?What can I use?Does listerine antiseptic work?Its desroying me help please

Listerine: I am sure that your throat is sore, listerine mouthwash has a high alcohol content and will probably burn. There are some non-alcohol containing mouthwashes on the market, biotene is one of them. ...Read more

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Can I use dettol antiseptic for vaginal wash?

Can I use dettol antiseptic for vaginal wash?

Use of this type of: Product could alter vaginal ph or alter flora. ...Read more

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How can antiseptics prevent bacterial growth?

How can antiseptics prevent bacterial growth?

Alcohol: Most contain a high concentration of alcohol which kill most surface bacteria ...Read more

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What is a better antiseptic, alcohol or hydrogen peroxide?

Rubbing alcohol: Both of these solutions are used as antiseptics. Which is better depends on the study you read. They both are effective and both have side effects. ...Read more

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