An antiseptic is an antimicrobial substance which can be applied to living tissue to reduce the possibility of infection. a disinfectant is a substance which is used on a non-living object to destroy microorganisms. Sterilization is the process of destroying microorganisms. There are no degrees of sterilization - an object is either sterile or non-sterile. Sterilization is extremely important in places like a hospital, where doctors and surgeons use instruments for surgical procedures. Sterilization products have been the backbone of healthcare delivery since the discovery of their role in reduction of infection. The usage of antiseptic surgical methods was championed by Joseph Lister. The sterilization procedure uses either one of heat, radiation or chemicals.
Types of Sterilization, Antiseptics and Disinfectants products
Sterilization products, antiseptics, and disinfectants are used while doing invasive tests, surgical procedures, cleaning of instruments, equipment and premises, cleaning of hospital linen, cleaning surfaces, killing microbes present on hands etc. They come in various forms and chemical compositions based on the application.
A hand sanitizer provides rapid disinfection from a broad spectrum of microbes present on skin.
2.Surgical Prep Solution and Antiseptics
These are antiseptic agents to reduce microbes present at the incision site prior to incision. These can contain alcohol, povidine iodine, triclosan and chlorhexidine.
3.Instrument and Equipment Detergents and Disinfectants
These Detergents and Disinfectants are utilized to disinfect equipment and instruments. They can be composed of Glutaraldehyde, Propanol, OPA, and preoteolytic enzymes.
Linen Disinfectant are used to disinfect used hospital linen.
5.Surgical Scrub/ Hand Wash
These products are used by operating team prior to intraoperative procedures for eliminating transient flora and inhibiting growth of microbes.
6.Surface & Environment Disinfectant
These are utilized to routine clean surfaces in health care set ups and have a broad spectrum activity against bacteria and eliminate other microbes.
These trays are designed to protect instruments during sterilization and storage.
8.Sterilization Indicators & Tapes
The sterilization indicators and tapes are used for reliable monitoring and tagging during various sterilization procedures.
These are high strength medical grade paper with plastic polypropylene backing.
These machines are used in hospitals for fumigation in place of fumigators and are highly effective for sanitation purpose.
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