glutaraldehyde

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glutaraldehyde

[‚glüd·ə′ral·də‚hīd]
(organic chemistry)
OHC(CH2)3CHO A liquid with a boiling point of 188°C; soluble in water and alcohol; used as a biological solution (50) and for leather tanning.
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It was concluded that Glutaral C11-C19 Pareth 9 had minimum efficacy against E.
Antibacterial activity of disinfectants: Three commercially available disinfectants including Benzalkoniumchloride (13.2%) [BZK], Polyhexamethylenebiguanide (20%) [PHMB] and Glutaral C11-C15 Pareth 9 were evaluated for antibacterial activity against the bacterial isolates by agar well diffusion method (Sharada et al., 2013).
Segments 5-6 mm in length of the RA were sent to the histopathological laboratory after gentle hydrostatic dilatation and were subsequently fixed in 2.5% of glutaral aldehyde solutions.
One woman developed alopecia from persistent contact dermatitis caused by glutaral (glutaraldehyde), a preservative in some hair conditioners.