Tips for safe use of disinfectants


Disinfection and sterilization two words often mix in life, in fact, the two different meanings. Disinfection is to kill microorganisms, but can not kill spores and other still “dormant” organisms; sterilization is to kill all microorganisms, including spores, including. In other words, sterilization disinfection requirements more stringent than is usually used in the food industry and medicine, life is difficult to achieve, so usually only need to be disinfected, will reduce the number of pathogenic microorganisms to not cause human cases can be. General household disinfectant should be used sparingly, mostly by ventilation, wash their hands and so reduce the bacteria invade. And disinfectants can not be abused, otherwise it would produce microbial resistance, greatly reducing future role in the killing. In the long term, regular use of disinfectants can also cause a lot of other negative effects. For example, 84 met hypochlorite disinfectant photolysis, hydrogen chloride, with a certain toxicity, the body will have a negative impact. In fact, in life there are many effective disinfection methods. Such as ultraviolet light is the best disinfectant, drying quilts, clothing, etc. can be disinfected; tableware boil 15 to 30 minutes can achieve disinfection. Sit crowded bus, subway, especially hospital just come back, we might look at the clothes washed with laundry disinfectant; often get items for outdoor use, such as children’s toys, camping equipment, etc., also need to use a disinfectant wipe; washing machine per 2 to 3 months the application of professional disinfectant cleaner once. Disinfectants have certain side effects, high concentrations can irritate the mouth, respiratory tract, lungs, over time may lead to organ and tissue damage become fragile, but prone to infection. Disinfectants should be properly diluted before use according to the instructions.

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