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2 Percent Glutaraldehyde

The Percent Glutaraldehyde with synonyms glutaric dialdehyde , is a disinfectant, medication, preservative, and fixative. As a disinfectant, the 2 percent glutaraldehyde is used to sterilize surgical instruments and other areas of hospitals.

The 2 Percent Glut Glutaraldehyde is a reusable manual liquid chemical sterilant and high-level disinfectant. 2 Percent Glut Glutaraldehyde is recommended for all immersible and heat sensitive medical instruments. Glut features a 14 day reuse life and 2 years shelf life. Comes with activator and activation is required. The Solution needs to be tested with the appropriate test strip prior to each use to verify effective disinfection concentration. The 2 Percent Glut Glutaraldehyde is fast acting and useful against a variety of microorganisms. It is readily, performs more effectively than products that use formaldehyde, glyoxal or other corrosive materials.

· Active against bacterial, yeasts, moulds, virus and mycobacterial at 20℃.

· Noncorrosive and compatible for use on endoscopes and other heat sensitive surgical instruments and medical devices.

· Activate Glutaraldehyde by adding the entire contents of the activator vial which is attached to the 2% Glutaraldehyde container. Activator is included.

· Reuse life of 14 days (needs to check concentration by appropriate test strip prior to each use).

Linear Formula: OHC(CH2)3CHO

CAS No : 111-30-8

Product Name

2 Percent Glutaraldehyde


Kills bacteria, Antibacterial,sterilization


Snow or OEM


1000 barrel

Active ingredient

2% glutaraldehyde




2500ml, 5000ml, or customized


Hubei, China

Transportation packaging

Carton or customized

Sample Time

3 days

Lead Time

Stock order time: 10 days

OEM/ODM order time: 30~40 days

Product Feature & Benefit

1. Contains surfactant to enhance the disinfection process and a rust inhibitor to reduce corrosion

2. Activated solution contains anticorrosion ingredients

3. Buffered pH at 7.5

4. High efficiency sterilization

5. Cost-effective endescope desinfectant

6. No dilution required

7. Room tempeture use(20℃)

8. Actived solution can be used up to 14 days

9. Long expiry time up to 24 month before activated

Endescope and Hospital device disinfection and sterilization.

How to Use

1.Medical equipment sterilization: dissolve the agent attached firstly, then soak for 10 hours and clean by distilled water.

2.Medical equipment disinfection: dissolve the agent attached firstly, then soak for 3 hours and clean by distilled water.

1.Q: Are you a manufacturer or a trading company?

A: We are a factory with export license.

2. Q: How does the factory control quality?
A: We do whole process quality control from the very beginning to the very end.

1). IQA: incoming material inspection/testing;
2). Online quality control
3). OQA: final quality audit

3.Q: How long is delivery time?

A: Generally 25~35 days. For big quantity, it’s subjected to exact quantity.

4.Q: Do you provide samples ? is it free or charged ?

A: Yes, the sample is free and you need to pay the express fee only.

5.Q: What is the payment term ?

A: T/T ,L/C, Western Union, Paypal

50% deposit and balanced 50% before shipment

What is 2% glutaraldehyde used for?

Glutaraldehyde disinfectant is an, efficient and low toxic neutral enhanced disinfectant, which can kill bacterial propagators, bacterial spores, hepatitis virus and other pathogenic microorganisms. Glutaraldehyde has a broad-spectrum ability to kill microorganisms. The 2% alkaline glutaraldehyde solution can kill propagules in two minutes, viruses in 10 minutes, mycobacteria in 20 minutes and bacterial spores in 3 hours;  If the exposure time (10 hours) is enough, it can also be used as a sterilization agent; In principle, the initial concentration of glutaraldehyde abroad should be higher than 2%. If used for disinfection, the exposure time should not be less than 20 minutes. If used for sterilization, the exposure time should be 10 hours;

What is the 2% glutaraldehyde solution?

2% Glutaraldehyde disinfectant is a alkiline, efficient and low toxic neutral enhanced disinfectant, which can kill bacterial propagators, bacterial spores, hepatitis bacteria and other pathogenic microorganisms.

The SNOW-branded 2% glutaraldehyde solution is prepared with glutaraldehyde as the main raw material and an appropriate amount of synergistic surfactant

What is the other name for glutaraldehyde 2%?

The synonym are:  Pentanedial. Glutaral,Glutaric acid dialdehyde solution, Glutaric aldehyde solution, Glutaric dialdehyde 1,5-Pentanedial

Is glutaraldehyde a high-level disinfectant?

The glutaraldehyde solution is a broad spectrum disinfectant,and can kill Bacterial propagules, fungi, and germ cells high effectively. But comparing with ortho-phthalaldehyde disinfectant, it’s not a high level for ortho-phthaldehyde is much better,no matter contact time, apperance, consumption, etc.

How long does it take glutaraldehyde to sterilize?

Theoretically, it’s take over 10 hours contact time to sterilize. For many factors, the concentration of glutaraldehyde is reduced: such as the polymerization of alkaline glutaraldehyde, the dilution of water, the frequency of use, volatilization and loss, etc., so the concentration of glutaraldehyde must be monitored every day for sterilization.

Is glutaraldehyde harmful?And harmful to skin?

As a daily used disinfectant in hospital, glutaraldehyde solution is safe with proper safety measure.

Theoretically, it’s safety information is as below

Is glutaraldehyde banned?

Absolutely no for it’s such a cost-saved, broad spectrum, easy-to-find in internationl market.

It’contribute a lot at these developing country in the health field. For example, clinics take it as daily used disinfectant for many medical device.

What are the disadvantages of glutaraldehyde?

① The contact time is long, as a sterilization agent, it take over 10 hours; as a disinfection agent, 3 hours is recommended normally ② glutaraldehyde disinfectant has a certain toxicity, which can cause bronchitis and pulmonary edema; Medical devices after ③ sterilization should be fully rinsed with sterile water before use.

Can glutaraldehyde cause death?

No, so far no evidence was found that glutaraldehyde solution can cause death.

Which is an advantage of glutaraldehyde?

Glutaraldehyde solution is a most widely used disinfectant for medical with below adbantage:

1. Cost-effective. Almost 1st 20 of OPA,a high-level disinfectant.

2. Rapid and effective broad-spectrum killing for normal germs.

3. No dilution required, easy to use,

4. Room tempeture using

5. Long shelf-life after activated up to 14 days and expiry time up to 24 month before activated

Is glutaraldehyde a carcinogen and banned?

So far, no evidence was found that glutaraldehyde is a carcinogen and should be banned . Don’t worry about it. It’s safe enough to help keeping away from normal germs

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