Table 1: Characteristics of the studied antiseptics.

Name of antisepticCompositionAction target

Chlorhexidine0.05% chlorhexidine bigluconate, purified waterTrichomonas vaginalis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Chlamydia spp., Bacteroides fragilis, Treponema pallidum, Gardnerella vaginalis. Ureaplasma spp.,  
moderately active against some strains Proteus spp. и Pseudomonas spp.
Viruses (except the herpes virus) as well as spores of fungi are resistant to the action of the drug.

Veltosept-20.1% (±0.01%) clathrate of urea and an quaternary ammonium, 70% (± 3.0%) isopropanolGram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria (including tuberculosis pathogens, nosocomial infections), dermatophytes, yeast-like fungi of the genus Candida, viruses (including influenza pathogens, including avian influenza, etc. Acute respiratory viral infections, parenteral viral hepatitis, HIV, herpes, rotavirus gastroenteritis, enterovirus infection, hepatitis A, poliomyelitis). Especially dangerous infections (plague, cholera, anthrax).

Cutasept F0.025% alkyl dimethyl benzyl ammonium chloride, 63% isopropanolGram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, nosocomial infections pathogens, viruses (HIV, hepatitis B), pathogenic fungi.

Miramistin0.01% benzyldimethyl-myristoylamino-propylammonium chloride monohydrate, purified waterGram-positive bacteria (Staphylococcus spp., Streptococcus spp., Streptococcus pneumoniae, etc.), Gram-negative bacteria (Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Escherichia coli, Klebsiella spp., etc.), Aspergillus and Penicillium, yeast (Rhodotorula rubra, Torulopsis glabrata, etc.) and yeast-like fungi (Candida albicans, Candida tropicalis, Candida krusei, Pityrosporum orbiculare (Malassezia furfur), etc.), dermatophytes (Trichophyton rubrum, Trichophyton mentagrophytes, Trichophyton verrucosum, Trichophyton schoenleini, Trichophyton violacent, Epidermophyton Kaufman- Wolf, Epidermophyton floccosum, Microsporum gypseum, Microsporum canis, etc.), viruses (herpes viruses, human immunodeficiency virus, etc.), causative agents of sexually transmitted diseases (Chlamydia spp., Treponema spp., Trichomonas vaginalis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, etc.).

Hydrogen peroxide3% hydrogen peroxide, 0.05% sodium benzoate, purified waterGram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria.