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iodophor

 [i-o´do-for]
any of various compounds of iodine with carriers, used as surgical scrubs and surface disinfectants.

i·o·do·phor

(ī-ō'dō-fōr),
A combination of iodine with a surfactant carrier, usually polyvinylpyrrolidone. Commercial preparations generally contain 1% "available" iodine, which is slowly released to take effect against microorganisms; used as skin disinfectants, particularly for surgical scrubs.
Synonym(s): tamed iodine
[iodine + G. phora, a carrying]

iodophor

[ī·ōdəfôr]
Etymology: Gk, ioeides + phoros, bearer
an antiseptic or disinfectant that combines iodine with another agent, such as a detergent.

io·do·phor

(ī-ō'dō-fōr)
Any compound in which iodine is combined with an organic carrier; an intermediate-level disinfectant registered with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as hospital disinfectant with tuberculocidal action. Available in topical antiseptics and hard-surface disinfectant form.
[iodine + G. phora, a carrying]

io·do·phor

(ī-ō'dō-fōr)
A combination of iodine with a surfactant carrier, usually polyvinylpyrrolidone. Used as skin disinfectants.
[iodine + G. phora, a carrying]

iodophor (īō´dəfôr),

n a loose chemical compound of iodine with certain organic compounds; e.g., polyvinylpyrrolidone.

iodophor

name given to any product in which surface-acting agents, such as nonoxynol, act as carriers and solubilizing agents for iodine. Used as skin disinfectants, especially as teat dips in mastitis control. Called also tamed iodine.
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Chemical sanitizers such as iodophor (200 ppm) and quats (400-800 ppm) are effective on equipment and other surfaces.
commercially prepackaged prep kits containing an iodophor
In a pilot study that included 60 patients undergoing vaginal surgery, one half of each patient's abdomen was prepared with the 5-minute iodophor soap scrub-and-paint technique.
To prepare for the operation, first wash and clean the hair, and use iodophor to clean the surgical area, followed by routine sterilization.
If there is a contraindication to chlorhexidine, tincture of iodine, an iodophor, or 70% alcohol can be used as alternatives" (CDC, 2011, p.
Fairclough JA, Johnson D, Mackie I 1986 The prevention of wound contamination by skin organisms by the pre-operative application of iodophor impregnated plastic adhesive drape Journal of International Medical Research 14 105-109
The difference between a conventional iodine solution and an iodophor is that the latter carries practically all the iodine in a complexed form, so that the concentration of the free iodine in the solution is always very low.
One of the better sanitization methods is to use a non-bleach, no-rinse sanitizer such as StarSan or iodophor (available at home-brew stores) in your fermentation vessel, then reuse the same solution to sanitize your bottles or jugs.
The second active ingredient such as CHG--used in the common commercial product ChloraPrep--or iodophor povacrylex--used in 3M's DuraPrep product--will work to kill microbes throughout the procedure.
A ferida cirurgica foi higienizada diariamente com uma solucao a 3:100 de iodophor (Biocid[R], Pfizer, Guarulhos - SP) e aplicacao de pomada a base de penicilina (Ganadol[R], Fort Dodge, Campinas-SP) ate a completa cicatrizacao clinica.
One of the better sanitization methods is to use a non-bleach, no-rinse sanitizer such as StarSan or iodophor (available at homebrew stores) in your fermentation vessel, then reuse the same solution to sanitize your bottles or jugs.
The most commonly used iodophor is povidone iodine which is a 10% iodophor solution that contains 1% available iodine.