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glu·tar·al·de·hyde

 (glo͞o′tə-răl′də-hīd′)
n.
A water-soluble oily liquid, C5H8O4, containing two aldehyde groups, used in tanning leather and as a fixative for biological tissues.

[glutar(ic acid), organic compound used in making polymers (glut(en) + -aric, probably as in tartaric acid) + aldehyde.]
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glutaraldehyde

(ˌɡluːtəˈrældɪˌhaɪd)
n
(Chemistry) a water-soluble oil used as a disinfectant, tanning agent, and in resins. Formula: C5H8O2
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glutaraldehyde

n glutaraldehído; [Note: The accent is not a misprint.]
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All surgical instruments were sterilized by immersion in 2.4% alkaline [micro]Lutaraldehyde solution (CIDEX, Advanced Sterilization Products, Irvine, CA, USA) for 15 minutes and rinsed with sterile water between each surgical procedure.
Options for sterilization after cleaning include autoclaving, with specifications dependent on the type of autoclave used, or cold sterilization with a product, such as Cidex OPA[R] or Chlorophenyl[R], followed by thorough rinsing with water (Bioteque of America, 2001).
A separate urology clinical study of the Tristel Fuse (chlorine dioxide) and Johnson & Johnson's Cidex OPA (ortho-phthalaldehyde) disinfectants for use with flexible cystoscopes showed that both substances had comparable efficacy, but Tristel Fuse was the more cost effective and quickest to use.
Other variations of sterilization include im-mersion of instruments in Cidex (2% Gluteraldehyde solution).
The chemicals used for this purpose can irritate mucosal surfaces, as is the case with ortho-Phthalaldehyde solution (Cidex OPA Solution; Advanced Sterilization Products).
At the end of the treatment, the coupling gel and thermocouple needles were removed and the area re-cleansed with a 70% isopropyl alcohol wipe then soaked and cleaned with Cidex OPA (Johnson & Johnson, Irvine, CA) as recommended by the manufacturer.
An investigation of the patient's work practices revealed that she had used Cidex (Advanced Sterilization Products, Irvine, CA), a cold sterilization solution that contains glutaraldehyde, a well-known irritant and airway sensitizer.
Instruments are sterilized by immersing them in a basin of Cidex, which allows reuse in 20 minutes.
Johnson and Johnson, the leading producer of Cidex, said yesterday it was taking the product off the UK market from May 1 this year.
Johnson and Johnson, the leading producer of Cidex, said it was taking the product off the UK market from May 1 this year.