Glutaraldehyde is effective against many types of microorganisms including apagosma. It has many incorrect names. It was first used in medicine in 1960. It is on the WHO List of essential medicines. It is the safest and most effective for health. The cost of sales in developing countries is about1.5 $ to 7.4 per liter at 2% concentration that has many other commercial uses such as leather tanning.
Glutaraldehyde is sold under the trade name Cidex or Glutaral among antiseptic drugs. It is used as an antiseptic and disinfectant for medical instruments and as a treatment for warts under the feet. It exists in the liquid form. Its side effects include skin irritation. When exposing to large amounts, a person may develop nausea, headache and weakness in the respiratory system. Therefore it is recommended to wear protective clothes when using it.