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Superior high level disinfection from an alkaline glutaraldehyde.

Trusted by hospitals the world over, CIDEX Activated Dialdehyde Solution provides rapid, cost-effective high level disinfection for a wide range of endoscopes and other medical instruments. CIDEX Activated Dialdehyde Solution offers excellent tuberculocidal capabilities combined with the noncorrosive advantages of glutaraldehyde. CIDEX Activated Dialdehyde Solution is a 2.4% alkaline glutaraldehyde solution that provides superior microbicidal and anticorrosion properties vs acid glutaraldehydes.1

Increased speed enhances productivity

  • Fast-acting CIDEX Activated Dialdehyde Solution delivers a high level of disinfection in 45 minutes at 25șC.
  • Quick instrument turnaround for scheduling of more procedures.

Reduced instrument damage and repair

  • Noncorrosive solution reduces costs associated with instrument damage and repair.

Achieves high level disinfection

  • Broad-spectrum antimicrobial activity destroys all vegetative forms of bacteria as well as 100% of resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in 45 minutes at 25șC
  • Effective in the presence of 2% organic soil.


  • Accurate, easy-to-use test strips measure the minimum effective concentration (MEC).
  • Activated solution offers up to 14-day reuse life.

Simplifies disinfection

  • Just pour activated solution into compatible tray or automatic endoscope reprocessor and completely immerse instruments.
  • Conveniently discarded down hospital and office drains in accordance with local regulations.

1. Rutala W. APIC guidelines for selection and use of disinfectants. Am J Inf Cont. 1996;24:313-342.
"The use of glutaraldehyde-based solutions in hospitals is widespread because of their advantages, which include excellent biocidal properties; activity in the presence of organic matter (2% bovine serum); noncorrosive action to endoscopic equipment, thermometers, and rubber or plastic equipment; and noncoagulation of proteinaceous materials.”
"Neutral or alkaline glutaraldehydes posseses microbicidal and anticorrosion properties superior to those of acid glutaraldehyde.”

For more information on CIDEX Activated Dialdehyde Solution, please contact ASP Customer Support at 888-783-7723 or email


CIDEX Activated Dialdehyde Solution