Glutaraldehyde; Glutaric dialdehyde; Pentanedial; 1,3-diformylpropane; 1,5-Pentanedial; Glutaric Aldehyde; Glutaric Acid Dialdehyde; Alhydex; Cidex; Dioxopentane; Glutaral; Glutardialdehyde; Glutarol; Sporicidin; Ucarcide; Veruca-sep; Gluteraldehyde; 1,5-pentanedione; potentiated acid glutaraldehyde; sonacide; Pentane-1,5-dial; Aldesan; Coldcide-25 microbiocide; Glutaralum; Hospex.
This compound is used as a disinfectant, as an intermediate in classical synthesis of pseudopelleterine, as a tanning agent in leather, and in the sterilization of endoscopic instruments, dental and barber equipment, thermometers, rubber or plastic equipment which cannot be heat sterilized. Used also as embalming fluid, in electron microscopy. Hardener for photographic gelatin. Pharmacological agent used for hyperhidrosis and antifungal purposes and for treatment of warts and some bullous diseases as well as herpes infections. Contains 5% sorbitan sesquioleate as emulsifier. ABCD.