Chlorhexidine gluconate 2%, the only EPA-registered chlorhexidine gluconate 2% disinfectant. It works against at least 60 different bacteria, fungi, yeasts, and viruses.
Chlorhexidine gluconate 2% is non-corrosive, has minimal to no skin irritation, and retains antimicrobial activity in the presence of organic matter. Chlorhexidine gluconate's unique binding to skin proteins provides residual activity for as long as 2 days. Chlorhexidine gluconate 2% is a terrific disinfectant (bactericide, fungicide and virucide) An all purpose cleaner that we have used for years.
This product can be sprayed liberally over animals, cages, bowls, husbandry tools, and even your own hands. Vets use chlorhexidine gluconate 2% as a mouthwash during surgery, and it can be used as a wound wash. We use chlorhexidine gluconate 2% to clean every enclosure, rack bin by spraying moderately and wiping dry with a paper towel, and we clean the water bowls with Chlorhexidine Gluconate 2% before refilling with fresh water as well. Much safer and longer lasting than watered down Bleach solutions, and certainly safer than a commercial disinfectant, Chlorhexidine gluconate 2% will tackle everything from the cage glass, to the cage floor, to the animal, to your grimy hands after. Also safe enough to treat mild wounds, scratched heads, sore lips, mouth rot etc.
Chlorhexidine Gluconate 2% is approved by Health Canada and recommended by Toronto Animal Services for use with reptiles.
You can also use it on rodent enclosures, dog crates, cat crates and cleaning your own home - you name it!