Table 14.

Lethal concentrations of antiseptics and disinfectants toward some yeasts and moldsa

Antimicrobial agentbLethal concn (μg/μl) toward:
Yeast (Candida albicans)Molds
Penicillium chrysogenumAspergillus niger
QACs
 Benzalkonium chloride10100–200100–200
 Cetrimide/CTAB25100250
Chlorhexidine20–40400200
  • a Derived in part from data in reference525.

  • b CTAB, cetyltrimethylammonium bromide.