Antiseptics and disinfectants either kill or prevent growth of microrganisms. Identify which of the following statements is not true:

  • Option 1)

    Disinfectants harm the living tissues.

  • Option 2)

    A 0.2% solution of phenol is an antiseptic while 1% solution acts as a disinfectant.

  • Option 3)

    Chlorine and Iodine are used as strong disinfectants.

  • Option 4)

    Dilute solutions of Boric acid and Hydrogen Peroxide are strong antiseptics.

 

Answers (1)

Statement 4 is wrong dilute solution of bore acid and hydrogen penoxide are strong antiseptics.

Hence the correct answer is 4.


Option 1)

Disinfectants harm the living tissues.

Incorrect option

Option 2)

A 0.2% solution of phenol is an antiseptic while 1% solution acts as a disinfectant.

Incorrect option

Option 3)

Chlorine and Iodine are used as strong disinfectants.

Incorrect option

Option 4)

Dilute solutions of Boric acid and Hydrogen Peroxide are strong antiseptics.

Correct option

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