NEET Chemistry Chemistry in Everyday Life Questions Solved


Various phenol derivatives, tincture of iodine (2-3% I2 in water/alcohol) and some dyes like methylene blue are :
(a) antiseptics
(b) disinfectants
(c) analgesics
(d) antipyretics

(a) Antiseptic drugs cause destruction of microorganisms that produce septic diseases, e.g.,dettol, savlon, acriflavine, boric acid, phenol, iodoform, KMnO4 and some dyes such as chloramine-T, methylene blue, gentian violet.

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