Substances, preparations or objects may only be sold with prescription when they are likely to present a danger to human or animal health, even when used correctly, if utilised without medical supervision. Disinfectants are generally not subject to prescription unless any unknown active ingredient is used.
The A-to-Z database provides information on each pathogen, the most common infections that it triggers, its main transmission paths and recommendations on disinfection. In the glossary, you will find explanations of infection control terms. Search now!