Advances in Chemical Disinfectants – September 2007 – Food Review

A range of chemical disinfectants are available, all of which are claimed by their products to kill bacteria. Disinfectants target a range of cellular loci, from the cytoplastic membrane to respiratory functions, enzymes and the genetic material. However, different bacteria react differently to disinfectants…Whereas the basis of bacterial resistance to antibiotics is well known, that