Manufacturer of Veterinary Disinfectants and Antiseptics

AdvaCare Pharma is a trusted manufacturer of disinfectants and antiseptics. Veterinary disinfectant and antiseptic products in our range are for reducing and eliminating infection on surfaces and skin.
Veterinary Disinfectants and Antiseptics

Veterinary: Therapeutic Class

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Benzalkonium Bromide Disinfectant
Benzalkonium Chloride (BAC) Disinfectant
Chelated Iodine Disinfectant
Didecyl Dimethyl Ammonium Chloride (DDCA) Disinfectant
Didecyl Dimethyl Ammonium Chloride + Glutaraldehyde + Benzalkonium Chloride + Pine Oil Disinfectant
Didecyl Dimethyl Ammonium Chloride + Glutaraldehyde + Formaldehyde + Glyoxal + Isopropanol 99% Disinfectant
Didecyl Dimethyl Ammonium Chloride + Glutaraldehyde Disinfectant
Phenol + Linear Alkyl Benzene Sulfonic Acid (LABSA) Disinfectant
Povidone Iodine Disinfectant
Multi-dose veterinary disinfectants for topical use on livestock animals.


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Manufacturing Locations

  • China, India, United States
*Regulatory compliance may vary according to production standard, import requirements and/or manufacturing origin.
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See why we are a trusted manufacturer of veterinary medications and pet supplements.

AdvaCare veterinary products are marketed by our distributors knowing that efficacy is assured. Such confidence in our products has made AdvaCare the market leader in countries where reliable, cost-effective livestock medications and pet supplements are in high demand.

Dr. C. Wagner

Veterinary Advisory Board

What is the meaning of Veterinary Disinfectants and Antiseptics?

Disinfectants and antiseptics are chemical agents that eliminate or reduce microorganisms on surfaces, instruments, and skin to prevent the spread of infectious diseases. Disinfectants will kill or inactivate microorganisms. Antiseptics are for living tissues and are less toxic than disinfectants.

Disinfectants and antiseptics are widely used in veterinary medicine, including in hospitals, clinics, farms, and animal shelters. The most common indications include preventing the spread of infectious diseases, reducing the risk of surgical site infections, and disinfecting equipment and surfaces to maintain a clean and hygienic environment.

Surface cleaners and disinfectants play a pivotal role in maintaining sanitation and hygiene standards in various settings. Especially in veterinary contexts, using an effective surface disinfectant is essential to ensure that areas where animals are treated remain free of harmful pathogens.

Among the many disinfectants available, quaternary ammonium compounds are particularly popular due to their broad spectrum of antimicrobial activity. These compounds are not only effective against a wide range of bacteria, fungi, and viruses, but they also have a residual effect, ensuring that surfaces remain germ-free for an extended period. As such, they are an integral component in the arsenal of products used to keep veterinary facilities clean and safe.

What do Veterinary Disinfectants and Antiseptics focus on?

What are Veterinary Disinfectants and Antiseptics used for?

Disinfectants and antiseptics are essential to promote good health and create a clean environment. There are a few indications for veterinary disinfectants and antiseptic products such as:

  • Surface disinfection in veterinary hospitals, clinics, and animal care facilities
  • Wound care such as surgical incisions, lacerations, and abrasions
  • Instrument sterilization
  • Oral hygiene including sanitizing dental equipment and surfaces, as well as preventing and treating oral infections
  • Skin disinfection such as preparing skin for surgical procedures, and treating and preventing skin infections
  • Environmental disinfection
  • Disinfection of equipment and supplies
  • Disease outbreak control

What is the mechanism of common Veterinary Disinfectants and Antiseptics?

Veterinary disinfectants and antiseptics destroy or inhibit the growth of microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, and fungi. They do so by disrupting these microorganisms' essential cellular processes, ultimately leading to their death or inability to reproduce.

Some antimicrobial products work by disrupting the cell membrane of the microorganisms, while others interfere with their metabolic pathways or cause damage to their DNA. The effectiveness of these products can also be influenced by factors such as concentration, duration of exposure, and the presence of organic material.

Antiseptics for wounds often have a gentler formulation to ensure they don't harm the living tissues while still effectively eliminating pathogens. Conversely, surface disinfectant products, especially those containing potent compounds like quaternary ammonium compounds, can act rapidly to disrupt the cellular structure of microbes, rendering them inactive.

Types of Veterinary Disinfectants and Antiseptics

Disinfectants and antiseptics are used to reduce the chances of infection from the environment and objects, as well as on the skin and soft tissue. Disinfectant surface cleaners, antiseptics for dogs, and other antimicrobial products can be grouped according to their agents. Some common examples of types of disinfectant and antiseptic agents include:

Quaternary Ammonium Compounds

Quaternary ammonium compounds (Quats) are a common type of veterinary disinfectant. These products are derived from ammonium salts and possess potent antimicrobial properties, and are effective against a wide range of microorganisms including bacteria, viruses, fungi, and some parasites. Quats are commonly used to disinfect animal enclosures and for the elimination of pathogens that can persist in animal environments.

The mechanism of quaternary ammonium compounds involves disrupting the cell membranes of microorganisms. These compounds penetrate the microbial cell wall and interfere with the integrity of the lipid bilayer, leading to leakage of cellular components and subsequent cell death. Additionally, Quats can also disrupt essential enzymatic functions within the microorganisms, further enhancing their bactericidal or virucidal effects.


Alcohol-based antiseptics and disinfectants are commonly used in veterinary medicine due to their effectiveness against a broad range of microorganisms. The mechanism of action involves the denaturation of proteins and the disruption of the cell membrane, leading to the death of microorganisms.

They are used topically as antiseptics for wounds, to disinfect skin and surfaces, and to prepare skin for injections or surgical procedures. Alcohol-based antiseptics and disinfectants are indicated for general use and as surface cleaners in veterinary clinics, animal shelters, and other areas where animal care is provided.


Biguanides are veterinary disinfectants and antiseptics that disrupt the cell membrane of microorganisms, leading to their death. One of the most commonly used biguanides is chlorhexidine, which is effective against a wide range of bacteria, fungi, and viruses. Chlorhexidine is used for disinfecting surfaces, instruments, and skin in veterinary settings. It is also used as an antiseptic for wounds and skin disinfection.

Common Examples of Disinfectants and Antiseptics

Disinfectants and antiseptics come in many types for both surface and skin cleaning. The following lists common active ingredients used in veterinary disinfectants and antiseptics for dogs, cats, and other animals.

Quaternary Ammonium Compounds (Quats)

- Benzalkonium Bromide Disinfectant (BromiCare™) - Benzalkonium Chloride (BAC) Disinfectant (BenzalCare™) - Didecyl Dimethyl + Ammonium Chloride Disinfectant (DimonCare™) - Didecyl Dimethyl Ammonium Chloride + Glutaraldehyde Disinfectant (DideCare™) - Didecyl Dimethyl Ammonium Chloride + Glutaraldehyde + Benzalkonium Chloride + Pine Oil Disinfectant (DideBenCare™)

Topical Antiseptics

- Chelated Iodine Disinfectant (IodiumCare™) - Povidone Iodine Disinfectant (PoviCare™)

Other Disinfectants

- Didecyl Dimethyl Ammonium Chloride + Glutaraldehyde + Formaldehyde + Glyoxal + Isopropanol 99% Disinfectant (GlutaCare™) - Phenol + Linear Alkyl Benzene Sulfonic Acid (LABSA) Disinfectant (PhebenCare™)


- Ethanol - Isopropyl alcohol - Denatured alcohol - Methanol - Ethyl lactate


- Chlorhexidine - Chlorhexidine gluconate - Octenidine dihydrochloride - Alexidine dihydrochloride - Domiphen bromide

Why are we a trusted Veterinary Disinfectants and Antiseptics manufacturer?

AdvaCare Pharma is a global supplier and manufacturer of 250+ veterinary products spread across many dosage forms to meet the needs of veterinarians and livestock farmers. Our extensive range includes the manufacturing and supplying of veterinary disinfectants and antiseptics ranging from disinfectant surface cleaners to antiseptics for wounds.

With manufacturing facilities in the USA, India, and China we are able to supply distributors in over 65 markets around the world. All of our manufacturing facilities focus first and foremost on quality, ensuring that the most up-to-date GMP regulations are followed. Internal and third-party inspections regularly guarantee that all our products exceed the required standards.