Formalin - disinfectant, antiseptic, cauterizing, deodorant and astringent drug.

Dosage form

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 a clear liquid with a specific smell.

Formalin solution consisting of 40% formaldehyde, 52% water and 8% of methanol. The active ingredient is formaldehyde with a deodorizing and disinfecting effect. Also the use of Formalin effective for preservation of anatomic preparations.

Pharmacological action Formalin

According to the instructions Formalin has the ability to cause coagulation of protein that is widely used in the conservation and preservation of biological materials (when creating anatomical biomodels), and as an antiseptic.

Formalin properties used in the production of phenol-formaldehyde oligomers.


Formalin solution is shown as a deodorant and a disinfectant.

According to the instructions Formalin is used in bathing the body skin legs, arms, armpits when signs of excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis), as well as strongly pronounced odor of sweat (bromidrosis).

In addition, the properties of Formalin widely used for disinfection of various medical devices and personal care items.

There are many drugs based solution. One of them is known to all Teymurova paste, which is used to treat diaper rash, certain fungal infections of the skin, increased sweating.

Dosing Formalin

For washing the skin using 0, 5-2% formalin solution. For washing the soles of the feet using 3-5% solution.

It is not recommended for daily use of the drug, as it may cause irritation to the skin.

In case of irritation discontinue use of Formalin is recommended, and inflamed skin sprinkle talcum powder.

Optimal use of the solution - not more often than once or twice a week.

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 used to treat fungal infections or fungal diseases of feet. The solution is carried out disinfection of footwear and insoles. For this purpose, the insole and the inner surface of the shoe is wiped 25% solution, after which the shoes need several hours to air until there is no pungent smell.


Formalin is contraindicated in case of hypersensitivity to formaldehyde and inflammatory processes of the skin.

It is strictly prohibited to use the drug during pregnancy and breastfeeding, as it is a toxic compound and has an irritating effect on the tissue.

Side effects Formalin

Most often, after prolonged use of the solution in high concentrations, it may cause irritation to the skin.