Rapid 5-minute soak time at 77°F/25°C in an automated endoscope reprocessor
12-minute soak time at 68°F/20°C for manual reprocessing
Shorter disinfection time than glutaraldehyde
CIDEX® OPA Solution
Effective – achieves high-level disinfection in 12 minutes at 20°C (68°F). Fast-acting – fast turnaround of reprocessed instruments. Long-lasting – reusable for up to 14 days when monitored with CIDEX® OPA Solution Test Strips. Easy-to-use – solution with low odor – requires no activation or mixing. Ready-to-use solution reduces handling.
Where to buy CIDEX® OPA Solution
American Purchasing Systems, LLC dba American Medical Depot
Beacon Point Associates LLC (*Government Only*)
Geo-Med, LLC *(Government Only)*
McKesson Medical-Surgical Inc.
National Dist. & Contracting Inc
Owens & Minor Distribution, Inc.
Shared Services Systems
This product is not a sterilant. Ensure adequate ventilation and wear the appropriate PPE. Please refer to the CIDEX® OPA Solution instructions for use for additional information.
Important End-User Customer Notice of Product Obsolescence: CIDEX® Activated Dialdehyde Solution (2266)
As global market trends continue to shift away from use of glutaraldehyde for high-level disinfection of semi-critical instruments, ASP has made the decision to obsolesce CIDEX® Activated Dialdehyde Solution in July 2020.
The CIDEX® OPA Solution, Part Number 20390, is our recommended replacement product.
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