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Table 1 Contact lens care solutions

From: In-vitroanalysis of the microbicidal activity of 6 contact lens care solutions

trade name manufacturer/ distributor active ingredient MMRDT overnight inactivation solution
AOSEPT PLUS Ciba Vision 3.0% H2O2 6 h 8 h Eye See neutralising solution*
BlueVision Ciba Vision 3.0% H2O2 6 h 8 h Eye See neutralising solution*
Easy Sept Bausch & Lomb 3.0% H2O2 6 h 8 h Eye See neutralising solution*
Oxysept Comfort AMO 3.0% H2O2 6 h 8 h Eye See neutralising solution*
Optifree Replenish Alcon 0.001% polyquad (polyquaternium-1), 0.0005% aldox (myristamidopropyl dimethylamine) 6 h 8 h IA II**
Solocare Aqua Ciba Vision 0.0001% polyhexanide 4 h 8 h IA II**
  1. MMRDT - manufacturer’s minimum recommended disinfection time.
  2. * Eye See neutralising solution, Lapis Lazuli Int. NV: catalase, 0.01% EDTA, 0.002% merthiolate, isotonic buffer solution.
  3. ** inactivation solution II: 3% TSB (Roth, Karlsruhe, Germany), 3% polysorbate 80 (Serva, Heidelberg, Germany), 3% saponin (Fluka, Buchs, Switzerland), 0.1% L-histidine (Serva, Heidelberg, Germany), 0.1% L-cysteine (Merck, Darmstadt, Germany) in 1 L deionised water.