Sporicidal Efficacy of a Fumigation Disinfectant Composited to Ortho-phenylphenol Against Spores of Clostridium Perfringens

Ortho-phenylphenol을 주성분을 하는 훈증소독제의 Clostridium perfringens 아포에 대한 살아포 효과

  • Cha, Chun-Nam (Engineering Research Institute and Department of Industrial Systems Engineering, Gyeongsang National University) ;
  • Cho, Youyoung (Department of Nursing, Hanyeong College) ;
  • Lee, Hu-Jang (Research Institute of Life Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Gyeongsang National University)
  • 차춘남 (경상대학교 산업시스템공학부 공학연구원) ;
  • 조유영 (한영대학 간호학과) ;
  • 이후장 (경상대학교 수의과대학 생명과학연구원)
  • Received : 2014.05.13
  • Accepted : 2014.09.01
  • Published : 2014.09.30


This study was performed to evaluate the sporicidal efficacy of a fumigation disinfectant containing 20% ortho-phenylphenol against Clostridium perfringens (C. perfringens) spores. In this research, efficacy test of fumigant against C. perfringens spores was carried out according to French standard NF T 72-281. C. perfringens spores working culture suspension number (N value), all the spore numbers on the carriers exposed with the fumigant (n1, n2, and n3), the number of bacterial spore suspensions by pour plate method (N1), the number of bacterial spore suspensions by filter membrane method (N2) and the mean number of bacterial spore recovered on the control-carriers (T value) were obtained from the preliminary test. In addition, the reduction number of C. perfringens spores exposed with the fumigant (d value) was calculated using T value, the mean number of bacterial spore in recovery solution (n'1) and the mean number of bacterial spore on carriers plated in agar (n'2). N value was $4.3{\times}10^7spores/mL$, and n1, n2, and n3 were higher than 0.5N1, 0.5N2 and 0.5N1, respectively. Additionally, T value was $4.9{\times}10^5spores/carrier$. In the sporicidal effect of the fumigant, the d value was 4.52log reduction. According to the French standard for the fumigant, the d value for the effective sporicidal fumigant should be over than 3log reduction. The results indicated that Fumagari $OPP^{(R)}$ had an efficient sporicidal activity against spores of C. perfringens, then the fumigant can be applied to disinfect food materials and kitchen appliances contaminated with bacterial spores.


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