Dexid-400 is based on an optimised blend of glutaraldehyde and quaternary ammonium compounds (QACs) in aqueous solution, and combines the powerful broad-spectrum activity of glutaraldehyde with the soil penetrating, deterging and rapid biocidal capacity of QACs. It is a potent, high performance terminal disinfectant formulated for use in poultry hatcheries, livestock buildings and for disinfecting equipment, boot dips and wheel rinses. Dexid-400 has broad-spectrum activity against bacteria, viruses and fungi of importance in the effective maintenance of animal health and hygiene. It is designed as a terminal disinfectant for use after surfaces have been thoroughly cleaned and rinsed to remove all gross soil. Dexid-400 provides control over pathogenic bacteria, mycoplasma, viruses and fungi and their related diseases, such as Newcastle Disease, Swine Vesicular Disease, Avian Influenza, PRRS, Infectious Bursal Disease (Gumboro), Marek's Disease, Avian Encephalomyelitis, Bacillus cereus, Campylobacter jejuni, Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Listeria monocytogenes, Mycobacterium smegmatis, Pasteurella multocida, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Salmonella thyphimurium, Staphylococcus aureus, Cladosporium cladosporioides, Geotricum candidum, Candida spp. and Aspergillus spp.