The Challenge: Make an Antibacterial Cream
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Time to get thinking.
is a substance that destroys, or stops the growth of, germs on living
tissue. They must be strong enough to fight germs but mild enough not
to irritate sensitive tissues. Antiseptics should not be confused with
An antiseptic cream
that causes the death of bacteria is called a bactericidal cream or antibacterial
cream and is useful for preventing cuts, scratches and insect bites from
What are bacteria?