How do antiseptics differ from disinfectants? , Chemistry

Antiseptics doesn''t harm living cells whereas disinfectants harm living cells.and disinfectants are used to sterilize instruments and utensils but cant be used on skin....and  they are differentiated on the basis of concentration

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A substance that destroys micro-organisms that carry disease wthout harming body tissues is called antiseptc. as the same way an agent that destroys micro organisms that might carry disease it might be in the form of heat or radiation or a chemical.

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