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Synonyms for disinfectant

Synonyms for disinfectant

an agent (as heat or radiation or a chemical) that destroys microorganisms that might carry disease

preventing infection by inhibiting the growth or action of microorganisms

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The rising prevalence of infectious diseases is increasing the growth of the global antiseptics and disinfectants market.
Lonza Consumer Care's Hygiene business offers the comprehensive Lonzagard line of highly effective disinfectant formulations available as disinfecting wipes, sprays and liquids that are helping hospitals and healthcare providers, homeowners, school janitorial cleaning service personnel and others combat seasonal flu viruses.
Animal healthcare company Neogen (NasdaqGS:NEOG) disclosed on Wednesday that two of its agricultural disinfectants are effective against the deadly porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) following the independent laboratory results.
DISINFECTANTS USED IN THE STUDY: The undiluted concentrations of disinfectants used for the study were--Savlon, Dettol, Lysol and 70% ethanol.
The following six steps provide a framework to assist companies in qualifying the disinfectants used in their environmental cleaning processes.
A separate urology clinical study of the Tristel Fuse (chlorine dioxide) and Johnson & Johnson's Cidex OPA (ortho-phthalaldehyde) disinfectants for use with flexible cystoscopes showed that both substances had comparable efficacy, but Tristel Fuse was the more cost effective and quickest to use.
If you read the back label of traditional disinfectants you'll wording such as Danger, Warning, Caution, Hazard to Humans and Domestic Animals, Toxic, Irritating to eyes and lungs.
All Control III surface and instrument disinfectants have a pleasant odor, require no ventilation and are easily disposed.
This article will help clarify some common questions and misunderstandings about surface disinfectants.
Among industrial markets, growth will be led by food and beverage processing, where growth in food processing activity coupled with heightened awareness of the health risks and potential liability associated with foodborne pathogens will spur greater use of disinfectants.
In the food and beverage industry, the most common workplace for minors, disinfectants are used to keep preparation surfaces and equipment clean and germ-free.
EcoTru kills tuberculosis and a wide spectrum of viruses, bacteria, and fungi in 5 to 10 minutes without any of the hazards posed by other categories of disinfectants.
Hypersensitivity pneumonitis appeared in spite of disinfection of the metalworking fluid with morpholine, formaldehyde, or quaternary ammonium-based disinfectants (1,6,12,13), and mycobacteria were recovered from the metal working fluid (6,14,15).
Legislation concerning the placing of biocides on the EU market (Council Directive 98/8/EC) will have an impact on the selection of disinfectants available to food processors, reports the Campden & Chorleywood Food Research Association (CCFRA).