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Synonyms for germicide

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

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Urinary germicides include cinoxacin (Cinobac) [C], methenamine [C], nalidixic acid (NegGram) [C], and nitrofurantoin (Macrodantin) [B].
LONDON, October 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- OCS Group CEO Chris Cracknell and Conrad Mielcuszny, CEO of Genesis Biosciences, have signed a long-term agreement continuing the exclusive use of the ground breaking germicide Activap(TM) in Cannon Hygiene (part of the OCS Group) feminine hygiene units.
It was of interest to determine if silver had a short-exposure (10 minute) rate of kill as is common for many chemical germicides, such as required by Environmental Protection Agency guidelines.
It is unknown how keyboards and keyboard covers should be disinfected, since there's "just no data" on how frequent germicide use might impact their durability, circuitry, and electronics, he said in a telephone interview following the meeting.
Inorganic chemicals, unpleasant taste colour and odour chlorine herbicides pesticides germicides and rust other toxins is removed by So[sim]Safe activated granular carbon cartridge.
Because raw produce can enter the kitchen harboring many bacteria that simple washing can't eliminate, several research groups developed nontoxic germicides for disinfecting fresh fruits and vegetables (153: 340*).
The thujaplicins have been tested as cancer chemotherapeutic agents, as agricultural fungicides and as germicides.
Smooth, nonporous surfaces were easily cleaned and disinfected, while porous surfaces or crevices and joints constituted barriers to penetration of liquid germicides.
Reusable dialyzers can pose a potential threat to the health of patients through an increased risk of bacterial infections, and both patients and healthcare workers can suffer from exposure to the high concentrations of germicides used in reprocessing.
He said that a campaign has been launched to vaccinate the cattlehead against various diseases in the district under development programme while germicides were also being administered to them.
Memorandum of understanding between the FDA and EPA: notice regarding matters of mutual responsibility--regulation of liquid chemical germicides intended for use on medical devices.
For example, Hamposyl surfactants offer outstanding lather building and resistance to sebum delathering, outstanding mildness to skin and eyes, compatibility with quaternary ammonium germicides and conditioners, excellent corrosion inhibition, wide compatibility with medicated ingredients, resistance to oxidation, high salt tolerance and solubility in neutral to moderately acidic formulations.
disinfectants, surface decontaminate cleansers, germicides, antimicrobials, bleach, hand sanitizers, and even dish soap).
anthracis in this study because it is closely related to the anthrax-causing bacillus and is slightly less susceptible to germicides, Dr.
Species such as MAC are thermophilic (12), resistant to chemical germicides (14), and readily aerosolized (13).