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any substance that lessens the purity or effectiveness of a substance

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making impure or corrupt by adding extraneous materials

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Thus the quantification of adulterants of EVOO has been desired in scenarios after highlighted above.
The Center for Science in the Public Interest is calling on USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service to declare four strains of antibiotic-resistant (ABR) salmonella an adulterant in meat and poultry to prevent foodborne illness outbreaks.
According to ASTM D 1298 /IP 160, Blending or mixing of adulterants into the base petroleum products exists in various forms and both the type and quality of adulterants vary from place to place.
Selected fertilizer samples were doped with ammonium sulfate and urea (potential adulterants) to test the robustness of ATR-FTIR spectroscopy in detecting their presence.
Because product adulteration is almost always economically driven, it is difficult to know what analytical tests to develop to detect potential adulterants. Put simply, science will never be able to trump intentional adulteration.
Out of 33 Indian states, non-fat adulterants were found in all the milk samples from West Bengal, Orissa and Jharkhand.
As of September 2009, the tissue mill began using a technique called "Fuel Separation" to process and clean fuel used in the plant from adulterants. The poor quality of fuel available to industrialists in Lebanon generally shortens the service life of generators and causes combustion that leads to pollution.
This work looks at how people try to beat drug tests with adulterants in urine and the consumption of various substances to alter urine composition, and explains how lawyers typically try to defend positive urine test results.
It eliminates any possible contamination with unwanted components such as lipids, carbohydrates, off-taste substances and low-molecular weight adulterants such as melamine.
The mechanisms by which cocaine causes its destructive effects include local ischemia secondary to vasoconstriction, inflammation caused by chemical adulterants put in "cut" cocaine, and infection secondary to trauma, decreased local immunity, and impaired mucociliary transport.
Drug-testing laboratories eventually do detect adulterants, but "it's a kind of cat and mouse game," Shelton points out.
GAO also found that drug masking products such as adulterants, dilutants, and substitutes were widely available on the Internet.
The Buchi N500 system takes a snapshot of the entire material, verifying it not only meets specification but also checks that unwanted or undisclosed synthetics or adulterants are not present.
Analysis of the urine specimen by MEDTOX Diagnostics detected no adulterants [nitrites, chromium, glutaraldehyde, or oxidants (i.e., bleach)].