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Synonyms for preservative

able to preserve

Words related to preservative

a chemical compound that is added to protect against decay or decomposition

tending or having the power to preserve

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While laboratory evaluations provide an indication of a preservative's effectiveness, only long-term exposure testing provides actual demonstrated proof that a preservative will protect the selected types of coating against intense microbial threats.
id=1079 Propionic acid & derivatives application as preservatives has increased tremendously, as it is considered as one of the best and safest mold and bacteria inhibitor in the animal feed and grain preservative segment.
Phenol Derivatives are widely used cosmetic preservatives because of its importance as a gentle cosmetic preservative that is considered non-irritating and it does not release formaldehyde.
For a preservative to be added to food, it must go through rigorous research and testing that is evaluated by the U.
To get the most life from your tires, wash them with soap and water, keep them properly inflated, and use an approved rubber preservative to reduce cracking.
After vitamin E, the second most utilized natural preservative is rosemary extract, Dr.
Although the preservative retention was similar for both methods, penetration was higher with the passive-impregnation method (66%) than with the full-cell method (43%).
These differences are believed to be due to delayed incubation, different preservative preparations, and different urine volumes.
This investigation of patients' emollient creams also linked several preservative-free products that were found to be contaminated with S aureas with serious skin infections, and their follow-up audit of the 125 samples also found that even some creams with approved preservatives were contaminated.
Troy Corporation has received Canadian approval for the wet state preservative Mergal[R] BIT20, which contains the active 1,2-Benzisothiazolin-3-one (BIT).
Not all preparations were labeled with respect to their preservative content: 19, 8, and 1 preparation(s) were labeled for their methylparaben, sodium benzoate, and potassium sorbate content respectively, while 14 preparations were unlabeled with respect to one or more preservatives.
Study questions safety of beverage preservative: Health concerns have re-emerged about the safety of the preservative sodium benzoate, also known as E211, after a new study claims to have found links between the substance and ageing processes and degenerative diseases.
The connection was boosted by a report published in 2001 by autism activist Sallie Bernard, who argued that the mercury in the vaccine preservative thimerosal was "a novel form of mercury poisoning" responsible for autism.