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(or-thof″thăl-al′dĭ-hīd″) [ ortho- + (na)phthal(ene) + aldehyde],


A microbicidal chemical used to disinfect surfaces, endoscopes, and other heat-sensitive instruments.


Personnel who use OPA must wear gloves, goggles, and gowns to prevent contact with mucous membranes or skin.
CAS # 643-79-8
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As members of the OPA, Huawei and Alvarion will nominate their representatives for the governing board of the alliance.
The OPA 'Annual Multifunctional Reliability Study' is an important benchmark in our industry as it is compiled based on critical technician feedback," said Kay Fernandez, director, Products and Solutions Marketing, TABS.
The government will consider all mitigation options and solutions, including boundary adjustments if jointly proposed by the OPA and the Partnership for Public Lands (an umbrella association of environmental groups).
Moreover, the OPA already has provisions which call for unlimited liability in the event the responsible party acts with gross negligence, willful misconduct, or violates an applicable federal safety, construction, or operating regulation.
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The OPA expressed concerns about the potential of organized crime using the internet to sell phone drugs by posing as Canadian pharmacists.
Like Cedarcrest, Whiting turned over everything to OPA investigators except the peer review records, saying these were privileged under Connecticut law.
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Within a month after Pearl Harbor, ration boards made up of volunteers recruited and organized by the OPA were allocating tires in every American community.
15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Oil Painters of America (OPA) will hold its first "Virtuosos of the OPA Exhibition," September 17 through October 1, 2015, at the famous Salmagundi Club, one of New York City's oldest and most valued historic art institutions.
Brown says the province should consider adopting and installing clean coal technology to reduce emissions as outlined in the OPA supply resources report.