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biocidal

 [bi″o-si´d'l]
destructive to living organisms; see also antibiotic.

bi·o·cid·al

(bī'ō-sī'dăl),
Destructive of life; particularly pertaining to microorganisms.
[bio- + L. caedo, to kill]

biocidal

adjective Referring to a biocide—e.g., a herbicide or pesticide.

bi·o·cid·al

(bī'ō-sī'dăl)
Destructive of life; particularly pertaining to microorganisms.
[bio- + L. caedo, to kill]

bi·o·cid·al

(bī'ō-sī'dăl)
Destructive of life; particularly pertaining to microorganisms.
[bio- + L. caedo, to kill]

biocidal (bī´ōsī´dəl),

adj capable of destroying microorganisms.

biocidal

destructive to living organisms.

biocidal sutures
sutures impregnated with biocidal material.
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The Biocidal Product Regulation (BPR, Regulation (EU) 528/2012) concerns the placing on the market and use of biocidal products which are used to protect humans, animals, materials or articles against harmful organisms, like pests or bacteria, by the action of the active substances contained in the product.
Both approved Corbion production sites supply L-lactic acid for the biocidal product types PT 2,3,4 and 6 (with PT1 in the pipeline).
At the same time, formulators are developing more environmentally friendly products, including water-based, high-solids solvent-borne, and 100% solids paints and coatings, and looking to protect these formulations with lower concentrations of biocidal actives.
LUBYON TECHNOLOGY Intercept 8000 LPP is a brand new biocidal linear polishing polymer antifouling featuring patented Lubyon technology that delivers predictable long-term performance for in-service periods up to 90 months.
Today, varying concerns exist over all current biocidal agents used in hand wash products.
This clearly demonstrated the biocidal effect of EO and its component a-bisabolol against Anisakis larvae.
The biocidal efficacy of the 1% and 2% hydrogen peroxide solutions was comparable to that of the 200-ppm sodium chloride solution for sanitizing green onions, lettuce and radishes.
And even if they are approved, paint and coating manufacturers lucky enough to use officially 'safe' biocide chemicals must then secure approval for their planned use of biocide products marketed with claims about their biocidal properties.
Now, to combat hospital acquired infections, Zotefoams has enhanced the inherent purity of the foam with a biocidal additive.
Among their topics are spatial-energy parameters as a materialized analog of wave function, relaxation and structural properties of the anisotropic polymer composites, modifying cellulose by biocidal poly-electrolytes, physical and mechanical properties of highly filled polymer composites, the electrochemical synthesis of tungsten carbide nanopowders and carbon nanotubes, electrospun biodegradable and biocompatible natural biofibers, and pharmacological premises for creating new anti-tumor preparations of the nitrosoalkylurea class.
A statistical experimental design was used to determine the effect of QAS concentration on biocidal activity toward a marine bacterium, Cellul-ophaga lytica (C lytica).
The study is the first randomized intervention study to assess the relationship between the use of two biocidal ingredients found in household cleaning products--benzalkonium chloride (BZK) and triclosan--and antibiotic resistance in the household setting, Allison E.