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neutralize

 [noo´tral-īz]
to render neutral.

neu·tra·lize

(nū'tră-līz),
To effect neutralization.

neutralize

(no͞o′trə-līz′, nyo͞o′-)
tr.v. neutral·ized, neutral·izing, neutral·izes
1. To make neutral.
2. To counterbalance or counteract the effect of; render ineffective.
3. To declare neutral and therefore inviolable during a war.
4. Chemistry
a. To make (a solution) neutral.
b. To cause (an acid or base) to undergo neutralization.
5. Medicine To counteract the effect of (a drug or toxin).
6. Slang To remove as a threat, especially by killing.

neu′tral·iz′er n.

neutralize

to render neutral.
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Dandurand's partner, Dr David Hamilton, 30, who completed his Phd in organic chemistry at Strathclyde University, said the Aulterra Neutraliser worked almost like a magnetic sponge.
The Neutralisers are currently being made in the US but will be distributed worldwide from a plant set up in Scotland next year.