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sanitize

(san′ĭ-tīz″)
1. To make sanitary.
2. To inactivate or remove microorganisms from equipment and surfaces. Chemicals, heat, and ionizing radiation can be used.
sanitizer (-tīz″ĕr) sanitization (san″ĭt-ĭ-zā′shŏn)

sanitizer

a sanitizing product capable of cleaning and disinfecting; usually a formulation containing a disinfectant and a detergent.
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Potential licensees in the antibacterial products industry are currently being targeted as candidates to eventually commercialize the Sanitizer Door Knob on a worldwide basis.
According to doctors, ingesting hand sanitizer can produce the same side effects as consuming large amounts of alcohol - slurred speech, unresponsiveness, possibly falling into a coma state.
In general, don't think of sanitizer as a replacement for soap.
In addition, Peter Pan has sanitizer dispensers at ticket counters, employees have them on desks and drivers get personal dispensers.
Simply connect the Sagewash[TM] Sanitizer to the hose and spray, dispensing is automatic.
Another study conducted at Colorado State University yielded similar conclusions, that alcohol-based hand sanitizers were as much as twice as effective as either regular soap or antibacterial soap at reducing germs on human hands.
Young children should only use hand sanitizers under strict adult supervision and should be taught to keep their hands out of their mouths after a hand sanitizer has been applied.
Some researchers are looking for alternative chemical sanitizers.
Hand sanitizer reduces illness transmission in the home [Abstract 106].
has introduced its Chix Pro-Series line of disposable towels that are engineered to effectively work with common cleaning sanitizers and disinfectants.
And the more hand sanitizer used by a given family, the better the chances of reducing the spread of some organisms, according to the findings from the Healthy Hands, Healthy Families Study at Children's Hospital Boston.