biobarrier

biobarrier

(bī′ō-băr″ē-ĕr) [” + Fr. barre, bar]
A layer of organically active material (such as calcium peroxide, cane molasses, sludge cake, or soybean oil) that absorbs, blocks, or degrades environmental contaminants in soil or water.
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"But by assessing the ability of these useful microbes to survive radiation stress, we can be more confident that the waste will remain locked-up for very long periods of time (many thousands of years), helped by a naturally evolving "biobarrier".
What's new: BioBarrier HSMBR's simple, award-winning design and fully certified wastewater treatment process utilizes superior aeration capabilities along with durable flat-sheet membrane technology to provide a microfiltration and ultrafiltration treatment process.
EPA specialists are employing a new "biobarrier" technology to stem the flow of vinyl chloride that has entered the groundwater and is flowing inexorably toward the river.
Brands: Reemay, Starweb, AQF, Securon, Coronop, Terram, Typar, Softex, Sofspan, Webril, Biobarrier, Bidim, Linopore, Veraclean, Resolution, UltraFlo, Celestra, Excell, Dreamex, EcoFabrics, Blowitex
Perhaps one of the most innovative developments in surgical gloves in the past few years is a unique, highly sensitive, double glove designed by BioBarrier, Inc., a Los Angeles-based infection control company.
Contents include: raw materials--cotton, wood pulp, and bonding nonwovens; product attributes--home use materials, operating room materials, meeting quality requirements, and specialized uses; and performance testing--prosthesis materials, diapers, biobarrier properties of packaging materials used in medical devices, sterile medical device packaging, packaging and medical device recalls, and automated testing.
Roger Bergh has been named senior sales manager for the Biobarrier division of Fiberweb, Inc.
One of the new products being exhibited that I thought was particularly interesting (and received quite a bit of attention from the nurses), was a unique surgical glove developed by BioBarrier, Inc.