sporicidal


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spo·ri·ci·dal

(spō'ri-sī'dăl),
Lethal to spores.
[spori- + L. caedo, to kill]

sporicidal

[spôr′isī′dəl]
Etymology: Gk, sporos, seed; L, caedere, to kill
spore-killing, as are certain chemicals or other agents.

spo·ri·ci·dal

(spōr'i-sī'dăl)
Lethal to spores.
[spori- + L. caedo, to kill]

sporicide

(spor′ĭ-sīd)
An agent that destroys bacterial and mold spores. Because spores are more difficult to kill than vegetative cells, a sporicide also acts as a sterilizing agent.
sporicidal (-ăl), adjective
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OTCBB: BONU), a specialty chemical technology-based life science company, reports that yesterday it received final test results from ATS Labs indicating that its Ygiene[TM] Hospital Grade Antimicrobial has passed the stringent Sporicidal GLP test requirements for hospital and medical environment sporicide efficacy claims mandated by the US EPA.
Steri-7 is a privately held UK company with a broad product line of advanced proprietary antimicrobial formulations designed to eliminate bacteria, virus and spores in the health care and related industries with products which include sporicidal hard surface sprays, sporicidal wipes and sporicidal hand cleansers.
Any antimicrobial which is not sporicidal may be a carrier for the dangerous and difficult to kill organisms which may then be transported from person to person (this includes all known alcohol, silver or quat based formulations).
It will eliminate exposure shadows by providing a full 360-degree exposure to disinfecting ultraviolet light, thus allowing complete outside sporicidal sterilization.
The company's proprietary product, Citroxin[TM], an environmentally safe sporicidal product formulated entirely of food-grade components, has shown 68% efficacy in eradicating the H5N1 strain of bird flu in chick embryos.
Plazlyte, a virucidal and sporicidal process, is anticipated to have the unique capability of sterilizing bone tissue without causing the problems typically associated with many traditional sterilization methods.
Citroxin[TM]: an environmentally safe sporicidal product formulated entirely of food-grade components that kills six major bacteria as well as avian influenza.
subsidiary has developed an environmentally safe sporicidal product formulated entirely of food-grade components that eradicates anthrax and a germicidal product, Citroxin[TM] (formerly named Big Six Plus) - EPA Reg.
difficile sporicidal disinfectant, Effective communication about CDI status when patients are transferred between healthcare facilities.
In evaluating disinfectants used in UK hospitals, the NHS made a determination that an alternate to bleach based on Sodium Dichloroisocyanurate (NaDCC) was just as effective as a disinfectant, including when used as a sporicidal, but did not have the same level of health risk or cause as much damage to hospital equipment and the environment as bleach.
We take this opportunity to thank our corporate Gold Sponsors: GAMA Healthcare-Leading infection control specialists with a range of sporicidal wipes and UV technology with proven efficacy against C.
Given the potent bactericidal and sporicidal activity of the chlorinated silk fabrics prepared in this study, silk-Cl materials may find use in a variety of applications," the scientists said.