sporicide


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sporicide

 [spor´ĭ-sīd]
an agent that kills spores. adj., adj sporici´dal.

spo·ri·cide

(spō'ri-sīd),
An agent that kills spores.

sporicide

/spo·ri·cide/ (spor´ĭ-sīd) an agent that destroys spores.sporici´dal

sporicide

(spôr′ĭ-sīd′)
n.
A substance used to kill spores, as of bacteria.

spo′ri·cid′al (-sīd′l) adj.

sporicide

[spôr′isīd]
Etymology: Gk, sporos + L, caedere, to kill
any agent effective in destroying spores, such as compounds of chlorine and formaldehyde, and the glutaraldehydes.

spo·ri·cide

(spōr'i-sīd)
An agent that kills spores.

spo·ri·cide

(spōr'i-sīd)
An agent that kills spores.

sporicide

an agent that kills spores.
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Sporicidal products are a common and effective way to gain control of fungal and bacterial spores during an outbreak; however, it is not recommended that sporicides be used on a daily basis in controlled environments.
The amount of contamination, level of cleanliness of surfaces, and relative humidity will contribute to peracetic acid vapor's effectiveness as a sporicide (24).
2] gas as a sporicide on different kinds of surfaces has not, however, been compared and evaluated.
The top part of the container contains the sterile concentrate or sporicide and the bottom part contains USP WFI quality water.
The challenge facilities face is how to balance the potential benefits of expanded use of sporicidal disinfectants with the concerns sometimes associated with powerful disinfectant chemistries, including non-bleach sporicides.
VAI produces a comprehensive set of sterile pharmaceutical grade disinfectants, sanitizers, sporicides, cleaners, lubricants and detergents.
Agma's sales range is completed by a series of sterile disinfectants, including alcohol blends, biocides and sporicides for the Healthcare sector, where they are used in pharmaceutical production units and cleanrooms.
The plan employs no sporicides, such as sodium hypochlorite (household bleach) or hydrogen peroxide, which can cause collateral damage to many hard surfaces, and does not discard carpets or furniture, which would generate profound solid waste problems.