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biocide

(bī`əsīd'), synonym for pesticidepesticide,
biological, physical, or chemical agent used to kill plants or animals that are harmful to people; in practice, the term pesticide is often applied only to chemical agents.
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Biocide

Chemicals toxic to micro-organisms. Biocides, which include pesticides and antimicrobial agents, are used in paint, building materials, and floor coverings to kill bacteria, mold spores, and insects.

biocide

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biocide

a chemical, such as a pesticide, capable of killing living organisms
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Nowadays, biocidal products play an important role in EU citizens' daily lives.
1, 2015 when a biocidal product containing a relevant substance, included in the Article 95 list, cannot be made available on the market unless either the substance supplier or the product supplier is included in this list for the product-types to which the product belongs.
The contract is the supply of disinfectants to the spectrum biocidal effect for residential social services and facilities for the elderly Raca place of delivery as stated in paragraph 6 of these specifications.
And based on the 100 eligible vessels already converted from a biocidal coating to the Intersleek range, there is a further estimated $2.
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Due to the very high cost ($6-$10 million) of registering new biocidal actives with regulatory bodies around the world, the development of new chemistries has been severely limited for many years.
Included are reviews regarding education in the field, separation processes, CO2 mineralization, biodegradable polyesters, biocidal food & drug packaging, alloys and thin-film growth for optical devices, genetic and metabolic engineering, and rheology of mining waste.
These are the Law on protection of nature, Law on environmental protection, Law on waste management, Law on chemicals and the Law on biocidal products.
International Paint has introduced two new patented, "revolutionary" fouling control technologies -- the Intercept 8000 LPP, a biocidal antifouling set to revolutionise predictability in hull coating performance, and Intersleek1100SR, the industry's first patented biocide free slime release technology.
The Material Protection Products business unit (MPP) is exhibited biocidal active ingredients and biocidal formulations for a broad range of applications in the paints and coatings sector, including formulations for water-based wood coatings, emulsion paints, lacquers and plasters.
With this change, more has been learned about the impact that the biocidal agents used in antibacterial soaps have on hand hygiene, human health and the environment.
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