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germicide

(jûr`mĭsīd), chemical substance capable of killing many different types of microorganisms; also called disinfectantdisinfectant,
agent that destroys disease-causing microorganisms and their spores. Disinfectants, or germicides, are sometimes considered to be substances applied to inanimate bodies, whereas antiseptics, not so potent, are agents that kill microbes on living things.
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germicide

[′jər·mə‚sīd]
(materials)
An agent that destroys germs.

germicide

any substance that kills germs or other microorganisms
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This multiplication of the two emission curves, or convolution, provides the germicidal power value for the light source.
The global ultraviolet germicidal irradiation market segmentation is based on disinfection type (air disinfection, in-duct air disinfection, recirculation units, upper room systems, surface disinfection, area, room disinfection, equipment and packaging disinfection, lower room disinfection, etc.
By irradiating the air with germicidal UV, you have a chance to destroy some of the airborne microorganisms that may be generated in those rooms.
Their first product, the Vioguard Self-Sanitizing Keyboard, uses the germicidal properties of ultraviolet light (UV-C) to automatically disinfect the keyboard and touchpad surface after every use.
com to represent his Germicidal UV Light Bandage invention to potential licensees in industry.
Professional Disposables International's Sani-Cloth[R] Plus and Super Sani-Cloth[R] germicidal disposable wipes kill hepatitis B and respiratory syncytial viruses when used as directed, in addition to other viruses and bacteria, including HIV, TB, MRSA, and VRE.
One such technology, ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI), has long been used to inactivate microbial aerosols, mostly in the occupied spaces of medical facilities.
Applications include light source evaluation, workplace illumination testing, and germicidal and phototherapy system maintenance, International Light, Inc.
Nass: They arranged for a whirlpool motor on the bathtubs to send water through chambers housing germicidal ultraviolet light and continued recirculating it past the UV light until the end of the bath.
Germicidal Batten units offer a cost-effective and efficient addition to increasing hygiene standards within the food and liquid foods industry.
Ultraviolet light has the "highest germicidal efficiency" at a wavelength of 254 nanometers, he says.