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malodor

[mal′ōd·ər]
(physiology)
A bad or foul odor.
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Unlike heavy, masking agents that 'camouflage' malodors, or old-fashioned counteractants that attempt to 'bury' the malodor, DeoActive ingredients 'reconfigure' malodor molecules, effectively eliminating what makes them unpleasant.
Naturally, the first and most important step in any odor-control strategy is to try to eliminate the source of malodors rather than merely trying to combat the odors themselves.
With the shoes cleaned, their imbedded malodors will be treated with a penetrating deodorizer.
Forestall is a soyethyl morpholinium ethosulfate surfactant proven to neutralize a wide range of malodors.
FreshDuct is so effective that malodors in hotels can be eliminated in just minutes.
The Halimeter is an electrochemical gas detector that senses the volatile sulfur compounds that produce the malodors.