algicide

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algicide

[′al·jə‚sīd]
(materials)
A chemical used to kill algae.
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In 1964, the American Society for Microbiology published a study examining the relationship between algae in pools and the amount of algaecide needed to suppress them.
ENVIRONMENTAL Protection Agency has conditionally approved Selectrocide, a chlorine dioxide product, as a disinfectant, sanitizer, and algaecide for applications in the horticulture and food-processing industries.
BEVERLY, MA--Selective Micro Technologies announced today that The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has conditionally approved Selectrocide[TM], a chlorine dioxide product as a disinfectant, sanitizer, and algaecide for applications in the horticulture and food processing industries.
This is a clear, water-repellent coat that contains waxes to help prevent moisture damage, a preservative to keep the surface free from decay, and an algaecide to prevent mould growth.
That's why it is used as a fungicide on grapes, as an algaecide in swimming pools and is thrown into pig manure pits to deal with the bacteria that produce those noxious smells.
Irgaguard antimicrobials can inhibit the growth of certain microorganisms, such as fungus, bacteria, algae, mold and mildew, which can cause deterioration, unpleasant odor formation and discoloration in elastomers and rubber applications, to protect the finished product, Irgaguard A is said to be an effective algaecide to inhibit growth of algae and moss on treated articles in certain rubber applications such as roofing, camping accessories and SBS modified asphalt shingles.
The coolant may be simply tap water or there may be additives such as algaecide and glycol to reduce algae growth and lower the freezing point.
Malathion Insecticide, algaecide, miticide introduced in 1950.
400348-1), Or equivalent algaecide solution for the cleaning of plasma thawing water baths.
New Polyphase S99 is an advanced, low-leaching, Diuron-free fungicide + algaecide that offers excellent performance at low cost-in-use.
Lycott Environmental, the contractor hired by the Board of Health to conduct the algaecide treatment for algae and spot lily treatment for selected areas, has requested that swimming, fishing and boating in the lake be suspended for the entire day and evening of the Aug.
Follow instructions properly, as some algaecide contains metals that stain plaster.