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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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40 records / year of biocidal families containing about 3 subfamilies, ii) determination of class.
As such, Pacific Ozone satisfies all requirements of the recent EU Biocidal Product Regulation and is authorized to distribute its ozone products to the EU countries.
REACH does, however, require registration of co-formulants of biocidal products when they are manufactured or imported in a volume of one metric ton or more per annum per legal entity.
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.
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Germicidal UVC light has a proven history of reliable biocidal activity against a wide range of healthcare-associated pathogens.
The judges disagree with the European Commission: in the regulation on biocidal products, legislators can introduce implementing acts
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.
For dry-film applications, the leading biocidal actives include salts of pyrithione, including zinc pyrithione (ZPT), sodium pyrithione (NPT), and copper pyrithione (CPT, for marine applications); 3-iodo-3-propynyl butylcarbamate (IPBC); and the isothiazolinone derivatives octyl isothiazolinone (OIT) and dichlorooctyl isothiazolinone (DCOIT).
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.
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.
The aim is essentially to include (authorise) and/or exclude (ban and/or authorise under certain conditions) a certain number of active substances in biocidal products from the lists of substances in the annex.