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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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Competitor products are simply either deodorisers or contact-only germicides which do not have the capability of killing germs throughout the space in a unit.
BARO have researched and developed the UV Germicide Irradiation (UVGI) technique, culminating in the design of a range of systems that are effective for use throughout the food hygiene chain and in most food sectors such as Meat, Dairy, Bread, Fresh Cut and Transportation.
Her TRESemme conditioner contained quaternium, of which Dee said: "There are many different versions of this substance but, basically, it is a germicide derived mainly from vegetable fats which can potentially sensitse skin.
The surgeon's hands are scrubbed with germicide, then rinsed without touching a faucet, and dried with a sterile towel.
AHP is a synergistic blend of commonly used, safe ingredients that when combined with low levels of hydrogen peroxide produce exceptional potency as a germicide and performance as a cleaner.
The units consist of a porous clay filter that uses colloidal silver as a germicide and disinfectant.
It is unknown how keyboards and keyboard covers should be disinfected, since there's "just no data" on how frequent germicide use might impact their durability, circuitry, and electronics, he said in a telephone interview following the meeting.
Called UDDERgold Dry, the vibrant orange teat sealant combines a strong germicide with a polymer barrier coating and is effective sealing the teat for up to seven days after application during which period it cannot be flushed out by leaking milk.
Used as: Disinfectant, germicide, fungicide, defoamer and preservative.
It is also a powerful germicide which has been used in medicine for years,and is so dangerous that it would tear your lungs apart if you inhaled large quantities.