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A chemical agent, such as a pesticide, that is capable of destroying living organisms.

bi′o·cid′al (-sīd′l) adj.


(Biology) a chemical, such as a pesticide, capable of killing living organisms
ˌbioˈcidal adj


(ˈbaɪ əˌsaɪd)

any chemical that destroys life by poisoning, esp. a pesticide, herbicide, or fungicide.
bi`o•cid′al, adj.
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All product combinations meet the Biocidal Products Directive.
Alcide is a Redmond, Washington-based producer of biocidal and sanitation products that are primarily used in the dairy, meat and poultry industries.
Contract award: g322 activities of supply and application of the new cycle carenamento-based silicone elastomer atecnologia "foul release" free of any biocidal product on the hull and waterline of uu.
In the event that offered a medical device does not require notification to the President of the Office for Registration of Medicinal Products, Medical Devices and Biocidal Products Contractor shall comply at its own expense and on their own all actions necessary to comply with all legal requirements relating to placing the product on the market and use the Polish Republic.
Biocidal products are used to control unwanted organisms that are harmful to human or animal health, or that cause damage to human activities.
SPAIN: Corbion has announced that a second production plant for L-lactic acid received approved supplier status under the Biocidal Products Regulation (EU) No 528/2012 (BPR), and as such, products can be used in biocidal products.
Contract notice: Delivery disinfectants with a spectrum biocidal effect.
The first of its kind within the shipping industry, the carbon credits methodology is based on ship owners converting existing vessels from a biocidal antifouling system to a premium, biocidefree advanced hull coating such as AkzoNobel's Intersleek[R], part of the company's International[R] range of marine coatings.
It is compliant with international hand hygiene protocols, the 2013 EU Biocidal Products regulations and has been approved by the NHS for use in hospitals.
The scheme developed by AkzoNobel, a leading global paints and coatings company and the Gold Standard Foundation, which sets the standard for creating high-quality emission reductions, is based on ship owners converting existing vessels from a biocidal antifouling system to a premium, biocide-free advanced hull coating.
Products from the recently acquired Mason Chemical Company are also integrated in the index, adding registered and non-registered biocidal quats and tertiary amine derivatives to the Pilot Chemical portfolio of sulfates, sulfonates, amines and alkylides.
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).