sporicide


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spo·ri·cide

 (spôr′ĭ-sīd′)
n.
A substance used to kill spores, as of bacteria.

spo′ri·cid′al (-sīd′l) adj.

sporicide

(ˈspɔːrɪˌsaɪd; ˈspɒ-)
n
(Chemistry) a substance, such as a disinfectant or other chemical, that kills spores

spo•ri•cide

(ˈspɔr əˌsaɪd, ˈspoʊr-)

n.
a substance or preparation for killing spores.
[1935–40]
spo`ri•cid′al, adj.
Translations

spo·ri·cide

n. esporicida, agente que destruye esporas.
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The patented sporicide used on the brand of curtains in this trial contains an active ingredient that attacks the cell wall and kills the pathogen.
The product is an Environmental Protection Agency-registered non-bleach sporicide advertised as a one-step cleaner, disinfectant, and deodorizer.
The scoping study described in this article clearly shows that MeI is an efficient sporicide in the neutralization of B.
It is typical to use a sanitizer, one or two disinfectants and one sporicide for cleaning purposes.
There were many observations of no sporicide use in critical areas.
In particular, maintaining the required time of contact with the flame or disinfectant, the choice of disinfectant (not just a bactericide, but a sporicide) and regular changing of the disinfectant are all critical factors in determining whether sterilization is 100 percent effective.
From the new site they will be launching the InSpec range of professional cleanroom contamination products comprising IPA, DE, Sporicide and disinfection products which can be tailored to customers' specific requirements, together with a complete technical file documentation, available now.
Sporicide properties of methyl bromide and its use for disinfection [Abstract].
Environmental Protection Agency indicates that use of sodium hypochlorite as a sporicide is applicable under an emergency exemption (Section 18: Crisis Exemption; Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act); as such, sodium hypochlorite may be used under the conditions specified (32).