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Variant of viricide.


(ˈvaɪ rəˌsaɪd)

an agent for destroying viruses.
vi`ru•cid′al, adj.
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Noun1.virucide - an agent (physical or chemical) that inactivates or destroys viruses
agent - a substance that exerts some force or effect
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PERFORMACIDE is EPA registered as a hospital grade disinfectant, sanitizer, tuberculocide, virucide, fungicide and deodorizer and is manufactured by Ocean Bio-Chem's subsidiary -- Odor Star, LLC.
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Applications: The formulation can be used as a foaming cleaner, deodorizer, disinfectant, mildewstat and virucide.
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