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The first step is the selection of the proper chemical germicide.
Smooth, nonporous surfaces were easily cleaned and disinfected, while porous surfaces or crevices and joints constituted barriers to penetration of liquid germicides.
Investigators have now unraveled the mechanism by which one such organism resists even the harshest germicide attacks.
10) If a suspension of living brucellae is spilled and the organism is recognized, the entire laboratory should be immediately evacuated, doors should be shut, and an effective germicide such as 3% phenol or 10% bleach should be applied by a trained person wearing a safety mask, goggles, an impermeable laboratory gown, and gloves (7).
Deodorants prevent odor formation by using a germicide to kill the odor-forming bacteria, usually along with a perfume to provide a pleasant odor.
All work surfaces must be disinfected with an approved hospital disinfectant chemical germicide after use, after contamination, and at the end of the work shift.
Since sunlight is an effective germicide, be alert for a gradual increase in disease during the months ahead.
Tea Tree Oil (INCI-Malaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil) is not recognized by the FDA as a safe and effective antiseptic, fungicide or germicide.
From 1961 to 1988, over 600 workers in this chemical factory produced 2,4,5-trichlorophenol (TrCP) that was used as a wood preservative and as an intermediate in the further production of both the germicide hexachlorophene and the phenoxy herbicide 2,4,5-trichlorophenoxy acetic acid (2,4,5-T).