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33-quart and 5-gallon cans and remained a much-used decontaminant into the 21st century.
All treatments for each decontaminant were combined for comparison in Table 4.
The requirement was for a system that allows the decontaminant to be mixed and applied by one man, and that would be able to decontaminate an area of five square metres without replenishment in 15 minutes, and would be compact enough to be stored either internally or externally on a vehicle.
Safetec also introduces SaniWash[TM], a moisture-rich handsoap with aloe vera and gentle cleansers to clean hands without over drying or irritating the skin, and SaniZide Plus[TM], a one-step, ready-to-use hospital-grade disinfectant, decontaminant, cleaner, and deodorizer.
But last August, a research team led by Fischetti discovered a versatile anthrax-killing agent that could be used as medicine, as a surface decontaminant, and as a spore detector.
However, development of a biological decontaminant to address anthrax proved much more difficult.
The product line, known as Reactive Skin Decontaminant Lotion (RSDL), is initially aimed at the defense sector market.
In some cases, this may even be more beneficial than the use of a caustic decontaminant like super tropical bleach.
It has been developed as a highly effective decontaminant and processing aid, it is safe to use and does not carry over into the food chain.
Producers would have only been able to use a single decontaminant product and to rinse the meat in drinking water.
The three-step method has applications for an important commercial segment that needs testing and evaluation of decontaminant, sporicidal and sterilant agents for defense, food processing and medical applications, as well as for bactericidal soaps, lotions, cleaners, paints and many other products for household and commercial use that can involve microbicidal activity," said Sagripanti.