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  • n. Plural form of disinfectant.


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  • Say good-bye to your sick friend, for we've brought a tent and you are to be soaked in disinfectants and put into quarantine.

    The Shagganappi

  • The EPA draws a distinction between sanitizers and disinfectants, which is explained below.


  • It has been found that great heat, intense cold, sunshine and some powerful drugs called disinfectants kill germs.

    Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts

  • "Our sanitizing wands eradicate harmful organisms without relying on potentially irritating cleansers and disinfectants, which is a boon to anyone who suffers from chemical sensitivities, allergies and asthma," says Harmon.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • See our full swine flu coverage for products that have solid evidence behind them to help you reduce the likelihood of transmission, including advice about when a mask can help and what kind to get, and what kind of disinfectants to use when someone is sick in your home.

    FDA outs swine flu frauds

  • But it frequently happens that the bacteriologist has to determine the relative efficiency of "disinfectants" from the standpoints of the sanitarian and commercial man rather than from the research worker's point of view.

    The Elements of Bacteriological Technique A Laboratory Guide for Medical, Dental, and Technical Students. Second Edition Rewritten and Enlarged.

  • Let no one ever depend upon fumigations, "disinfectants," and the like, for purifying the air.

    Notes on Nursing: What It Is, and What It Is Not

  • The Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry on Friday issued a ministerial ordinance banning Internet and mail-order sales of nonprescription drugs except for those with a low risk of side effects, such as disinfectants and indigestion remedies.

    News On Japan

  • Just by clicking on a category such as disinfectants, floor mats, or kiddie chairs, visitors will be taken to the page that showcases these items with ease.

    Press Release

  • Further, Ecolab's customer support plan for H1N1 flu has resulted in additional sales of infection prevention products such as disinfectants and personal hygiene hand care products.



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