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Biocidal

Ted Dracos

Biocidal

confronting the poisonous legacy of PCBs

by Ted Dracos

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Published by Beacon Press in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Polychlorinated biphenyls,
  • Polychlorinated Biphenyls,
  • Toxicology,
  • Poisoning,
  • Environmental Pollutants,
  • History,
  • History, 20th Century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-268) and index.

    StatementTed Dracos
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA1242.P7 D73 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination294 p. ;
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24880242M
    ISBN 100807006122
    ISBN 109780807006122
    LC Control Number2010013432
    OCLC/WorldCa592450946

      General Biocides Booklet 1. The Biocidal Product Regula- tion (BPR, Regulation (EU) /) came into force on 1 September (repealing the Biocidal Products Directi- ve (Directive 98/8/EC)). The first full account of the scientific and political dynamics of global PCB contamination, and its threat to human health and the environment Whether or not you've heard of PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls), it's likely that this toxic chemical can be found in your cells. PCBs were invented in for the electronics industry, fueled the WWII military machine, then were .

    The Biocidal Products Directive (BPD) also known as the Biocides Directive is European Union Directive, (98/8/EC), which concerns is officially known as Directive 98/8/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 February concerning the placing of biocidal products on the market. In the Biocidal Products Directive was superseded by The . From the book reviews: “This book focuses primarily on a relatively novel approach to reducing HAIs through the use of biocidal surfaces in healthcare facilities. .

    This chapter describes a comprehensive array of laboratory tests and field methods for the measurement of the efficacy of biocides and biocide-containing coatings. Biocidal polymers are able to inhibit or kill microorganisms such as bacteria, fungi and protozoans. The advantages of antimicrobial polymers over conventional antimicrobial agents include their non-volatility, chemical stability, non-toxicity (difficult to permeate through the skin of animals), ability to prolong product life, increased efficiency and selectivity while minimising their.


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About Biocidal. Whether or not you’ve heard of PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls), it’s likely that this toxic chemical can be found in your cells. PCBs were invented in for the electronics industry, fueled the WWII military machine, then were put to domestic uses, and finally came to be present in every corner of the earth.

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From: Performance of Bio-based Building Materials, Related terms: Nanomaterials; Biocidal Product. Bacteria can be killed or inhibited by different antimicrobial products, namely antibiotics that act against infections in humans or animals and biocides such as disinfectants and preservatives.

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