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Definition of Sterilant
1. [n -S]
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Literary usage of Sterilant
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1. Recommended Infection-Control Practices for Dentistryedited by Barbara F. Gooch edited by Barbara F. Gooch (1998)
"The EPA classification of the liquid chemical agent (ie, "sterilant/disinfectant") will be shown on the chemical label. Liquid chemical agents that are less ..."
2. Reopening Public Facilities After a Biological Attack: A Decision Making by National Research Council (2005)
"Ethylene Oxide Ethylene oxide (EtO) is a sterilant gas that can be delivered ... Its use as a sterilant is a mature technology that is currently available ..."
3. Guide to Developing and Managing an Emergency Service: Infection Control Program by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"Hot water pasteurization (80-100 C, 30 minutes) or exposure to an EPA-registered "sterilant" chemical as above, except for a short exposure time (10—45 ..."
4. Eighth Annual Report on Carcinogens: 1998 Summary edited by Barry Leonard (1999)
"EPA reported that small amounts of ethylene oxide are used as a fumigant, a sterilant for food and cosmetics, and in hospital sterilization of surgical ..."
5. A Curriculum Guide for Public-Safety and Emergency-Response Workers by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"Hot water pasteurization (80-100 C, 30 minutes) or exposure to an EPA-registered "sterilant" chemical as above, except for a short exposure time (10 — 45 ..."
6. In Vitro Collecting Techniques for Germplasm Conservation by Valerie C. Pence (2002)
"Normal development was observed in all embryos when 10% Clorox was used as the surface sterilant. On the other hand, 20% Clorox was found to retard normal ..."
7. Where No Man Has Gone Before: A History of Apollo Lunar Exploration Missions by William D. Compton (1996)
"Film magazines were placed in an autoclave, to be exposed to a gaseous sterilant for several hours before being sent to the photographic laboratory for ..."