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2011-12-12 07:40:00

ORANGEBURG, S.C., Dec. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Regional Medical Center of Orangeburg & Calhoun Counties has a new tool in the fight against infection: a bright, blue light. RMC is the first hospital in South Carolina to acquire a Total Room Ultraviolet Disinfector (Tru-D). Used with regular cleaning, officials say it adds another layer of protection in patient rooms and operating suites against multi-drug resistant germs. "We want our patients to have the safest health care we can...

2011-12-10 01:53:16

A Queen´s University infectious disease expert has collaborated in the development of a disinfection system that may change the way hospital rooms all over the world are cleaned as well as stop bed bug outbreaks in hotels and apartments. “This is the future, because many hospital deaths are preventable with better cleaning methods,” says Dick Zoutman, who is also Quinte Health Care´s new Chief of Staff. “It has been reported that more than 100,000 people in...

2011-12-07 21:31:00

CENTER VALLEY, Pa., Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Olympus, a precision technology leader in designing and delivering innovative solutions in Medical and Surgical Products, among other core businesses, announces the release of Acecide(®)-C, a new, peracetic acid-based high-level disinfectant and sterilant. Designed exclusively for use in the Olympus Endoscope Reprocessor, the OER-Pro, Acecide-C provides high-level disinfection in just seven minutes, making...

2011-11-18 03:47:10

Researchers the world over are seeking reliable ways to predict earthquakes, focusing on identifying seismic precursors that, if detected early enough, could serve as early warnings. New research, published this week in the journal Applied Physics Letters, suggests that ozone gas emitted from fracturing rocks could serve as an indicator of impending earthquakes. Ozone is a natural gas, a byproduct of electrical discharges into the air from several sources, such as from lightning, or,...

Climate Change Disasters Cost US $14 Billion In Past Decade
2011-11-08 14:20:20

Researchers said on Monday that deaths and health problems from floods, drought and other U.S. disasters related to climate change cost $14 billion in the past decade. The study looked at the cost of human suffering and loss of life due to six disasters from 2000 through 2009. "When extreme weather hits, we hear about the property damage and insurance costs," Kim Knowlton, a senior scientist at the Natural Resources Defense Council and a co-author of the study, said in a statement. "The...

2011-10-17 11:00:00

Electrolytic Technologies Corporation, a leader in on-site generation of chlorine and sodium hypochlorite for water disinfection has been selected by the City of Missouri City, Texas, to supply a Klorigenâ“ž¢ sodium hypochlorite generator for its new Bees Passage Road Water Treatment Plant. North Miami Beach, FL (PRWEB) October 17, 2011 Electrolytic Technologies Corporation (ETC), manufacturer of the Klorigenâ“ž¢ On-site Chlorine and...

2011-10-13 07:00:00

Electrolytic Technologies Corporation, a leader in safe water disinfection, has been selected by Anchorage Water and Wastewater Utility to supply and install an electrochemical disinfectant generator to replace pressurized gaseous chlorine currently used at the plant John M. Asplund Wastewater Treatment Facility . North Miami Beach, FL (PRWEB) October 13, 2011 Electrolytic Technologies Corporation (ETC), manufacturer of the Klorigenâ“ž¢ On-site Chlorine and...

2011-09-27 07:00:00

A recent trial at a local San Antonio hotel using the Ecotex Laundry Oxidation System, has yielded results proving the company's claim that significant savings can be realized in water, natural gas, chemical use, and labor. San Antonio, Texas (PRWEB) September 27, 2011 A recent trial at a local San Antonio hotel using the Ecotex Laundry Oxidation System, has yielded results proving the company's claim that significant savings can be realized in water, natural gas, chemical use, and labor....

2011-09-26 08:00:00

KISSIMMEE, Fla., Sept. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) announced today at the Association for the Healthcare Environment (AHE) 2011 Annual Conference the introduction of Clorox Commercial Solutions(R) Clorox(R) Broad Spectrum Quaternary Disinfectant Cleaner. Clorox(R) Broad Spectrum Cleaner is Clorox's newest non-bleach hospital-use disinfectant and the only quaternary spray registered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to kill all of the ESKAPE...

2011-09-21 21:28:00

GREENWICH, Conn., Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Greenwich Country Day School today announced it has successfully installed state-of-the-art technology from EcoLogic Solutions Inc. to produce its own environmentally preferable cleaners and disinfectants using only salt, water, and small doses of quickly dissipating electricity. They are believed to be the first school in the country to use the cutting edge technology. (Photo:...


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2005-05-26 11:28:30

The term Chlorite can refer to the following meanings: - The chlorite group of clay minerals. - A Chlorite ion is a polyatomic anion consisting of an atom of chlorine and two oxygen atoms. Its chemical formula is ClO2-. The oxidation state of the chlorine atom within the chlorite ion is +3. How does the chlorite anion fit within the overall scheme of chlorine based anions? In general, chlorine can assume oxidation states of -1, +1, +3, +5, or +7 corresponding to the anions Cl-, ClO-,...

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