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2011-07-08 15:02:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Executives from BR Enterprises in Scottsdale, Arizona recently traveled to the scene of the Wallow Fire Zone 3 NE, SE Region. William Brin, Sr. Vice President Sales, BR Enterprises, met with members of the Phoenix firefighting medical units under the direction of George Reyes, unit leader of the Phoenix Fire Dept. The purpose of the trip was for BR Enterprises and Priority Environmental Solutions to donate PRO1TEK products to help...

2011-06-30 18:21:45

Ground-level ozone is an air pollutant that harms humans and plants. Both climate and weather play a major role in ozone damage to plants. Researchers at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have now shown that climate change has the potential to significantly increase the risk of ozone damage to plants in northern and central Europe by the end of this century. "The increased risk of ozone damage to vegetation is mainly due to rising ozone concentrations and higher temperatures in the...

2011-06-30 15:48:00

SAN ANTONIO, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This Fourth of July weekend will put millions of American travelers in contact with infectious agents including germs, bacteria, and viruses in high-contact areas, such as public toilets, gas pumps, and door handles. In fact, AAA estimates that 39 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home, by road or air this weekend. Infection control experts are on high alert. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that...

2011-06-28 00:00:32

PDI now offers bleach-based surface disinfecting wipes that enable healthcare facilities to comply with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guideline for using a 1:10 EPA-registered bleach solution for disinfection for areas experiencing outbreaks or higher endemic rates of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). Sani-Cloth® EPA-Registered Bleach is proven to be effective against 39 clinically relevant microorganisms in just four minutes. Orangeburg, NY (PRWEB) June 27,...

2011-06-27 08:00:00

BALTIMORE, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) announced today at the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) annual meeting that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) accepted the registration of Clorox Commercial Solutions(R) Clorox(R) Germicidal Wipes to kill Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) spores in five minutes(i). The bleach wipe used by the most U.S. hospitals,(ii) Clorox(R) Germicidal Wipes are...

2011-06-15 19:54:00

CHICAGO, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GTL Resources PLC (AIM: GTL) today announced that results for fiscal year 2011 included revenue of $261.4 million, a 21% increase, attributable to improved ethanol manufacturing operations, higher ethanol volumes produced and sold, and increased unit pricing. The company delivered basic earnings per share of $0.19 from EBITDA of $30.4 million after recording a non-cash income tax provision of $4.1 million. Interest-bearing debt was reduced by $20...

2011-05-25 09:56:00

NAPLES, Fla., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- US Hygiene, LLC, a U.S. based environmental products company, has gained national and Caribbean distribution rights for Sanosil Ultra Disinfection Solutions. Patented Sanosil is an EPA registered, anti-microbial disinfectant spray that kills over 99.99% of surface and airborne pathogens (bacteria, viruses and molds) in minutes, and does not require wiping. Sanosil provides non-toxic control of germs and the bacteria related to the spreading of...

2011-05-16 15:38:00

ARLINGTON, Va., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the summer pool season just weeks away, swimmers will no longer smell like chlorine. Used after swimming, SwimSpray eliminates chlorine odor and irritation from hair and skin. Invented by a swimmer, SwimSpray is 100% natural with Vitamin C. "I was ready to give up swimming because of the post-workout chlorine smell I always had," says Andrew Chadeayne, PhD and inventor of SwimSpray. After trying three or four other products in the...

2011-05-10 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it has been awarded an engineering and procurement supply contract by China Sun Paper for an integrated chlorine dioxide plant in Laos. Officials did not disclose the contract value. Jacobs is providing basic design engineering of the plant, limited detailed engineering, procurement of key equipment (including supply of its proprietary electrolyzers) and materials, in addition...

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2011-04-11 08:58:16

Storing fruits and vegetables in ozone-enriched environments reduces spoilage explains a scientist at the Society for General Microbiology's Spring Conference in Harrogate. Dr Ian Singleton explains how ozone treatment could be a safe, effective replacement for pesticides as it leaves no residue on foods. It is estimated that up to 30% of fresh produce can be lost due to microbial spoilage. Dr Singleton from Newcastle University explains that low levels of gaseous ozone are able to prevent...


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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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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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