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2011-03-30 12:43:03

Help for a bioterrorist attack involving ricin, one of the most likely toxic agents, may be as close at hand as the laundry shelf, according to a report presented here today at the 241st National Meeting and Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS). It concluded that ordinary household bleach appears to be an effective, low-cost, and widely available way to decontaminate food preparation surfaces in homes, restaurants, and processing plants that are tainted with ricin. Ricin is a...

2011-03-30 08:30:00

DISPATCH® Towels with Bleach have the fastest EPA registered kill time for Clostridium difficile OAKLAND, Calif., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) announced today that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved the registration of DISPATCH® Hospital Cleaner Disinfectant Towels with Bleach to kill Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) spores in five minutes(1), the fastest C. difficile contact time available(2)....

2011-03-24 06:00:00

HUDSON, Ohio, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Serefex Corporation (Pink Sheets: SFXC) announced today that it has added to its line of "Infection Control and Healthy Building Products" through its master distribution agreement with Rochester, MI-based Triton Technology Group. Serefex's agreement with Triton provides it with product lines of technologically advanced solutions for this vast marketplace. Brian Dunn, President, and CEO of Serefex, said, "SkinGuard 24 is our next offering in the...

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2011-03-09 12:47:44

Wyoming is looking more like Los Angeles because of the recent boom in natural gas drilling, reports The Associated Press (AP). People are now complaining of watery eyes, shortness of breath and bloody noses because of ozone levels that have exceeded what people in L.A. and other major cities deal with. In the Upper Green River Basin, some wonder if they have made a bargain with the devil by having gas drilling go strong again.  Because of this, Wyoming enjoys one of the nation's...

2011-03-02 00:00:28

A new, safe alternative antimicrobial formula to displace traditional highly-toxic sporicidal disinfectants could help reduce the growing number of hospital-acquired Clostridum difficile-related infections. Farmington Hills, MI (Vocus/PRWEB) March 01, 2011 UrthTech, a Farmington Hills, Michigan based company, announced today that it found its patented Urthâ“ž¢ chemical technology is an effective antimicrobial agent against Clostridium difficile (C. diff) spores....

2011-02-26 00:00:03

On-site generated aqueous chlorine-based technology under development at MIOX is expected to yield a safer and more cost effective advanced oxidation process (AOP). Quakertown, PA (PRWEB) February 24, 2011 MIOX Corporation, a leader in safe water disinfection, announced it has received a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research(SBIR) award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) in the amount of $497,746. This funding, obtained by the MIOX science team in collaboration with...

2011-02-25 17:43:00

BOTHELL, Wash., Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Verathon Inc. is pleased to announce that its Verathon Medical Canada new product development and manufacturing facility has made enhancements to GlideScope GVL®, and Cobalt AVL and Cobalt video baton laryngoscopes to better withstand more rigorous vaporized hydrogen peroxide disinfection and sterilization systems. Newer vaporized hydrogen peroxide disinfection and sterilization systems in the market prompted this product...

2011-02-02 08:06:00

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- If you are among millions of Americans gathering around the wide screen for the Big Football Game this Sunday, call the right play for your party. Spread fun not germs! Donna Duberg, a leading hygiene expert, assistant professor of clinical laboratory science at Saint Louis University and member of SCA's Tork® Green Hygiene Council(TM), said large football game gatherings may raise the risk of spreading germs. "With so many...

2011-01-25 14:13:00

BETHLEHEM, Pa., Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The FDA has notified CDG Environmental, LLC of its approval of Food Contact Notification FCN 001052 for CDG Solution 3000(TM), effective March 23, 2011. The FCN permits the use of CDG Solution 3000(TM), to be used as an antimicrobial agent when applied to red meat (including meat parts and organs), processed, comminuted, or formed meat products, raw agricultural commodities, and seafood. CDG Environmental, LLC produces and sells proprietary,...

2011-01-25 15:06:57

Ohio State University researchers recently tested the merits of two new dishware sanitizers, and found them more effective at removing bacteria from restaurant dishes than traditional sanitizers. Melvin Pascall, co-author of the study and associate professor of food science and technology at Ohio State, said that the two new sanitizers reflect the industry's recent efforts to develop more effective germ killers that are also environmentally friendly. The two sanitizers "“ one carrying...


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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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