Accession Number : AD0163958


Title :   Method of Disinfecting and Self-Limiting Solution Therefor.


Descriptive Note : Patent,


Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C


Personal Author(s) : Echols,William H. ; Fielding,George H. ; Neihof,Rex A.


Report Date : 20 FEB 1973


Pagination or Media Count : 3


Abstract : The patent describes a solution containing an inorganic hypochlorite salt and an inorganic salt of a hydroxy carboxylic acid and optionally containing an acid to adjust the pH to 4.5-8 and/or a detergent, which disinfects sensitive materials without harming the material by remaining active for a short period of time due to a self consummation feature of the solution.


Descriptors :   (*PATENTS, GERMICIDES), (*GERMICIDES, *HYPOCHLORITES), CITRATES, SALTS, MALIC ACID


Subject Categories : HYGIENE AND SANITATION


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE