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