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Decontamination formulations for disinfection and sterilization

United States Patent

September 18, 2007
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Aqueous decontamination formulations that neutralize biological pathogens for disinfection and sterilization applications. Examples of suitable applications include disinfection of food processing equipment, disinfection of areas containing livestock, mold remediation, sterilization of medical instruments and direct disinfection of food surfaces, such as beef carcasses. The formulations include at least one reactive compound, bleaching activator, inorganic base, and water. The formulations can be packaged as a two-part kit system, and can have a pH value in the range of 7-8.
Tucker; Mark D. (Albuquerque, NM), Engler; Daniel E. (Albuquerque, NM)
Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM)
10/ 765,678
January 27, 2004
GOVERNMENT RIGHTS The Government has rights to this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC04-94AL85000 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy.