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Surface-Active Quaternary Ammonium Germicides accumulates in the pages of one volume a review of the history, chemistry, biology, and application of the quaternary ammonium salts that have appeared in print to date. The quaternary ammonium surface-active antiseptics have secured a prominent and important place in the fields of medicinal and general disinfection during the past decade. These compounds are of particular interest in that, unlike most other disinfectants, they exhibit not only germicidal action but also surface-active, detergent, and wetting properties.
Action on Metals
Compatibilities and Incompatibilities
Interfering Action of Tap Waters
5. Physical Properties
Influence of pH on Antibacterial Efficiency
Germicidal Action in Organic Matter
Action against Mycobacteria
Mode of Action
Inactivation of Quaternaries
7. Pharmacology and Toxicology
8. Practical Application—Surgical
Sterilization of Instruments
Obstetrics and Gynecology
9. Practical Application—General Disinfection
Eating and Drinking Establishments
Food Processing Plants
Preservation of Plants and Organic Matter
11. Surface-Active Agents and Germicides
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- © Academic Press 1950
- 1st January 1950
- Academic Press
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