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Disinfectant(s)

Definition:

A chemical or physical process that kills or inactivates microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, and protozoa.

Source: US EPA US EPA Drinking Water Glossary 

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Common water disinfectants include chlorine, chloramine, ozone and ultraviolet light.

Related words:

Chloramination - Chloramine(s) - Chlorine - Ozone

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GreenFacts Summary on Water Disinfectants & disinfectant by-products:

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Español: Desinfectante
Français: Désinfectant(s)

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