microbial prevention

Dr Engelbert Buxbaum via methods%40net.bio.net (by engelbert_buxbaum from hotmail.com)
Wed Feb 28 12:28:00 EST 2007

jg374 from cam.ac.uk wrote:

> > Virkon is good for that purpose, non-corrosive, almost odourless and not
> > particularly toxic to humans. But it kills bacteria, yeasts and viruses.
> >
> It doesnt tend to last very long before it needs replacing though (<24 
> hours)

No, in my experience it works well for several weeks in this
application. At least I never had any contammination from that
humidifying bath, whether the Virkon acted as a disinfectant or as a
placebo I don't know.

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