Chemical substances that kill microorganisms. Belonging to the biocides, microbicides are necessary for many products such as cleaning agents, shampoos and cosmetics, but also for paints and varnishes. Here, they ensure good product quality and stability.

Substances that aim at one particular type of microbe are called virucides, bactericides, fungicides, or algaecides.


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The A-to-Z database provides information on each pathogen, the most common infections that it triggers, its main transmission paths and recommendations on disinfection. In the glossary, you will find explanations of infection control terms. Search now!

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