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Study Finds Applying UV Light to Common Disinfectants May Reduce Toxicity

Via The Weather Company, IANS reports the simple application of UVC light on common disinfectants can make it safer for humans as well as the environment, finds a study. UVC light is a type of ultraviolet light that’s most effective at killing germs. Disinfectants are used to protect against a wide range of viruses and bacteria, including coronavirus. Representative Image(IANS)Benzalkonium chloride (BAK) is the most common active ingredient in over 400 common disinfectants currently in use. But, BAK is a severe human skin and eye irritant and is also toxic for the environment, especially to fish, aquatic invertebrates, and…
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